Posts by John Paul Sciortino

Carvey in the WorkBench

A tabletop carving machine cuts through a piece of linoleum.

In order to test the capabilities of the Design Labs' new machine, Carvey, Isaac Levine and I have completed a series of projects that have allowed us to explore the different ways in which this machine interacts with various materials.

Work in Progress: "Fuzz Face" Effects Pedal Construction

A metal enclosure and various electrical components.

Isaac Levine and I have immersed ourselves in the troubling yet rewarding world of guitar effects pedal construction. What began as a short project designed to bolster our knowledge of circuitry in musical instruments has now turned into a lengthy trek to explore the instructional resources of the internet, the inventory of the North Campus WorkBench, and the variability of the electrical components required for guitar effects pedal construction.