wooden pedalboards

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  1. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    looking for inspiration

    anyone have a wooden pedalboard?

    I'm looking to build one that's not too big and has a lid with latches

    5-6 pedals, max
     
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  2. Rob77

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    Yep - I made my own, slanted how i like it, and to fit a certain size road case.
    Used marine carpet to cover and velcro bottom of all the pedals.

    Dont have pics though as im at work. If I remember tonight...will post them.
     
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    Yep - no pics - my board is not here. Just a slab with Velcro on top and non-slip feet. Stained matte black. Nothing elaborate, but it keeps my stuff together.
     
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    5-6 pedals? why go to all that trouble, just buy a SKB powered SK8 board. They even sell a gig bag for it.
     
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    Something like this?



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    I think you are better with a separate case/soft case. Inside a box it just makes pushing pedal switches harder. That could be solved I suppose.
     
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    I used a shower/bath teak flooring when the home store went on full sale, $16 out the door.. I was waiting on my true pedalboard from China and I needed to wire up my board quickly for a gig, so I just looked for cheap options while waiting..

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    Garage sale an old typewriter case or briefcase and raise the floor inside with a plywood panel for easy pedaling and wire routing. No pics but that's what I've got. Close the cover and easy carry.

    Do a google image search for "Ikea pedal board".

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    Mine is currently just a piece of 1/2" fir plywood painted black with wedge ends.
    No slots or holes though, the durn pedals have power jacks in all different locations and I just planned to run wires between pedals until some future time when it all suddenly became clear to me where to make slots or holes.
    Only used at home too so power supplies are off board.
     
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    For 5 pedals I just buy a small aluminium board on ebay for $20 bucks delivered. They come with cable ties, stick on fastners and Velcro.
    They are strong and very light.
    I bought a couple and join them together with Velcro if I need more pedals.
     
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    I made mine from Walnut wood purchased from Home Depot for less than $20 not including Dual Lock 3M. The dimensions are based of a Pedaltrain Nano +. I am able to mount a powersupply underneath:
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    Sorry, no pictures handy. Made from pieces of pine I had laying around. I keep mine in a cheap suitcase from Goodwill. It's modeled after Pedal Train design/look, with slats. All wood screws, no glue. Is sloped at an angle and tall enough to fit a regular power strip and also a MXR DC Brick underneath. It's about 24x13, painted black, and has a metal on top of each side. Three 1.5 or 2" holes on back (crowd facing) so I have a choice where to run the AC power cord from.

    It could hold two rows of about 6-8 pedals in each row if need be. Right now I keep a Vox Tonelab one it with 4 pedals in front of that (mini Spark, TS9, Phase 90, vibe)

    I like the size, don't mind the pedal board, I'm not real happy with either of the suitcases I've used with it so travelling/packing isn't ideal but the board itself is just fine.
     
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    IMG_2976.JPG I have built homemade pedalboards with housings quite a few times, but my final iteration is a minimal plywood board that I transport inside a very inexpensive travel case that I learned about here on TDPRI. Some pics to explain the design. IMG_2975.JPG IMG_2982.JPG IMG_2986.JPG IMG_2987.JPG
     
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    Love my Death or Glory PB... recyclable materials, distress orange. These guys do a great job (and not expensive). Took the option of in and out jacks on the sides, 9v and 12v input in front.

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    this was my basic board for studio usage , notice only one loom running to the rack

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    I have since modified it with 2 flanges to hold mike stands and booms that came in handy for a few extras , Kaos Pad 3 , Eventide H9 Max, with Ipad for a controller

    and i installed a patchbay on the rack to insert the extra effects

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    Ok so I clearly win the lazy award...my pedal board is a slab of plywood with pedals attached with velcro and wires held in place with electric wire staples. Gets the job done! 20190806_190043.jpg
     
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    Nothing wrong with using an old version of the Holeyboard. I have been pleased with mine for the last 5 years now.
     
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