However you care to aesthetically classify this lunchbox amp, it’s a cool, thoroughly detailed project which can be applied to any type of styling. It uses the 2 Watt Stereo Kit from Carl’s Electronics.

Dieselpunk Stereophonic Amplifier

Vintage headphone mod


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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