Musicians are gear heads. And the internet is teaming with tight-knit communities where they can talk gear. A common piece of equipment that comes up is the 1968 Marshall Super Lead—the most iconic guitar amplifier of all time. It's a holy grail for many. So I decided to stop talking about 'em and build one, down to the very last detail.

I posted build threads on forums so people could follow my progress.

And we made this video to build a little buzz in the various online musician communities.

Project has amassed 150,000 hits and growing as of 11/01/12

Motion Designer: Jorge Gonzalez