Liam Lacey has designed a synth for the toy piano lover in all of us. With years of experience in toy piano modification as a hobbyand with his background as the lead software designer of Modal Electronics, he’s the perfect one to do it too. His Vintage Toy Synthesizer was created forelement14‘s Music Tech Challenge, and is simply beautiful—and even better, the project is opened sourced!
Get more details at Lacey’s tumblr, and find out how to craft one of these yourself in the video above. For more DIY synth action, here’s a few more good tips on building synths.