And here's the promised photo. It ain't pretty but it works and didn't cost much. Note the granny adapter hanging from the 120v socket just in case we need a trickle charge someday. The breaker panel is barely visible on the upper left. So just under a four-foot conduit run from the junction box he installed right under the panel.
All you fancy Tesla types can laugh all you want at my hack-a-billy rig, but with the money I saved I bought myself a really sweet guitar. Now wifey is happy and hubby is too!