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This is my take on the incredible Altoids Tin Guitar. Bumpus originally made it, and there have been many copies. Here is mine.
I used -about 5 wooden slats from home depot (paint stirrers) -3 small eye screws -one altoids tin -the first three strings off of a guitar -an old pe...
Glue the wooden slats one atop another, using however many it takes to equal the height of the Altoids tin. Then, take the Altoids tin and cut an area...
Jus what it sounds like. Poke 3 holes in the end of the Altoids tin, leading into the tin. Simple. To string it, put the string into the tin and lead ...
Screw through the back of the altoids tin to secure the neck of the Altoid-ar. Cut an old dried out ink cartridge from a pen into two pieces, to be us...
I used eye screws as tuning machines. Predrill the holes for these on the headstock of the guitar.
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