Introduction: Duct Tape Guitar Strap

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In this Instructable I will show you how to make a cool unique guitar strap out of a roll of duct tape, and it olny takes 15 min.

Step 1: Supplies

For this Instructable you will need the following supplies:

1 role of Duct tape

Step 2: Make the Strap

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The first thing you will want to do is deside how big you want the strap to be and what color you want it to be . How I did this is by taking my real guitar strap and adjusting it to the length I want, and then use it as a model for the duct tape strap. Once i desided what color I wanted and how big I wanted the strap to be i taped a strip of ducttape to the table stiky side up then placed another strip to that strip of duct tape. In total I put about 2 more strips of tape on the other two, making a strong,smooth strap of tape.

Step 3: Making the Hole

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Now all you need to do is make a hole on the strap for your guitar. To do this I used a drill bit and a drill press but you could use a small knife or something. First I found a drill bit that was as big as the hole in my normal guitar strap. Once I found the right side I placed it in the drill press and drilled a hole in the center of the end of the strap.

After making a hole in both sides of the strap I cut a line about one centimeter long from the hole in the oposite direction(look at pic. 2).

Step 4: Your Done!!!

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Your are done now all you need is a guitar!


Jessie Marie (author)2013-01-02

This is awesome. I just have to make one for my guitar.

darrennie (author)2012-11-28

Awesome job. Don't forget the strap locks... just in case.

Kaiven (author)2009-10-16

This is PERFECT! I have got to use it! And the color matches my home made guitar too ^.^ I will post pictures eventually...

foxtrot4697 (author)2009-08-18

Awesomeness! i made it with turqoise and im planning on making a pick case that slides on and off of the strap.

LargePaperCup (author)2009-08-14

i made one i did what you did and then taped the sides to make sure they wouldnt rip and too make it stronger =D

wilcurt (author)2009-05-27

Man! I wanted to do this!

mchs60chip (author)2009-05-17

you could add more layers to make it stronger like instead of 4 layers 6 or 8

Little_Buster (author)2009-05-09

Heh, doesnt seem gig stable.

iwant2lern (author)2009-04-19

hey um....... you could have just used a whole puncher or even a sharpend pencil

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