Introduction: Electric Stick Bass

An electric bass is created using 1 broken bass string, 1 piezo transducer, part of a cheap wooden easel leg, and 2 metal rods from a bookshelf. A video is included to demonstrate the sound of the stick bass.


rezent (author)2009-07-21

Check out the band motograter!!! they took this idea to the max using steel industrial cable instead of bass string and added alot more!!! they actual don't have a traditional bass player, they only use their "motograter" instead!!

kicker109 (author)2009-05-31

Is that video also how you built it 'Cos I'm in school and they've blocked the video same with youtube, metacafe and others

wally33 (author)2009-04-10

haha drilled:D

MattWasser (author)2008-03-06

That sounds so heavy

dchall8 (author)2008-01-28

I'm sorry but I have no idea what I just saw. When you are trying to communicate technical information (like the 'how-tos' on Instructables), simpler is better. Your video is too distracting with all the wild effects.

dchall8 (author)dchall82008-01-28

Okay. I just found the real Instructable posted earlier. Negit my last (which used to mean, 'ignore my previous communication.'). So this is just a demo. I'm good with that. A little more info would have helped.

GorillazMiko (author)2008-01-28

Cool! Thanks for posting the video and the Instructable, they're both awesome, I hope to see more awesome stuff from you!

dentsinger (author)GorillazMiko2008-01-28

Thanks man!

chalky (author)2008-01-28

looks pretty cool but hey you could have been a bit more freakin specific lol ps/......on account of me being a bit thick in the head!!:)

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