Guitar picks were originally made from tortoise/turtle shells, bone and wood. Most classical guitarists ditch picks all together and just use the pads of their fingers and/or their nails. Most picks nowadays are made of rubber, plastic and metal. Wooden picks have a softer, and warmer  sound (in my opinion) and the satisfaction of making something yourself can help cheer you up if you're in a sour mood.

Step 1: Tools and Materials

For this instructable you will need the following:

~Wood. It doesn't matter what kind you use, but hard woods will work better and try to stay away from particle board. I used a dollar store bamboo cutting board.
~A dremel tool or (this is what i used) an electric drill.
~Grinding, cutting, and sanding wheels for the tool you are using.
~A guitar pick or a drawing for a template.
~A saw


~Sand paper
~Wood files
~Drill bits
~Coping saw/scroll saw
<p>I made one similar to this using simply a wood chisel, some scrapwood, an exact o knife and a fingernail file. It turned out great, and I also painted it and varnished it with some homemade varnish. I made a second as a pendant for my boyfriend and he loves it </p>
<p>You can make it. look for woodprix website! I think it's the best way to learn how to make it in the better way. http://woodprix.com </p>
somehow I just never thought of wood or bamboo for guitar pick. I have to try this,good job

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