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Picture of How To Make a Wooden Guitar Pick
Guitar picks were originally made from tortoise/turtle shells, bone and wood.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

Picture of 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

Optional:

~Sand paper
~Wood files
~Drill bits
~Coping saw/scroll saw
 
opiewan4 years ago
somehow I just never thought of wood or bamboo for guitar pick. I have to try this,good job