Introduction: How to Play Air Guitar

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Playing Air Guitar is a fine art, with many masters in the field. Playing air guitar is no laughing matter.

This instructable will show you the air guitar basic tips and allow you to make money with your new found skill.

Step 1: Remove Air Guitar

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For This Instructable you will need one standard air guitar

The first step is to take the air guitar out of the case.

Step 2: Put It on and Tune It

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Next you want to put the air guitar on and make sure it is in tune. An out of tune air guitar is a crime against nature.

Step 3: Practice

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Next you want to practice your air guitar until you can shred with the best, this may take a while.

Step 4: Impress the World

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Once you are good enough its time to go on tour.

Step 5: Rock Out

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Next you want to rock out, i chose to do this downtown so i can busk you support my electronics addiction world tour.

Step 6: Enjoy Your Earnings

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Once you have rocked out all day for the masses, you can use the money you made for many things:

- food
- rent
- electronics
- more air guitars

The possibilities are endless, please post your own air guitar successes in the comments!


AmandineL4 (author)2017-03-24

Will add this to my bucket list ?

nancyjohns (author)2016-04-08

You should only except tips of air money.

Fvck_Your_Logic (author)2015-10-24

I keep trying but I'll never be as good as you. Thank you for being my inspiration though

Romi-GR- (author)2014-08-31

with the money I've made out of street air playing, I even got to buy a real one! but the tell you, it's not the same...

paint321 (author)2014-06-06

Dude I tried to make a wicked shred with my guitar behind my back but I doped it...I have no idea if it was broken,I think they paid all of us cuz they were sorry for us lol jk jk:)

springlauncher (author)2012-01-30


springlauncher (author)2012-01-30

how long does it take you?

springlauncher (author)2012-01-30

could you teach me

nfk11 (author)2012-01-26

so where can you get an air san antonio. :)

wat. (author)2010-10-28

Invisible guiture, hummmm, how can people and you hear, play, tune and fix?

LilPurpleCow (author)wat.2011-02-19

They obviously just hear it as well as they can see it :D

wat. (author)LilPurpleCow2011-07-11

ok... as thinking

Mosher (author)2010-10-28

after i learnt how to play air guitar and went to my nearest store to start shredding, i was approached by multiple hot babes wanting to hear me shred. i gave them a small riff each and they were hooked. i got £500 in a week! thanks air guitar!

Doctor Freeman (author)Mosher2011-05-07


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homestuck (author)2011-04-11

YAY air money :D

popcorn4lunch (author)2011-02-15

man, id love to go make some $$, but unfortunatly i recently lost my air guitar, guess ill hav to go buy a new one...:(

bruno13069 (author)2010-10-27

Do you tune your air guitar like a regular guitar?
What if you're playing a 12 string air guitar? Do you handle it differently than a 6 string?
Do they make 12 string air guitars? Do they make air Bass guitars?

Curious, humorous minds want to know...

(Nice I'ble!)

reubyjay (author)bruno130692010-11-18

yes they make 12 string i happen to have one, it has great sound to

1spartan95 (author)reubyjay2011-01-21

Can you make an ible for changing your air pickups?

mr have nothing (author)2011-01-03

I lost my air guitar in my couch after getting $3.00 of playing on the streets, spending it at McDonalds, then falling asleep.

bounty1012 (author)2010-12-03

Hey, what kind of air guitar should I buy? I'm kind of a newbie.

LucDaRocka1 (author)2010-11-26

my air bass rocks its a 6 string get a bunch of gigs

predatory meatball (author)2010-11-07

After long hours of practice, made 75 cents by shredding near a hobo (cha-ching)! bought myself a pack of gum!

Kryptonite (author)2010-10-27

I don't have the hair, so I'm not sure I can do this one.

darknessfalls (author)2010-10-27

i did this before, made $10 for 3 hours, it was hilarious that people actually paid me for air guitaring... but it did buy my dinner that night, so all was good

!revenge! (author)2010-10-27

i am kind of an beginner in the art of playing air guitar, could you please tell me how to tune an 7 string air guitar. if you could tell me in what tuning all the 7 strings have to be i can finally begin my own metal band.

Ninzerbean (author)2010-10-26

Hysterical! And great photos.

sibrow (author)Ninzerbean2010-10-27

Hey, I think you'll find this is "no laughing matter" ;)

Dr. Pepper (author)2010-10-26

cool good job

Culturespy (author)2010-10-26

Hey! Where's my guitar??

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