Magnetic Guitar Picks





Introduction: Magnetic Guitar Picks

Every guitarist needs a pick, whether it's beachside strumming or arena shredding. Make sure you have your guitar picks close by making magnetic guitar picks! You can stick these magnetic picks to your strings, tuning heads, mic stand, or anywhere else you might need a guitar pick. These picks are a fun way to show your nerdy side while rocking out, they're fun and inexpensive to make.

I read this article about a company that sells magnetic guitar picks, but after seeing the price of ONE pick was $4 (not including shipping) I decided to make my own. Just super glue small neodymium magnets to the back of guitar picks, that's it! Design differences aside, picks are easily damaged or lost (even with magnets) and I wanted an inexpensive alternative to a slick commercial version

commercial magnetic picks
  • $4 for one (shipping extra)
  • $25 for 10 (shipping extra)
my picks

Just how powerful are these guitar picks? I plastered my magnetic picks on a guitar and filmed my friend shaking the neck, simulating EPIC rock moves:

These picks passed the test and can be stuck anywhere you might need some instant jamming: the fridge, your mic stand, side of your car. The locations are endless.
Grab your guitar, crank the amp to 11, and get ready to rock!



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    i like the idea alot! but making the magnet inside the pick would be ideal for me, with a little rough spot on each side for grip.


    Don't jam with a mechanical watch on!

    This is cool if pic grip isn't something you're too fussy aboot.

    I like 2 sided tape on the upper bout.

    Something I stumbled on back in 1988 when I got to pick up and strum a bit on the 1984 Frankenstrat(!) in EVH's tech's hotel room.

    don they stick to the strings when you play? I'd like to make these but my dad thinks that would be a problem.

    Great idea. I made a couple of these and they work perfectly.

    I wanted to try this, however i did it a little differently. i sandwitched the the magnet in between two picks. i wanted to melt the ends a little so i could squish the ends together to make it a single pick. little did i know, guitar picks are super flammable.

    About the picks...not the magnets
    Light or thin picks bend too much and I suppose a softer drying glue might help but my first experience is that they just fall off. Stiffer picks like those pictured might work but I don't use them.

    We needed this earlier today! We dropped a pick in my acoustic!

    Well I did, then my Grandpa who plays guitar too dropped his pick in his guitar..... lol