Instructables: exploring - play - guitar - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:57:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stomp Box Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Stomp-Box-Shoe/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:10:15 PDT
Guitar Cajon Mod (Internal Snare) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Cajon-Mod-Internal-Snare/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 14:05:06 PDT
How to Make a Guitar Camara Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Guitar-Camara-Mount/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:58:32 PDT
The Three String Box Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Three-String-Box-Guitar/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:11:51 PDT
Defretting a Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Defretting-a-Bass-Guitar/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 19:52:24 PDT
Canjo - one string banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Canjo-One-String-Banjo/
Canjo - one string banjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SMALL.jpg malkon You will need:A 500 mm long stick. 20x20 mmA small canA bit of strong, twinned stringSome nailsTiny pieces of hard wood 4x4 mmGlue Draw a line in the middle of the stick parallell to the edge.Mark the length of the can. Cut along the line.Fasten a nail in the other end. Let it stick up about...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 14:53:02 PDT
Tele-purplecaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Tele-purplecaster/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 12:44:00 PDT
Guitar From Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-From-Trash/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 18:42:38 PDT
Prince Inspired Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Prince-Inspired-Bass-Guitar/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 19:17:53 PDT
Built in Guitar Headphone Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-in-Guitar-Headphone-Amp/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 06:53:21 PDT
Simple Maintenance Tips to Make Your Electric Guitar Look and Sound Better http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Maintenance-Tips-to-Make-Your-Electric-Guit/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:04:40 PDT
Small Tube Guitar Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Tube-Guitar-Amplifier/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 04:39:17 PDT
Milk Cap Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Cap-Guitar-Picks/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 19:45:11 PST
How to Transition Between a G Chord and a C Chord on the Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Transition-Between-a-G-Chord-and-a-C-Chord-/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:44:28 PST
How to Play a C Major Chord on Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-a-C-Major-Chord-on-Guitar/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:23:12 PST
Electric Ukulele with Tone Controls http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrify-an-Ukulele-With-Tone-Controls/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:32:56 PST
Wood Pedaltrain Novo 32 Pedalboard, Easy Build, Limited Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pedaltrain-Novo-32-Pedalboard-Easy-Build-Limi/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:22:58 PST
Epic! Guitar Hero - Double Neck Guitar... Fail http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Guitar-Hero-Double-Neck-Guitar-Fail/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:45:27 PST
Twin neck (Geddy Lee style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-neck-Geddy-Lee-style/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 12:12:41 PST
Infinite Guitar Sustainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-Guitar-Sustainer/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:10:51 PST
Tennis Rock-it http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Rock-it/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:49:47 PST
Midi Foot Controller (Pedalera controladora MIDI) para Amplitube 3. http://www.instructables.com/id/Footswitch-Casero-para-Amplitube-3/
Midi Foot Controller (Pedalera controladora MIDI) para Amplitube 3. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/RA12/IE6XLVK0/FM2RA12IE6XLVK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/RA12/IE6XLVK0/FM2RA12IE6XLVK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/RA12/IE6XLVK0/FM2RA12IE6XLVK0.SMALL.jpg Claudio B Instrucciones de armado y puesta en funcionamiento del Midi Foot Controller .(Pedalera controladora MIDI) para Amplitube 3.Hola, uso habitualmente el programa Amplitube 3 para practicar con mi Guitarra, realmente me gustan mucho los sonidos y posibilidades de combinaciones que tiene. Cuando quise t...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:59:35 PDT
Magnetic Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Pick/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 09:20:32 PDT
GuitarToo-D2 (R2-D2 themed electric guitar) http://www.instructables.com/id/GuitarToo-D2-R2-D2-themed-electric-guitar/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:38:59 PDT
Make a Guitar with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Guitar-with-CNC/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:40:42 PDT
sailboat to ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/sailboat-to-ukulele/
sailboat to ukulele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/OMXT/ICICUF4Q/FRUOMXTICICUF4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/OMXT/ICICUF4Q/FRUOMXTICICUF4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/OMXT/ICICUF4Q/FRUOMXTICICUF4Q.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 In 2006 my son and I each built a skiff /sailboat from plans by Iain Oughtred a great father and son project. unfortunately that fall while on the trailer in the back yard a large tree limb fell on my sons boat taking out most of one side. He thought that maybe he would repair it but never got the...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:18:05 PDT
E-Guitar Pickguard + Pickholder! http://www.instructables.com/id/E-Guitar-Pickguard-Pickholder/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:49:31 PDT
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Cards-Guitar-Picks/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:44:59 PDT
1 Watt Guitar Practice Amp Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Watt-Guitar-Practice-Amp-Cheap/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:52:52 PDT
Cheaply Record Studio-quality Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaply-Record-Studio-quality-Music/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:28:23 PDT
The Strummer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Strummer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:35:29 PDT
How to Play a "Power" Chord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-a-Power-Chord/
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By: Jabinaise

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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:47 PDT
Guitar Pick Avengers !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pick-Avengers/
Guitar Pick Avengers !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7Y2H/I9YRSCEQ/FJQ7Y2HI9YRSCEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7Y2H/I9YRSCEQ/FJQ7Y2HI9YRSCEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7Y2H/I9YRSCEQ/FJQ7Y2HI9YRSCEQ.SMALL.jpg caijiu9 Guitar Pick Avengers LogoIron ManThorHulkCaptain America1 mm Thickness for pick0.6 mm Thickness for image If Like , VOTE ME THANK YOU !!! :) Avengers Logo a2.stlIron Man iron-pick09Thor thor.stlHulk hulk.stlCaptain America a-pickEnjoy And Vote Me thank you !
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Tue, 19 May 2015 07:14:12 PDT
Build a Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Semi-hollowbody-Electric-Guitar/
Build a Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/WRMO/I9Q9FD5W/FX6WRMOI9Q9FD5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/WRMO/I9Q9FD5W/FX6WRMOI9Q9FD5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/WRMO/I9Q9FD5W/FX6WRMOI9Q9FD5W.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane This instructable will show you how to build a bolt-on neck, semi-hollowbody electric guitar, in the manner of Fender's Thinline guitars and similar. The body I made is similar to a Jazzmaster or Jaguar, with a flat top, but the steps would be the same for any body shape and for carved-top bodies. U...
By: jmacfarlane

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Sat, 16 May 2015 15:20:36 PDT
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Maintaining a Guitar (But Were Afraid to Ask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-to-Know-About-Maintaini/
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Maintaining a Guitar (But Were Afraid to Ask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane Guitar maintenance can be a frustrating and expensive business. This instructable aims to help with that. If I missed something you think should be included, let me know; likewise, if you've got a question, put it in the comments and we'll see if we can't get you squared away. Know Your Instrument...
By: jmacfarlane

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:25:15 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
Guitar amp footswitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SMALL.jpg Alex1258 Recently, I acquired this guitar amp to use it when I want to practise but don't want to use my bigger rig. I'm planning on revamping it. The previous owner lost the footswitch so I thought I would make one just for the fun of making it instead of buying a new one. I will make this Instructable so t...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT
Make an 8-String Ukulele From your Normal Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-8-String-Ukulele-From-your-Normal-Ukulele/
Make an 8-String Ukulele From your Normal Ukulele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SMALL.jpg jonny boxmonkey Make your normal (preferably cheap) ukulele into an 8-string uke. An 8-string ukulele is played just like a normal ukulele, so you won't have to re-learn chords or anything! I call this the "gizmo" modBefore we start, you should know, to make this all simpler I've created a PDF printout that you can...
By: jonny boxmonkey

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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:49:24 PDT
Create a 3D Steampunk Guitar Decal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-Steampunk-Guitar-Decal/
Create a 3D Steampunk Guitar Decal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YGUS/I83LGPXQ/FIUYGUSI83LGPXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YGUS/I83LGPXQ/FIUYGUSI83LGPXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/YGUS/I83LGPXQ/FIUYGUSI83LGPXQ.SMALL.jpg Andydimarzio This is my poor man's version of getting a cool looking decal with a bit of depth that looks fairly realistic. Ofcourse, the decal has fixed shadows but you still can get away with it I think ;-) I was actually look for having a guitarbody milled out through 3D CNC'ing but finding experienced compan...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 02:27:00 PDT
Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Cigar-Box-guitar-w-Built-in-amplifier/
Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance I was tired of carrying around heavy guitars and amplifiers whenever I went on holiday or camping and needed something to play while I was away. That's why I made this. This is a light, portable, strat-style guitar that I take with me whenever I go away from home and want a guitar with me. It has tw...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:31:20 PDT
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jam-Stand-A-portable-custom-Guitar-Amplifier-S/
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SMALL.jpg themortalphoenix I am a music fanatic and I love to play my electric guitar. Unfortunately though, I also need an amplifier but carrying one around is very cumbersome. Apart from the bulky amplifier, I also need a guitar processor and a stand for my instrument because leaving it to lean against a wall could ben...
By: themortalphoenix

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:10:54 PDT
The Hero Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hero-Guitar/
The Hero Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W1X9/I70XKN16/FV6W1X9I70XKN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W1X9/I70XKN16/FV6W1X9I70XKN16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W1X9/I70XKN16/FV6W1X9I70XKN16.SMALL.jpg MikB After my first attempt at luthiery with a Cardboard Ukulele, let's take it up a level.It's not quite a mandolin, or a banjo. It sounds a bit like an electro-acoustic-12-string. It's related to a cigar box guitar, it looks a bit like a "Rickenbacker Frying Pan", it's almost entirely made from scrap, ...
By: MikB

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 04:27:23 PDT
Stomp Box from speaker - Super easy 1 hour project http://www.instructables.com/id/Stomp-Box-from-speaker-Super-easy-1-hour-project/
Stomp Box from speaker - Super easy 1 hour project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/ZIJR/I74NAZR0/F7CZIJRI74NAZR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/ZIJR/I74NAZR0/F7CZIJRI74NAZR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/ZIJR/I74NAZR0/F7CZIJRI74NAZR0.SMALL.jpg RowanCant Stomp boxes have taken a massive sweep across pubs and bars as solo artist guitar players begin to realise that they can get a cool sound out of that naturally stomping foot that they have. Here is how to do it really fast, really easily and get awesome results. (When I watch the video, I'm not real...
By: RowanCant

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:19:53 PDT
How To Give Your Guitar A Custom Paint Job http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Give-Your-Guitar-A-Custom-Paint-Job/
How To Give Your Guitar A Custom Paint Job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/M01J/I6RSZFWN/FUIM01JI6RSZFWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/M01J/I6RSZFWN/FUIM01JI6RSZFWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/M01J/I6RSZFWN/FUIM01JI6RSZFWN.SMALL.jpg gunnyboy When I first started playing guitar, I played a cheap epiphone Les Paul p90. Later on, I bought an Ibanez Gio, which has been my go-to guitar since. One day, I got tired of the original red paint scheme of my Epiphone, so I decided to give it more character with a re-painting. So, this instructable ...
By: gunnyboy

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:04:47 PST
hand tools Cigar box guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/hand-tools-Cigar-box-guitar/
hand tools Cigar box guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LVM1/I6RSJVOE/FQBLVM1I6RSJVOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LVM1/I6RSJVOE/FQBLVM1I6RSJVOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LVM1/I6RSJVOE/FQBLVM1I6RSJVOE.SMALL.jpg aleutianwind This is an Instructable about a few guitar type things I have been building while traveling in our motorhome. I used hand tools I found along the way and thrift store stuff. I had to buy a few things from ebay and amazon. I made some of the necks out of 2x4 fir some out of oak and one out of red...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:27:11 PST
2x4 Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Guitar/
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By: Arx

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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:05:01 PST
Build a Fender-Style Guitar Body http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fender-Style-Guitar-Body/
Build a Fender-Style Guitar Body - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane There are several instructibles on this general topic already, but this is just the way I did it for this style of guitar. Doing a hollowbody or Les Paul-style guitar takes different steps and techniques, so this won't work fully for any style of guitar other than a flat-top, solidbody, bolt-on nec...
By: jmacfarlane

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:13:20 PST
Building your old costomiced fender stile guitars http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-old-costomiced-fender-stile-guitars/
Building your old costomiced fender stile guitars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/ROC9/I6002M1E/F4IROC9I6002M1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/ROC9/I6002M1E/F4IROC9I6002M1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/ROC9/I6002M1E/F4IROC9I6002M1E.SMALL.jpg gaby35b2 in this instructable, im going to show you how to make an old stile customiced guitars. I use pics from three or for proyects we make before. I hope you like this tutorial and enjoy reading like me writing. Thanks.In the electric instruments world, one of the most tradicional company is fender. I ma...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:48:06 PST
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Guitar-Picks/
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SMALL.jpg imthemaker Recently I started playing the guitar and it was then I realised something, most picks are pretty ugly... So I set off to make some custom, cool and fun picks that anyone could make Supplies You will need:An old gift card, debit card, or another plastic card alikeA guitar pick template: there are...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:44:56 PST
Owl shaped guitar soundhole cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Owl-shaped-guitar-soundhole-cover/
Owl shaped guitar soundhole cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/68T5/I4E6FPAT/FXS68T5I4E6FPAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/68T5/I4E6FPAT/FXS68T5I4E6FPAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/68T5/I4E6FPAT/FXS68T5I4E6FPAT.SMALL.jpg maKACS I inherited a nice guitar from my friend. The guitar was in bad condition so at first I must had to clean and restorate it. It was a slow process and an interesting journey since I never had a guitar before. I've documented this whole process on my Google Plus wall and collected those articles on Pi...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 06:49:42 PST
Build A Half-Size Travel Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Half-Size-Travel-Bass-Guitar/
Build A Half-Size Travel Bass Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/NQS3/I48C9DX5/FZJNQS3I48C9DX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/NQS3/I48C9DX5/FZJNQS3I48C9DX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/NQS3/I48C9DX5/FZJNQS3I48C9DX5.SMALL.jpg MJT3 Get Wood For Body I wanted to build this bass for as little cost as possible. I got these solid wood table top blanks at Home Depot for $4.99. Make A Template Cut The Body This wood was pretty thick, so I used a router to cut the outline. Sand Body / Cut Neck Pocket Plug Holes In G...
By: MJT3

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