Instructables: exploring - play - guitar - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:05:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric baritone ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-baritone-ukulele/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:05:34 PDT
Pro quality pickup winder - 3000+ RPM pickup winder with Tach, Counter and autostop http://www.instructables.com/id/Pro-quality-pickup-winder-3000-RPM-pickup-winder-w/
Pro quality pickup winder - 3000+ RPM pickup winder with Tach, Counter and autostop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/726O/HXLMLGZY/FD9726OHXLMLGZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/726O/HXLMLGZY/FD9726OHXLMLGZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/726O/HXLMLGZY/FD9726OHXLMLGZY.SMALL.jpg mojoatomic Why build this winder? Cost vs performance for starters. Features for another. Want to push your decision over the edge? You can build this winder for $158.00 and have a whole lot of machine for very little investment. One of the lowest cost and most popular "Pro" winders is $462.90 and it only has ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:24:37 PDT
Lost The Nut On Your Guitar? No Problem, Here's How You Make Another http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-The-Nut-On-Your-Guitar-No-Problem-Heres-How-Y/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 18:06:27 PDT
pallet saprano ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-saprano-ukulele/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 16:27:58 PDT
Cigar Box Uke http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigar-Box-Uke/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:38:40 PDT
How To Make A Circuit Board Guitar Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Circuit-Board-Guitar-Pick/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:16:09 PDT
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Guitar Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-So-you-want-to-make-a-guitar-throne-e/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:50:57 PST
Laser Cut Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Ukulele/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 21:37:28 PST
Custom Guitar Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Guitar-Case/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:04:59 PST
Pick holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pick-holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/PHEF/HQF9GXPC/FO7PHEFHQF9GXPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/PHEF/HQF9GXPC/FO7PHEFHQF9GXPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/PHEF/HQF9GXPC/FO7PHEFHQF9GXPC.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Ahoy! So I got bored (It's that beautiful time of exams again..) and wanted to play my guitar but I couldn't find my pick which led me to an idea of making the pick holder! Materials and tools: - paper - pencil - plectrum - leather - scissors - clasp or keyring - needle and thread - paint (optio...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:23:06 PST
Sublax - Stuffed Sub-Octave Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Sublax-Stuffed-Sub-Octave-Guitar-Pedal/
Sublax - Stuffed Sub-Octave Guitar Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/ZLEQ/HOUG6706/FUAZLEQHOUG6706.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/ZLEQ/HOUG6706/FUAZLEQHOUG6706.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/ZLEQ/HOUG6706/FUAZLEQHOUG6706.SMALL.jpg troylikestomakestuff How to turn a stuffed animal into a guitar pedal... For what seems like forever I had a stuffed Snorlax sitting on a shelf somewhere. I always knew he was destined for greater things than just being a cuddly decorative friend. Materials 1 - Stuffed Animal 4 - Eyelets 2 - For Input & Output ja...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 22:00:57 PST
Overdrive Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Overdrive-Pedal/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:22:30 PDT
Uke'n'paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ukenpaddle/
Uke'n'paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AMXE/HIQ4NNM7/FVJAMXEHIQ4NNM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AMXE/HIQ4NNM7/FVJAMXEHIQ4NNM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AMXE/HIQ4NNM7/FVJAMXEHIQ4NNM7.SMALL.jpg titchtheclown Is it  ukulele? Is it a paddle? Why Yes! It is both! A ukulele and a paddle all in one – what more canoe ask for? All the great inventions of the world are combination items – the car boat, the shopping bag raincoat, the Swiss army knife and my personal favourite – the peanut butter and honey sandw...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 05:09:08 PDT
Tidy up your bass or guitar to avoid RF interference http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidy-up-your-bass-or-guitar-to-avoid-RF-interferen/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 10:49:50 PDT
DIY Bass Uke http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bass-Uke/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 09:13:54 PST
Guitar holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-holder/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 13:04:10 PDT
Carbon fiber guitar body - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-fiber-guitar-body-Made-at-Techshop/
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:18:27 PDT
DIY Powered Pedal Board with Input Jacks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powered-Pedal-Board-with-Input-Jacks/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:46:20 PDT
Micro Guitar Hero http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Guitar-Hero/
Micro Guitar Hero - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/5AHX/GHFJXI7Y/FKD5AHXGHFJXI7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/5AHX/GHFJXI7Y/FKD5AHXGHFJXI7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/5AHX/GHFJXI7Y/FKD5AHXGHFJXI7Y.SMALL.jpg kamibox.de Where's my Shrink Ray Gun? I always lose it, I shouldn't have shrunk it. So I will have to get Guitar Hero portable by exhausting manual labor. At this point, please don't come up with "But there is already a portable Guitar Hero - Guitar Hero On Tour". Yes, it is portable.. But does it look like a...
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 11:07:17 PST
How to Play 'Bubbly' by Colbie Caillat on the Acoustic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lay-Bubbly-by-Colbie-Caillat-on-the-Acous/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:31:56 PST
Varitone mod on Stratocaster clone guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Varitone-mod-on-Stratocaster-clone-guitar/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 05:21:35 PST
Custom Electric Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Electric-Guitar/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:19:59 PST
Paper Guitar Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Guitar-Pick/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:14:13 PDT
magnetic guitar picks http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-guitar-picks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/W2MP/H7UQMZN8/FBSW2MPH7UQMZN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/W2MP/H7UQMZN8/FBSW2MPH7UQMZN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/W2MP/H7UQMZN8/FBSW2MPH7UQMZN8.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus 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...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 14:17:26 PDT
How to redo a guitar with a broken neck and terrible paint job http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-redo-a-guitar-with-a-broken-neck-and-terrib/
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:58:15 PDT
VOLVO guitar project http://www.instructables.com/id/VOLVO-guitar-project/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:27:20 PDT
Guitar Pedal Board UNDER $40!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-Board-UNDER-40/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 01:46:14 PDT
Awesome Cigar Box Dulcimer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Cigar-Box-Dulcimer/
Awesome Cigar Box Dulcimer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/OEFO/H461X44F/F6AOEFOH461X44F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/OEFO/H461X44F/F6AOEFOH461X44F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/OEFO/H461X44F/F6AOEFOH461X44F.SMALL.jpg rmazzupappa Growing up in Appalachia I've seen my fair share of backwoods instruments but none are more impressive to me than the Cigar Box Guitars. Being left handed is what attracted me to playing the dulcimer, it was inexpensive and easy to flip the strings around. I was never much for playing traditional du...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:50:33 PDT
DIY Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pickup/
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:39:32 PDT
One Stringed Music Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Stringed-Music-Stick/
One Stringed Music Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8VTZ/H337K927/FPH8VTZH337K927.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8VTZ/H337K927/FPH8VTZH337K927.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/8VTZ/H337K927/FPH8VTZH337K927.SMALL.jpg Toms Workshop Having seen Seasick Steve playing his diddley bow on YouTube I wanted to have a go at making one. I thought it'd be cool if I could combine a walking stick with the string to make the instrument. Here's how I did it. What you need Parts: 1. A wooden handle (70 cm ish..), or something similar. I...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:42:05 PDT
Customizable Electric Guitar / Design process http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Electric-Guitar-Design-process/
Customizable Electric Guitar / Design process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RH52/H2WESYWU/FBDRH52H2WESYWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RH52/H2WESYWU/FBDRH52H2WESYWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RH52/H2WESYWU/FBDRH52H2WESYWU.SMALL.jpg alehnhar Overview: Hi and thanks for checking out my instructable!  This instructable is twofold.  I’d like to explain a design process from a styling point of view of making something real using a computer aided process as well as the actual build process.  I chose to design a guitar as it is something I h...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:57:49 PDT
Guitar Thumbpick http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Thumbpick/
Guitar Thumbpick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/D5PM/H21CGM1W/FD8D5PMH21CGM1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/D5PM/H21CGM1W/FD8D5PMH21CGM1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/D5PM/H21CGM1W/FD8D5PMH21CGM1W.SMALL.jpg enicolau A guitar has 6 strings. When playing finger-style, you use your thumb (1) for the thickest 3 strings, and the next three fingers (2=index, 3=middle, 4=ring) for picking the next three, thinner strings. When picking the strings with a guitar pick, or plectrum, (which produces much clearer sounds), yo...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 05:38:10 PDT
Wireless Mic to Guitar Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Mic-to-Guitar-Hack/
Wireless Mic to Guitar Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/YZ57/H19RTG92/FI4YZ57H19RTG92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/YZ57/H19RTG92/FI4YZ57H19RTG92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/YZ57/H19RTG92/FI4YZ57H19RTG92.SMALL.jpg mattthegamer463 Wireless guitars are great, without cables to trip on the life expectancy of an energetic guitarist is greatly increased.  However, they are expensive, way more expensive than wireless microphone systems.  In fact, if you're like me, you might happen to come into a wireless microphone system for fre...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 11:09:19 PDT
Rocksmith Control Pedal (Stompbox style controller) for XBox 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocksmith-Control-Pedal-Stompbox-style-controller/
Rocksmith Control Pedal (Stompbox style controller) for XBox 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SMALL.jpg smokeandlights This is my first Instructable.  I am happy that my timing will coincide with the entry deadline for the Game.Life 2 Challenge! I have tried to make instructables before, but it seems like halfway through my projects, I stop taking pictures. The same thing happened here, but I tried to go back and ge...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 19:42:45 PDT
Nintendo Candy Tin Portable Guitar Amp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Candy-Tin-Portable-Guitar-Amp/
Nintendo Candy Tin Portable Guitar Amp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SMALL.jpg sonicase In this instructable I'll show you how to make a small portable guitar amp out of a nintendo candies tin and some electronics. what you will need: Nintendo Candy tin (I found mine at costplus but I'm sure they're everywhere) Electronics for a simple LM386 amp (LM386 chip, 10uf and 250uf electrolyt...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:23:56 PDT
DIY cheap solid-state amplifier (from salvaged parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-solid-state-amplifier-from-salvaged-par/
DIY cheap solid-state amplifier (from salvaged parts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/LUXT/H0A2H2B0/F4YLUXTH0A2H2B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/LUXT/H0A2H2B0/F4YLUXTH0A2H2B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/LUXT/H0A2H2B0/F4YLUXTH0A2H2B0.SMALL.jpg VAustin89 Living in a third-world country, amplifiers like marshall, fender, line6, peavey and others are just too expensive for poor guitar players like me, since most amps are toys for the rich boys. So with a mix of inspiration and imagination I came up with this design and idea. I always wanted to have an...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 17:57:11 PDT
Glass guitar slide using a beer bottle and a rudimentary tool. http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-guitar-slide-using-a-beer-bottle-and-a-rudim/
Glass guitar slide using a beer bottle and a rudimentary tool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2R8S/GZACJ2KD/FGS2R8SGZACJ2KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2R8S/GZACJ2KD/FGS2R8SGZACJ2KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2R8S/GZACJ2KD/FGS2R8SGZACJ2KD.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Making a glass guitar slide is quick and easy when you have a handy dandy mill file, And some pizza, oh, beer too, You need that, or any glass bottle really. Supplies You need a Mill File and a glass bottle, any will do, but with beer, it makes the time pass by quicker. Also, You will need some ...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:07:10 PST
Amp Footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Amp-Footswitch-1/
Amp Footswitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OMJB/GALHA922/FHHOMJBGALHA922.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OMJB/GALHA922/FHHOMJBGALHA922.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OMJB/GALHA922/FHHOMJBGALHA922.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos When I play guitar, I often switch between clean and overdrive, and I sometimes need to turn chorus on and off.  The problem here is that the buttons on my amp are about 1/4" squares, smack dab in between the knobs.  When I don't want to reach down to change settings, sometimes I can manage to use m...
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 12:38:08 PDT
Replace a Volume Potentiometer in a Modern Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Volume-Potentiometer-in-a-Modern-Guitar-A/
Replace a Volume Potentiometer in a Modern Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SMALL.jpg KrushIndustries I did this repair at TechShop Detroit. All of the tools used can be found at the shop, including the bada*# electronics bench. The website for TechShop can be found here: www.techshop.ws This Fender guitar amplifier was made around 2007. It is a modern guitar amp with a Printed Circuit Board, just...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:32:04 PST
Altoids Tin Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Guitar-2/
Altoids Tin Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LS7G/GYH33GST/F6WLS7GGYH33GST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LS7G/GYH33GST/F6WLS7GGYH33GST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LS7G/GYH33GST/F6WLS7GGYH33GST.SMALL.jpg freeza36 This is my take on the incredible Altoids Tin Guitar. Bumpus originally made it, and there have been many copies. Here is mine.   Materials I used -about 5 wooden slats from home depot (paint stirrers) -3 small eye screws -one altoids tin -the first three strings off of a guitar -an old pen ink c...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 19:45:20 PST
Make your very own Guitar Hero / Band Hero guitar faceplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-very-own-Guitar-Hero-Band-Hero-guitar-/
Make your very own Guitar Hero / Band Hero guitar faceplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/QOPY/GYAMYWKK/FZ4QOPYGYAMYWKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/QOPY/GYAMYWKK/FZ4QOPYGYAMYWKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/QOPY/GYAMYWKK/FZ4QOPYGYAMYWKK.SMALL.jpg TommY.KillER Do you want to make your own faceplate for your GH 4/5/BH guitar? You don't need to buy expensive official faceplates, you can make some on your own! It's easy and almost everyone can do it! (Kids, ask parents for help with cutting :D) Let's start! So, you'll need tools which are in this pic...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 04:12:05 PST
Build Your Own Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Guitar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/M0QC/GXMS60A6/F9TM0QCGXMS60A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/M0QC/GXMS60A6/F9TM0QCGXMS60A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/M0QC/GXMS60A6/F9TM0QCGXMS60A6.SMALL.jpg freeza36 A major checkpoint for a guitarist is his first custom guitar build. I am yet to get there. Good luck! Build Your Own Electric Guitar! Have you ever looked at a guitar and wondered, "How do they make that?" Or thought to yourself, "I bet that I could build my own guitar," but never actually ...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 16:10:02 PST
Guitar Maintenance; The Complete Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Maintenance-The-Complete-Guide/
Guitar Maintenance; The Complete Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/6HS7/GXMS60A7/F0M6HS7GXMS60A7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/6HS7/GXMS60A7/F0M6HS7GXMS60A7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/6HS7/GXMS60A7/F0M6HS7GXMS60A7.SMALL.jpg freeza36 So now that you have gone out and bought your first guitar (or fifth if you're like me) you need to know how to properly maintain it. This is a colloection of what I have learned from my grandpa, what I have figured out myself, and what I have seen online. The First Clean Up If you bought your g...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 18:44:38 PST
Guitar Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Project/
Guitar Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/CYLR/GY2SOG63/FUBCYLRGY2SOG63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/CYLR/GY2SOG63/FUBCYLRGY2SOG63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/CYLR/GY2SOG63/FUBCYLRGY2SOG63.SMALL.jpg rwm9 So I have been planning on building a guitar for quite some time now.  I play some and I like to make things quite  a bit, this seemed like a fun project so I got started.  A few friends asked for pictures so here they are. Please note that this is just a summary of the way I did things.  It is in ...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 12:43:49 PST
How to Change a String on an Acoustic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-String-on-an-Acoustic-Guitar/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:27:55 PST
Philadelphia Museum of Art Guitar Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Philadelphia-Museum-of-Art-Guitar-Pick/
Philadelphia Museum of Art Guitar Pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/P9Z8/GXQPMO72/FJBP9Z8GXQPMO72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/P9Z8/GXQPMO72/FJBP9Z8GXQPMO72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/P9Z8/GXQPMO72/FJBP9Z8GXQPMO72.SMALL.jpg jameso The Museum of Art is a wonderful institution in Philadelphia.  They also give you a great plastic badge as proof of your admission.  You can turn this badge, and similar badges from other museums, into picks to make some music once you leave inspired by the works of art. You leave the museum wi...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:30:20 PST
My Multiple Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Multiple-Guitar-Stand/
My Multiple Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/CEQP/GXRN5A5L/F8KCEQPGXRN5A5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/CEQP/GXRN5A5L/F8KCEQPGXRN5A5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/CEQP/GXRN5A5L/F8KCEQPGXRN5A5L.SMALL.jpg freeza36 This is a multiple guitar stand that i recently built. It holds 2 acoustic guitars, a ukulele, and up to 5 electric guitars at the same time. It is made completely out of wood, and foam pipe insulation. I (at the moment) only have 2 acoustic guitars, 3 electrics, and a uke. One of my electric guitar...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:14:30 PST
Distortion Pedal With Stutter Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Distortion-Pedal-With-Stutter-Effect/
Distortion Pedal With Stutter Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/FV81/GWF5U2AT/FEPFV81GWF5U2AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/FV81/GWF5U2AT/FEPFV81GWF5U2AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/FV81/GWF5U2AT/FEPFV81GWF5U2AT.SMALL.jpg Harrymatic This was built for a friend who asked me for a distortion pedal for him to use with his guitar.The main distortion effect is achieved though an LM386 audio amplifier IC which clips the signal. There is also a stutter effect which turns the output signal on and off at a user-specified rate. This is c...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 09:32:54 PST
Create Your Own Guitar Effects Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Guitar-Effects-Pedal/
Create Your Own Guitar Effects Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/ODU7/FGZYHALE/FJKODU7FGZYHALE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/ODU7/FGZYHALE/FJKODU7FGZYHALE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/ODU7/FGZYHALE/FJKODU7FGZYHALE.SMALL.jpg themakeclass This is a general instructable about how to build your own pedal clones. It's not hard to do, just take care that you read up on some info beforehand. There's numerous schematics and layouts on tonepad. If it's the first build you're doing it's best to start with the easier stuff, like a simple fuzz...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:06:31 PDT