Instructables: exploring - play - guitar - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:08:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Build Your Own Guitar Effects Pedal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Guitar-Pedal/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 08:29:41 PST
tattoo guitar picks http://www.instructables.com/id/tattoo-guitar-picks/
tattoo guitar picks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/C37G/I24LXSPX/FSEC37GI24LXSPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/C37G/I24LXSPX/FSEC37GI24LXSPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/C37G/I24LXSPX/FSEC37GI24LXSPX.SMALL.jpg TheHermitCrabPicks Hello there everybody! In this instructable I will show you how to personalize guitar picks with temporary tattoos!So you are looking for a nice gift you could make for someone who plays a stringed instrument like a guitar or mandoline? Or you just want to stand out with your unique picks? This ins...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:04:01 PST
How To String a Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-String-a-Guitar-1/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:04:18 PST
The Greatest Guitar Build Ever Taught http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Greatest-Guitar-Build-Ever-Taught/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:51:28 PDT
Speaker Cabinet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Cabinet/
Speaker Cabinet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/B17F/HZTO9PFK/F0KB17FHZTO9PFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/B17F/HZTO9PFK/F0KB17FHZTO9PFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/B17F/HZTO9PFK/F0KB17FHZTO9PFK.SMALL.jpg lieseberg As with most of my projects, I'll have an idea on what I want to build but no clear destination for the outcome. I knew I wanted another 2 x 12 speaker cabinet, or maybe 2 x 10 or... something? This build ultimately became a 2 x 12 open-back cabinet. Although I hadn't originally planned on t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:47:37 PDT
"Cartoon-style" inlay on an acoustic guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Cartoon-style-inlay-on-an-acoustic-guitar/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:57:31 PDT
Re-build stringed instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-build-stringed-instrument/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:17:58 PDT
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
Handcut inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Handcut-inlay/
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Sat, 1 Dec 2007 15:35:46 PST
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
Frozen Kristoff Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Frozen-Kristoff-Guitar/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:20:11 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
Build A Miniature 70s Fender Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Miniature-Bass-Guitar/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:02:05 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
Revamping a distortion pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamping-a-distortion-pedal/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2009 12:03:46 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/
Overdrive Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/XYMY/HJ5ZQH74/FOCXYMYHJ5ZQH74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/XYMY/HJ5ZQH74/FOCXYMYHJ5ZQH74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/XYMY/HJ5ZQH74/FOCXYMYHJ5ZQH74.SMALL.jpg randofo An overdrive guitar pedal is kind of like a less harsh distortion pedal. Technically speaking, whereas a distortion pedal clips an amplified waveform at a particular height, the overdrive pedal actually rounds the top of the clipped wave. While this still makes it a bit fuzzy when you crank up the...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:22:30 PDT
Bringing a Guitar back to life. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bringing-a-Guitar-back-to-life/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 05:10:13 PDT
How to Play Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Guitar-5/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:59:47 PDT
diy cheap bass or electric guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-cheap-bass-or-electric-guitar/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 17:27:08 PDT
USB foot controller/looper http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-foot-controllerlooper/
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 02:39:04 PDT
DIY pvc multiple guitar stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pvc-multiple-guitar-stand/
DIY pvc multiple guitar stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K1NU/408EP27T5PL/FL4K1NU408EP27T5PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K1NU/408EP27T5PL/FL4K1NU408EP27T5PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K1NU/408EP27T5PL/FL4K1NU408EP27T5PL.SMALL.jpg poulw A simple and cheap stand for one or more guitars. Takes maybe two hours to build. Mod is based on imarunner2's pvc bike rack. parts list This is a 4 guitar version. I bought two 10 foot 3/4 inch pvc pipes and had them cut in half at the store. 11 3/4 "T" connectors 6 elbows 5 caps 2 sections of...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2006 18:55:28 PST
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/
Guitar holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ATH2/HGH71YMR/F9CATH2HGH71YMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ATH2/HGH71YMR/F9CATH2HGH71YMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ATH2/HGH71YMR/F9CATH2HGH71YMR.SMALL.jpg chavalion Este es un soporte para guitarra con un recopilador de tres anillos. Materiales no es necesario que el recopilador o carpeta con anillos sea nueva, una desgastada puede servir para esto. necesitaras regla, marcador y navaja. cortes La guitarra acústica puede quedarse en posición vertical por...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 13:04:10 PDT
How to improvise great solos on a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improvise-great-solos-on-a-guitar/
How to improvise great solos on a guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/QCDX/FRD83PTF/F9GQCDXFRD83PTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/QCDX/FRD83PTF/F9GQCDXFRD83PTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/QCDX/FRD83PTF/F9GQCDXFRD83PTF.SMALL.jpg The Jamalam Ever wanted to rip an amazing solo like Hendrix? Tried to fit notes together to fit a backing track but it doesn't work? Then this might just be the instructable for you!It will cover:Basic Pentatonic scales to go aroundBlues scalesAdvanced Jazz scalesAnd other techniques that may come in useful els...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2009 01:56:03 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
Carbon fiber guitar body - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-fiber-guitar-body-Made-at-Techshop/
Carbon fiber guitar body - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/V3KE/HE7D9HX0/FFQV3KEHE7D9HX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/V3KE/HE7D9HX0/FFQV3KEHE7D9HX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/V3KE/HE7D9HX0/FFQV3KEHE7D9HX0.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I will show you how I made the body for my carbon fiber acoustic guitar, part of a workshop at Techshop. It was made laying layers of carbon fiber and fiberglass over a cardboard mold, then hardening the fibers with marine grade epoxy. The mold was modeled after a 1940 Gibson L-...
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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/
DIY Powered Pedal Board with Input Jacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/T7W4/HE7D9ND8/FFWT7W4HE7D9ND8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/T7W4/HE7D9ND8/FFWT7W4HE7D9ND8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/T7W4/HE7D9ND8/FFWT7W4HE7D9ND8.SMALL.jpg Steve8043 Please bear with me if this is hard to follow or needs clarification...this is my first Instructable.  If you have a question, feel free to ask in the comments! This project started as really just a combination of several ideas.  I wanted a pedal board that was light but sturdy (many DIY boards I h...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:46:20 PDT
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/
How to Play 'Bubbly' by Colbie Caillat on the Acoustic Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/MEQD/HCJOGQWF/F8LMEQDHCJOGQWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/MEQD/HCJOGQWF/F8LMEQDHCJOGQWF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/MEQD/HCJOGQWF/F8LMEQDHCJOGQWF.SMALL.jpg music.maker You have a basic knowledge of guitar chords, music, and guitar tabs and you would like to learn a new song.  This will teach you how to play 'Bubbly' by Colbie Caillat. Required Materials: An Acoustic Guitar (either steel or nylon strings will work) A tuner A pick (any size you prefer) (Note: This...
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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/
Varitone mod on Stratocaster clone guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SMALL.jpg elektro-boy This Instructable is to show how i fitted a Varitone mod to my vintage Cruzer Stratocaster clone. I felt this was worthwhile as the guitar plays well and has a nice acton and i wanted to see if i could improve the tone.  **NOTE** **THIS IS NOT MY DESIGN! THERE ARE A NUMBER OF WEBSITES THAT SHOW TH...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 05:21:35 PST
Custom Electric Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Electric-Guitar/
Custom Electric Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NUU7/HEBNC98X/FF0NUU7HEBNC98X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NUU7/HEBNC98X/FF0NUU7HEBNC98X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NUU7/HEBNC98X/FF0NUU7HEBNC98X.SMALL.jpg charlieCG This is a step by step guide on how I built my Custom Electric Guitar. I designed this guitar for my dad as a Christmas present. This is my first instructable, so go easy on me. This is also the first time I have ever built a guitar, so if you notice something I'm doing wrong please leave a construc...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:19:59 PST
Make A Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Guitar-Pickup/
Make A Guitar Pickup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/YL32/FBHXCY0F/FLMYL32FBHXCY0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/YL32/FBHXCY0F/FLMYL32FBHXCY0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/YL32/FBHXCY0F/FLMYL32FBHXCY0F.SMALL.jpg Leperello Mikesiah How to make a single coil guitar pickup! This will show you how to make your own guitar pickup. It won't look or sound exactly like a regular pickup, but its a fun and interesting project. What You'll Need: Stuff: -Paper - 42 or 43 gauge copper wire (very thin) - Six steel machine screws and nuts ...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 20:05:49 PST
Make an easy guitar distortion pedal (STEP BY STEP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-easy-guitar-distortion-pedal-STEP-BY-STEP/
Make an easy guitar distortion pedal (STEP BY STEP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SMALL.jpg mikehayworth So, I decided to make an instructable! this is my 1st one, please feel free to comment on anything and everything.   .... pleeaase comment! Here's the video of how to do it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ODWJxliqd4 Note: Please Read all steps and read them carefully (if youre just starting a...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2009 09:44:14 PST
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
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
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
VOLVO guitar project http://www.instructables.com/id/VOLVO-guitar-project/
VOLVO guitar project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/TY6J/H742ZMHW/FVHTY6JH742ZMHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/TY6J/H742ZMHW/FVHTY6JH742ZMHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/TY6J/H742ZMHW/FVHTY6JH742ZMHW.SMALL.jpg RockaRollaBG A tribute to VOLVO ! 40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood 40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood /impregnated/ Professional line ACRYL laquer paint Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /burst effect/ Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /shine effect/ VOLVO sign Adding the first ...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:27:20 PDT
Multiple Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Guitar-Stand/
Multiple Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2MX6/F4VWNC59/FC82MX6F4VWNC59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2MX6/F4VWNC59/FC82MX6F4VWNC59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2MX6/F4VWNC59/FC82MX6F4VWNC59.SMALL.jpg arte.sano I saw some Guitar stand made out of PVC here, and since I salvaged several pieces of wood from some ikea furniture that i found on the streets I made mine with them. Layout and Materials The idea is pretty straight forward, as you can see in the pic. the dimensions are standard, 36' long, 16" de...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2007 13:34:52 PDT
Modify Your Boss DS-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Boss-DS-1/
Modify Your Boss DS-1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8E9A/FI50YLBM/FAG8E9AFI50YLBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8E9A/FI50YLBM/FAG8E9AFI50YLBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8E9A/FI50YLBM/FAG8E9AFI50YLBM.SMALL.jpg James Haskin Every guitarist at some point has at least tried Boss's DS-1 distortion pedal. Most People are immediately disappointed. This over hyped pedal sounds really thin with no punch. Sales people at guitar center will say something like its a "great beginner distortion pedal". Its been my experience that ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 22:07:19 PDT
cheap and easy guitar pickups http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-easy-guitar-pickups/
cheap and easy guitar pickups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/371X/GIOEP27VN2O/F1D371XGIOEP27VN2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/371X/GIOEP27VN2O/F1D371XGIOEP27VN2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/371X/GIOEP27VN2O/F1D371XGIOEP27VN2O.SMALL.jpg lennyb here is a little tutorial about improvised guitar pickupsmade from easy to find junk pickup basics simply a guitar pickup is just a coil of insulated copper wire with a magnet in the center. most things that seem simple dont always turn out this way but here is an exception(sort of).now im not r...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2006 14:11:26 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
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
How to build an Electric Guitar. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Electric-Guitar/
How to build an Electric Guitar. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/0LOT/GUS74R0R/FZN0LOTGUS74R0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/0LOT/GUS74R0R/FZN0LOTGUS74R0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/0LOT/GUS74R0R/FZN0LOTGUS74R0R.SMALL.jpg friger While I acknowledge there are many instructables on building, modding and hacking guitars of all sorts; it is my intention to demonstrate how you too can achieve professional like results when building your own instruments. I am also going to take you through the more daunting task of building the g...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 06:34:06 PST
Electric Cigar Box Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Cigar-Box-Guitar/
Electric Cigar Box Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X66V/GOPINFR6/FDAX66VGOPINFR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X66V/GOPINFR6/FDAX66VGOPINFR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X66V/GOPINFR6/FDAX66VGOPINFR6.SMALL.jpg randofo Albeit guitar manufacturing has come a long way in the past hundred years, there is a long history to show that you don't need much to make a guitar. All you need is a box to resonate the sound, a plank of would to act as the fretboard, a few screws, and some string. On account of its simplicity an...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2011 18:55:49 PDT