Instructables: exploring - play - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:22:19 PST BLOX v1.01 pvc "TOOTOPHONE" -- a musical reed instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/pvc-TOOTOPHONE-a-musical-reed-instrument/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 18:59:45 PST
How to Download free music from tumblr http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Download-free-music-from-tumblr/
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:17:50 PDT
How to Replace Your Bass Strings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Your-Bass-Strings/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2008 17:28:14 PDT
Willow Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/Willow-Whistle/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2008 10:00:05 PDT
How to make a custom metal guitar pickguard! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-custom-metal-guitar-pickguard/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 16:05:34 PDT
Electronic Drum Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Drum-Pad/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:50:46 PST
how to play cello part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-play-cello-part-1/
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Sun, 25 May 2008 11:00:01 PDT
Turn A Samsonite Suitcase Into A Bass Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-A-Samsonite-Suitcase-Into-A-Bass-Drum/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 16:01:47 PST
How to Write and Understand Guitar Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-and-Understand-Guitar-TABs/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2009 15:04:59 PST
How to memorize any sheet music http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-memorize-any-sheet-music/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2009 19:29:09 PDT
Wooden Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Guitar-Stand/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2009 19:34:54 PST
How to be a rock star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-rock-star/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 06:59:01 PDT
How To Write A Rap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Write-A-Rap/
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 09:52:25 PDT
Unlimited Energy Glitch @ Shadow Fight 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-Energy-Glitch-Shadow-Fight-2/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:20:08 PDT
How to put Music, Videos, and Pictures on to a Nintendo DS http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-put-videos-music-and-pictures-on-to-your-/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 17:36:45 PST
Build your own Djembe (and End Table) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Djembe-and-End-Table/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2010 09:23:44 PST
How To Paint A Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Ukulele/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:49:57 PST
How to install themes, pictures, music, videos, and games onto a Playstation Portable (PSP) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-themes-pictures-music-videos-an/
How to install themes, pictures, music, videos, and games onto a Playstation Portable (PSP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI6/FN82O8I5/F3D5VI6FN82O8I5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI6/FN82O8I5/F3D5VI6FN82O8I5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI6/FN82O8I5/F3D5VI6FN82O8I5.SMALL.jpg mammo300 I had a hard time figuring out how to do this myself so i decided to help others with this process. After done you figure out it wasn't a hard thing to do. (sorry about pictures, my camera is broken and I had to use my computers built in camera). Get a usb to mini usb cable This is the crucial pa...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2008 21:19:37 PST
Superterrific Tub Bass http://www.instructables.com/id/Superterrific-Tub-Bass/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 15:52:36 PDT
How To Play "Smoke On The Water" On The Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-quotSmoke-On-The-Waterquot-On-The-/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:19:04 PDT
How to make a 90s Hip Hop Beat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-90s-Hip-Hop-Beat/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 06:36:56 PDT
Instant Thumb Piano: How to make a set screw lamellaphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Thumb-Piano%3a-How-to-make-a-set-screw-lamel/
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Mon, 27 Aug 2007 16:39:40 PDT
Acoustic Guitar to Acoustic Bass Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Guitar-to-Acoustic-Bass-Conversion/
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Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:22:24 PST
A Homemade Whistle in less than a Minute http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Homemade-Whistle-in-less-than-a-Minute/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 05:55:29 PDT
Make a Rainy Day Tissue Box Guitar! - Great for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rainy-Day-Tissue-Box-Guitar!---Great-for-Ki/
Make a Rainy Day Tissue Box Guitar! - Great for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/C83Q/MUUEYVZE9J6/FI0C83QMUUEYVZE9J6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/C83Q/MUUEYVZE9J6/FI0C83QMUUEYVZE9J6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/C83Q/MUUEYVZE9J6/FI0C83QMUUEYVZE9J6.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg I'm going to show you how to make a guitar with your kids out of a tissue box, paper towel roll and some rubber bands! My mom and I used to make these all the time when I was little - They're really fun! Tools & Supplies The stuff that you need is pretty simple... Empty tissue box (the long ki...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2007 11:22:35 PST
How to make a A/B box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-AB-box/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:12:26 PDT
Passive Guitar Overdrive (Black Ice) http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-Guitar-Overdrive-Black-Ice/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 00:57:53 PST
Make A Homemade Trumpet/Bugle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Homemade-TrumpetBugle/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 12:06:11 PDT
How To Play The Piano On The Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-The-Piano-On-The-Computer/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:30:51 PDT
A Poor Person's Guide to Buying a Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Poor-Persons-Guide-to-Buying-a-Guitar/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 18:59:14 PST
How To Make Music Using A Wine Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-sounds-using-water/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 16:28:01 PDT
Create your own Music Visualisation! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Music-Visualisation/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 03:59:16 PDT
How to be a better "Jam" musician http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-better-Jam-musician/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2008 12:10:51 PDT
Clothes Hanger Harmonica Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothes-Hanger-Harmonica-Holder/
Clothes Hanger Harmonica Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/NGRV/FVOEZ53O/FZPNGRVFVOEZ53O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/NGRV/FVOEZ53O/FZPNGRVFVOEZ53O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/NGRV/FVOEZ53O/FZPNGRVFVOEZ53O.SMALL.jpg mrmusicmajor Do you know that funky thing that Bob Dylan wares around his neck? well it's a harmonica holder, and in this instructable i will explain how to make one out of common house hold items in about 5-10 minutes. what you need a wire hangera harmonicaa strong rubber banda pair of pliers a marker of som...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2009 20:51:53 PDT
Amp Footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Amp-Footswitch-1/
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 12:38:08 PDT
How to Repair (or do something interesting with) Cracked Cymbals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-or-do-something-interesting-with-C/
How to Repair (or do something interesting with) Cracked Cymbals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/F2WQ/FK75D3Z4/FS7F2WQFK75D3Z4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/F2WQ/FK75D3Z4/FS7F2WQFK75D3Z4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/F2WQ/FK75D3Z4/FS7F2WQFK75D3Z4.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart Some people may think of cymbals as accenting a drum kit, but in fact, they can be just as important to your sound as your drums are. As a drummer, the timekeeper of the band, you are usually striking the hihat or ride cymbal more than any other part of your kit, and where would you be without a cr...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2008 14:43:32 PDT
LED Color Organ Triple Deluxe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Organ-Triple-Deluxe/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 10:49:44 PDT
Straw Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Whistle/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 17:26:06 PDT
Removing a Stuck Mouthpiece from a Tuba (or other brass instrument) http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-a-Stuck-Mouthpiece-from-a-Tuba-or-other-/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 09:15:12 PDT
Copper pipe glockenspiel http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-pipe-glockenspiel/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:48:54 PST
Conch Shell Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Conch-Shell-Horn/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 13:32:14 PDT
How To Censor A Song http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Censor-A-Song/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 11:40:50 PDT
Censoring Music With Garageband http://www.instructables.com/id/Censoring-Music-With-Garageband/
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 04:04:34 PDT
Thumb Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumb-Piano/
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 02:23:44 PDT
Build an ArduinoBoy http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-ArduinoBoy/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 19:29:25 PDT
how to play smoke on the water on guitar!! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-play-smoke-on-the-water-on-guitar-1/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 16:48:58 PST
Build an Acoustic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Acoustic-Guitar/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 18:02:43 PDT
Poor Man's Fret Job http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Fret-Job/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2009 10:15:06 PST
Guitar Amp "power soak" http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-power-soak/
Guitar Amp "power soak" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SMALL.jpg r3son8tr Guitar players generally love tube amplifiers, especially when they are driven hard to get that nice, creamy tube distortion. Problem is, the amp will be friggin LOUD - even a small 15 watt amp can be too loud in certain applications. So, how do we get that overdriven tube sound without rattling the...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 12:35:44 PDT
How to make a mix CD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mix-CD/
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Fri, 4 Jun 2010 12:29:55 PDT