Instructables: exploring - play - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:33:14 PST BLOX v1.01 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
How to make a custom game controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-custom-game-controller/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:09:20 PDT
Guitar Amp "power soak" http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-power-soak/
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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
Adele - Hello - Piano Tutorial + Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Adele-Hello-Piano-Tutorial-Sheets/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 02:08:35 PST
Tennis Rock-it http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Rock-it/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:49:47 PST
Learn How to Read Music Using Mnemonics! (Treble Clef) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Read-Music-Using-Mnemonics!-Treble-C/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2007 14:32:54 PDT
Buying your first Ocarina http://www.instructables.com/id/Buying-your-first-Ocarina/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 16:33:45 PDT
Change Floyd rose Guitar's String http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Floyd-rose-Guitars-String/
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Sun, 31 May 2009 18:00:23 PDT
Acoustic Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Guitar-Pickup/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2006 22:54:58 PST
Guitar wall hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-wall-hanger/
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 21:00:56 PDT
How to refinish a drum http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refinish-a-drum/
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Sun, 25 May 2008 20:05:54 PDT
How to Fix Dead Earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Dead-Earphones/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 18:18:01 PDT
How to Lead in two-step: Dancing Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lead-in-two-step-Dancing-Instructions/
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:16:59 PDT
How to Tune a Drumset http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-a-Drumset/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:17:07 PDT
Permanently Fix a Manhasset Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanently-Fix-a-Manhasset-Music-Stand/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 16:46:19 PDT
How to Play guitar tabs on piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-guitar-tabs-on-piano/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:13:30 PST
How to ground shield your guitar (removing the buzz with a Faraday Cage) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-ground-shield-your-guitar-removing-the-buz/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:49:14 PDT
How I published my original music on Spotify for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-published-my-original-music-on-Spotify-for-F/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 19:10:07 PDT
How to be a good rapper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-good-rapper/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:55:28 PDT
Remove The Vocals From A Song http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-The-Vocals-From-A-Song/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:23:51 PDT
Propel-a-Buds http://www.instructables.com/id/Propel-a-Buds/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:05:05 PDT
Replacing the Pickups in Your Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Pickups-in-Your-Guitar/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:56:56 PDT
Water Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Organ/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:26:16 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
Wirelessly connect your music to anything http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirelessly-connect-your-music-to-anything/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:24:18 PDT
How to Play a "Power" Chord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-a-Power-Chord/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:47 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT
Digital Music Stand: Raspberry Pi + Touchscreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Music-Stand-Raspberry-Pi-Touchscreen/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:16:40 PDT
Stop That Annoying Boombox! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-That-Annoying-Boombox/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:41:27 PDT
How To Make Earbuds Colorful Using Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Earbuds-Colorful-Using-Thread/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:59:10 PST
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/Stumpf-Fiddle-or-Devils-Fiddle-or-Amish-Stomp-Fidd/
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SMALL.jpg amishjim I saw a Stumpf Fiddle on one of the auction tv shows and thought that would be a great addition to the other percussion instruments I play in our bluegrass band, Frum The Hills. They go for over $200 so after doing a little googling for ideas, I set out to make my own. I had a nice sized stick that...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:22:59 PST
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Guitar-Picks/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:44:56 PST
The Aquaharp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Aquaharp/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 08:20:02 PDT
Cheap Easy Guitar Pick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Guitar-Pick/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:00:57 PST
How To Download Music Off Of Youtube For Free Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Download-Music-Off-Of-Youtube-For-Free-Easi/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 12:05:24 PST
Canjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Canjo/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:20:47 PST
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
Lasercut plywood violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-plywood-violin/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:15:20 PDT
pallet saprano ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-saprano-ukulele/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 16:27:58 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
How to Succesfully Rick Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Succesfully-Rick-Roll/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 06:58:32 PST
How To Play Violin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-Violin/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 21:09:21 PDT
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Unlimited-Pandora-skips/
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:03:18 PDT