Instructables: exploring - guitars - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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 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
Overdrive Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Overdrive-Pedal/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:22:30 PDT
Passive Overdrive Pedal - That's right, NO batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-Overdrive-Pedal-Thats-right-NO-batteri/
Passive Overdrive Pedal - That's right, NO batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/H280/H5ED80TW/FN6H280H5ED80TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/H280/H5ED80TW/FN6H280H5ED80TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/H280/H5ED80TW/FN6H280H5ED80TW.SMALL.jpg JJ Grunge This is my first instructable, so please be kind. I found an instructable a while ago that spoke of a passive overdrive - black ice. This can be bought for extortionate prices, but somebody found out that it was only really worth about £1.20 (that's about $2!) The company were making a 1400% profit!...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 06:56:21 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
A GUITAR PICK HOLDER http://www.instructables.com/id/A-GUITAR-PICK-HOLDER/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 02:23:19 PDT
DIY pvc multiple guitar stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pvc-multiple-guitar-stand/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2006 18:55:28 PST
Make Your Own Cigar Box Guitar / Mp3 Player Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Your-Own-Cigar-Box-Mp3-Player-Amp/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 19:07:21 PDT
(CBG) Cigar Box Guitar......Fretting http://www.instructables.com/id/CBG-Cigar-Box-GuitarFretting/
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Wed, 15 May 2013 23:21:14 PDT
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
Building My First Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-My-First-Bass-Guitar/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 12:23:14 PST
How to improvise great solos on a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improvise-great-solos-on-a-guitar/
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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/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:06:31 PDT
Pinch Harmonics on an Electric Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinch-Harmonics-on-an-Electric-Guitar/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 21:20:38 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
Make A Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Guitar-Pickup/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 20:05:49 PST
Mod your Fender Pro-Jr! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-your-Fender-Pro-Jr/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 18:18:13 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/
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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/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:27:20 PDT
Multiple Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Guitar-Stand/
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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/
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By: James Haskin

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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/
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Sun, 26 Mar 2006 14:11:26 PST
Guitar Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Project/
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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/
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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
Guitar Amp in a Book! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-in-a-Book/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 06:42:10 PDT
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
Christmas Tree Guitar Pick Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Guitar-Pick-Ornaments/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 14:08:44 PST
To String or Not to String: How to Replace Strings of a Steel-String Acoustic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Strings-of-a-Steel-String-Acoustic-/
To String or Not to String: How to Replace Strings of a Steel-String Acoustic Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/ZTAI/GKGL89L4/FBQZTAIGKGL89L4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/ZTAI/GKGL89L4/FBQZTAIGKGL89L4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/ZTAI/GKGL89L4/FBQZTAIGKGL89L4.SMALL.jpg sam_farias Popped string? Or maybe you have just decided that it's time to replace those year-old strings that have been worn out for the last six months. Either way, have no fear. This instructable will walk you through, step-by-step, how to replace the strings of an acoustic steel-string guitar. It is design...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:22:38 PST
How to make a simple electric guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-electric-guitar/
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:01:39 PST
Portable Guitar Preamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Guitar-Preamp/
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:33:50 PST
Make a cable to use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a guitar amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cable-to-use-your-iPhone-or-iPod-Touch-as-a/
Make a cable to use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a guitar amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NI73/GA7BBOWV/FW2NI73GA7BBOWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NI73/GA7BBOWV/FW2NI73GA7BBOWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NI73/GA7BBOWV/FW2NI73GA7BBOWV.SMALL.jpg cursesusernamealreadyinuse Welcome to my first instructable and it's not very good, so consider yourself warned. If you own an iPhone or an iPod Touch and happen to be a guitar player chances are you have already heard of either GuitarBud by PRS or of iRig by Amplitube. Both products allow you to connect your guitar to your...
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Wed, 9 Jun 2010 10:12:48 PDT
Key Transposing Wheel for chords http://www.instructables.com/id/Key-Transposing-Wheel-for-chords/
Key Transposing Wheel for chords - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/5WFP/GFRWRUJF/FJ75WFPGFRWRUJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/5WFP/GFRWRUJF/FJ75WFPGFRWRUJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/5WFP/GFRWRUJF/FJ75WFPGFRWRUJF.SMALL.jpg Puzzledd If you play chord-style guitar, banjo, ukulele or autoharp (to sing along to), you may find many songs are written in a key that doesn't suit your voice or your playing style. You may be able to use a capo to raise the pitch a few semitones (but you can't lower the pitch), or you can count up or do...
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Sat, 6 Nov 2010 21:36:25 PDT
Scallop Your Guitar (Standard Scallop, Frets 14-21) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scallop-Your-Guitar-Standard-Scallop-Frets-14-21/
Scallop Your Guitar (Standard Scallop, Frets 14-21) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/5K03/FJD363JR/FQU5K03FJD363JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/5K03/FJD363JR/FQU5K03FJD363JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/5K03/FJD363JR/FQU5K03FJD363JR.SMALL.jpg itsachen Hey again everybody.I'm back, with another handy instructable if you're in the mood of cutting up your guitar even more.This time I will explain how I scalloped my fretboard, and how you can too.Scalloped fretboards are not very common these days, but have been around of hundreds of years (like the ...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2009 14:02:33 PDT
2 String Paddle Bass http://www.instructables.com/id/2-String-Paddle-Bass/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2009 14:02:59 PDT
Popsicle stick guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-stick-guitar/
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Tue, 25 May 2010 04:19:09 PDT
Guitar Tube Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Tube-Amp/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2008 14:03:19 PDT
Build Your Own Electric Guitar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Electric-Guitar!/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 16:16:17 PDT