Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - music - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:19:09 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
Lasercut plywood violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-plywood-violin/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:15:20 PDT
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Unlimited-Pandora-skips/
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SMALL.jpg jbenodin Are you annoyed by Pandora's 6 skip limit? Well this Instructable will give you a way around that. There are 2 methods, The first cannot be used with an account and the second can, However it requires more manual input. The First Method The first method is as follows: when you open Pandora, do no...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:03:18 PDT
Digital Manufacturing: Fretless Trash Banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-Fretless-Trash-Banjo/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:03:13 PST
a cardboard ukulele case http://www.instructables.com/id/a-cardboard-ukulele-case/
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:24:00 PDT
Musical Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Bracelet/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 12:26:39 PDT
Animatronic Singing Beaker-bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Automatic-Singing-Beaker-bot/
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Mon, 20 May 2013 16:49:39 PDT
Electric Wurlitzharmonica http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Wurlitzharmonica/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 22:20:45 PDT
Booty Box: Instant Dance Parties http://www.instructables.com/id/Booty-Box-Instant-Dance-Parties/
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By: ElectricSlim

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Sat, 4 May 2013 15:20:00 PDT
Build a Big Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Big-Piano/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:42:14 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/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:31:56 PST
Tabletop Music Stand (made from paper!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Music-Stand-made-from-paper/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:32:46 PST
DIY Smallpipes (Membrane Bagpipes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Smallpipes-for-a-few-bucks-Membra/
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:11:06 PST
How to Legally "Download" Music for Free (Mac) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Legally-quotDownloadquot-Music-for-Free/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2009 17:32:21 PST
Cordless Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Headphones/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 21:25:19 PST
Silicone Rubber Tootophone Mouthpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-Rubber-Tootophone-Mouthpiece/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 05:53:28 PST
Electric Eel - Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Eel-Introduction/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 23:04:03 PDT
Tic Tac Tunes - Now with Tic Tac Beat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Tunes/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 05:37:12 PDT
Block and Bar Vinyl Record Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Incredible-Vinyl-Record-Block-and-Bar-Cleaner/
Block and Bar Vinyl Record Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PQOW/GV1HFIR0/FTRPQOWGV1HFIR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PQOW/GV1HFIR0/FTRPQOWGV1HFIR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PQOW/GV1HFIR0/FTRPQOWGV1HFIR0.SMALL.jpg bfk If you're into vinyl records and you get yours at the same places I do, at flea markets, yard sales and Goodwill, you know how frustrating those "snap, crackle and pops" can be.  Trying to get the decades-old dust and crud that causes those noises out of the grooves can easily turn into an all-day a...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 02:24:04 PST
POCKET UKULELE [poket-uku] http://www.instructables.com/id/POCKET-UKULELE-poket-uku/
POCKET UKULELE [poket-uku] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DMA4/GSUSE027/FEVDMA4GSUSE027.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DMA4/GSUSE027/FEVDMA4GSUSE027.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DMA4/GSUSE027/FEVDMA4GSUSE027.SMALL.jpg mistic How to make a stringed musical Uku that  fits in a pocket and can be played anywhere in the world..It can be made in only three days. It generates full volume using a miniature amplifier. EXPLANATION OF INNOVATION iN ORDER TO START THIS PROJECT SOME INITIAL EXPLANATION IS REQUIRED: Most string ...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 23:08:11 PDT
A kazoo from a glass bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-kazoo-from-a-glass-bottle/
A kazoo from a glass bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1HNI/GS3BBJ70/FQY1HNIGS3BBJ70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1HNI/GS3BBJ70/FQY1HNIGS3BBJ70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1HNI/GS3BBJ70/FQY1HNIGS3BBJ70.SMALL.jpg jamesmcgehee Hey today we are gonna make a kazoo! The reason i decided to show this was because the kazoo is so under rated and to also spark ideas on what you might be able to make out of these few tools and supplies!! Lets get started! Supplies Needed Some very cold water A lighter and candle some metal or p...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 21:58:29 PDT
Tiny Tootophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Tootophone/
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Tue, 4 Jan 2011 13:03:12 PST
How To Write A Song http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Write-A-Song/
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Sun, 11 Nov 2007 00:08:08 PST
Crazy Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Looper/
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 03:59:33 PDT
Hard Drive After Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-After-Life/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2010 20:49:33 PST