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Im doing a project and trying to bulid a string instrument out of recycled materials any ideas on how to build it? Answered

It has to be able to do all 8 octavs and has to have natural notes.no sharps or flats.


A box / frame and some "string" (nylon, steel).
E.g. use a bicycle frame and bike brake-cable = harp-type device.
E.g. wooden box & fishing-line.
Plenty others, use your head dude...


Ask around for a guitar or some other insturment that that person was going to throw away.

A guitar of some sort.  You can leave out frets that are not natural but you'll have to something other than standard tuning.

Since I don't know what recycled materials you have it's kinda hard to give you any direction.