Make some noise for our 3rd ever Instrument Contest!

We want to see how you DIY your own musical instruments, noise generators, synths, MIDI controllers, etc!

Check out the amazing prizes below, feel the beat and share your creations to win big! 

The Instrument Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Judges Prize - Best use of Fusion 360

For the best use of Fusion 360, one Judges Prize winners will receive:
  • Tascam Recorder
  • Instructables Mugs Prize Pack

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • iPadPro
  • Instructables Mugs Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:
  • Tascam Recorder
  • Instructables Mugs Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:
  • Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Instructables Mugs Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner-up Prize winners will receive:
  • Stylophone Pocket Synth
  • Instructables Mugs Prize Pack

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Dec 2, 2019 and Jan 27, 2020 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Instrument Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.