DIY Guitar Knob




About: ginger blue eyes listens to stuff like lord gore, cannabul corpse, yada yada yada

i was bored in my room and had a few cola bottles lieing around so i came up with this idea to make a guitar nob from it

i looked around this instructable and i seen machine heads, pickups etc, but no knob for it at all
so here is it all u guitar dudes and chicks plus note you dont have to use cola, any top will do aslong as its from a plastic bottle apart from oasis i tried makes it look silly

Step 1: The Stuff You Will Need

your list
plastic bottle top
guitar pic
and anything to ur disposil to make a hole
im not holding your hand for this.....

but im useing my 3.0 pics coz there alot easyer to use for me and i have alot lieing around

Step 2: What the Pic Will Look Like

i made the hole in the center as tite as possabul unless i never want it to come off
so make sure i make it tite enought that it can turn it not spin lose so have fun with that

use pliers, wire cuters, file, sissers to trim the tip

the hole i made by heating up a nail and stabing it throw witch worked amazingly but im not going to hold your hand again...

Step 3: Push Push I Can See the Head Lol Joke

set the pic at an angle inside and push with alot of force till you hear 1-3 clicks and it will sound like it snaped but its fun trust me

Step 4: There We Go

Wasent hard was it?
now you have the pic in place it will stay sacure inside the cap and if it moves around a bit sorry there is no fix for it
when i did it, it was titly sarure in there

Step 5: God Let There Be Sound....Maybe Later

now that you have the pic in place the knob out of the turning rod
1 thing left sticking that little dude on
oh and make sure u know what its pointing at if u place the logo of the cap like i did then u might screw up if you want it too look smart witch is not my idea

Step 6: Lets Rock!

now your done and ready for stage or jam sesh
and it looks nice on nearly any guitar



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    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    i know but its rather anarchy or cradle of filth with a " jesus is a c**t " on the front so yea..
    but least it kinda matchs


    yea maybe but there was none round my house but il think about it through the week and try in find some to use for a 2ed try of it thx