How to Make a Six String Box Guitar

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Intro: How to Make a Six String Box Guitar

making a box guitar is super simple and fun to make and play, it only costed me around 6 dollers to make.

Step 1: Materials/tools

materials....
a old beat up guitar for neck and bridge.
a wood or metal box.
epoxy.
tools.....
screw drivers.
some sort of spreading tool for epoxy.
clamps.

Step 2: Taking the Guitar Apart

to take the guitar apart use a saw electric or manual will work fine.get the neck and the lower bridge free.

Step 3: Gluing

first you take the epoxy and mix it on a paper plate then spread some on the heel of the neck and where the neck is going on the box. then do the same for the bridge. clamp the peices and let set over night.

Step 4: Adding Strings and Tuning

lastly you add your strings and rip it up!!!

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    freeza36

    6 years ago on Introduction

    these pictures arent the best, but good job otherwise

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    lennyb

    8 years ago on Introduction

    old guitars are not hard to find. if you get a crappy student guitar with the bridge ripped out your not going to spend a lot of money to fix it. ive bought wrecked guitars for as low as a dollar at yard sales.

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    eygen

    8 years ago on Introduction

    "making a box guitar is super simple and fun to make and play, it only cost me around 6 dolllars to make." Oh yeah, and a guitar. You better find another way to make a guitar neck, because the odds of me ripping up my guitar for parts are zero.

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    ironsmitereygen

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    necks can be made. the kicker is , you MUST buy the strings and hardware :-( that's where old beat up guitars come in. $7.50 for an 16 string(without strings) , spray painted glow-in-the-dark green, at the local good will. Your mileage may vary.