If you’re interested in making your own electric guitar out of recycled aluminum cans, check out Burlls Art’s new video on YouTube this month. Using 1000 recycled aluminum cans melted in a DIY furnace, the molten aluminum was first cast into bars and then re-cast into final guitar parts ready for finishing and assembly. Check out the complete process below and learn what it takes to make your own electric guitar out of recycled aluminum soda cans.
aluminum can electric guitar
“Holding and playing this guitar will not turn your hands black. Perhaps over time this can work as the surface corrodes. More on this in the follow up video (link in description). Did I mention I considered anodizing or clear coating but decided instead to go for a sleek look So far the only downside to aluminum is my hands get pretty cold while playing But after about 10 minutes of playing, your body heats up the guitar unnoticeably. Thanks for watching!”
If you’re interested in learning more about electronics or looking for inspiration for your next DIY project, visit the Adafruit blog at the link below.
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