I love making beeps and bloops with the Arduino pitches library, but sometimes archaic 8-bit tunes just don't cut it. Whether you want your robot to terrify your enemies with a demonic synthetic voice, you just need a pocket boom box on the go, or you want to a miniature guita ...more
Build an Guitar
Learn in great detail how to build your own SRV Stratocaster using recycled guitar parts. Instruction includes how to select the best parts for your new guitar. Part 1 of 10 - How to Build an SRV Stratocaster guitar. Part 2 of 10 - How to Build an SRV Stratocaster guitar. Pa ...more
MAKE and Kipkay brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this video tutorial episode of Weekend Projects with Kipkay, you'll learn how to build a one- ...more
If you've ever seen It Might Get Loud, you probably remember the part where Jack White makes a one-string guitar out of household scraps. This type of guitar is called a Diddley Bow, after Bo Diddley, and is about the simplest and easiest electric guitar you can make. Watch th ...more
If your guitar is shaped oddly, chances are you won't find a case that fits right. Watch Perry Novak to learn how to build a case to fit your guitar correctly. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a guitar case for an oddly-shaped guitar. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a guitar case for an ...more
You're not really going to smash that guitar are you? It's a piece of art. Parker put together this tutorial to show how to build a prop guitar you can smash and let out all that rock and roll angst. You will need a glue gun, chess pawns, cardboard, duct tape, a gift box, glue ...more
This video tutorial will tell you how to make your own circuit boards for guitar effects. There are hundreds of great gadgets out there and a lot of the good ones don't come in a ready-to-build kit, so this video teaches you how to make your own circuit board. This method uses ...more
If your LEGO men are raring to get a rock band going, then who are you to stop them? With a few LEGO blocks, you can easily create some nifty instruments for them to start jamming with. In this video, watch and learn the steps to creating a guitar, bass and cello out of LEGOs. ...more
Learn how to build an electric violin amp pickup
If you've always wanted to build your own Classical Acoustic guitar, this video series can get you started! You will watch he starts with some simple blocks of wood and an idea and crafts a great classical guitar! He will also show you his mistakes along the way and his own fi ...more
Watch to learn how to build your own electric solid body guitar with any shape body you want. The guitar shown has a body in the shape of a sports team logo. Part 1 of 3 - How to Build an electric solid body guitar. Part 2 of 3 - How to Build an electric solid body guitar. P ...more
This is instructional guitar video that shows you how to build chords on your guitar fretboard using music theory. Check out this simple guide to chord theory on the guitar, using the D major scale as a basis for creating chords from notes of the scale. No guitar playing in th ...more
Learn three licks and how to put them together into a guitar riff.
Simple-to-build, sturdy amp stand for repairing your gear safely. (2) 2 x 6 inch lumber (2) 2 x 4 (2) 4 x 4 Length - whatever you need.
This video explains how to build your own guitar maintenance jack. This helps when you change a lot of strings and do other maintenance work. It starts with an old roller stand and uses the bracket to apply just a piece of wood. It is adjustable, which makes it very handy to a ...more
this for all you users. first grab a lego 3 by 1 angle and put together then put a grill in the middle and 1ariel tiny at the left corner then a stud next to it on the right corner then put a 1 by 2 with lines to connect a 1 by1 click on to the middle of the connecty thing th ...more
A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are sti ...more
Have you ever been curious about how a guitar goes from a couple slabs of wood, to a beautiful hand crafted instrument? In this two-part video series, learn how these precious instruments are made from start to finish. In two parts, witness the adding of kerfing, inlaying the ...more
For beginners, you may learn a few basic chords here and there, but somewhere in your mind you must think about why do these chords sound like this, why is this an A chord and this a G chord? Well, wonder no more! In this video you will learn how the construction of a chord wo ...more
Watch this video to learn how to add custom songs to your Guitar Hero 3 play list. Rock out to an infinite number of new songs with this cool Guitar Hero mod. Note: this only works for the computer version of GH3 Here are some of the web sites you will need: 1: Chart to Mid ...more
This lesson teaches how to convert your acoustic guitar to an acoustic electric. Teaches how to add a pickup and setup your guitar.
In this lesson you will learn all about reggae guitar including the rhythm, styles, and chords.
This is a short video describing where to place a capo on a standard tuned guitar to make it playable in the same positions and notes as a ukulele. Basically, you place a capo on the 5th fret and only play the bottom four strings. It's difficult to avoid the top two strings, ...more
Guitars will need to be tuned continuously to ensure that it is tuned for the correct scale and notes so your music makes sounds the way you intend. If you haven’t been playing forever, you will probably need the assistance of an electric tuner to find the note. This video wil ...more
This sequence shows how to play the Metallica song "Nothing Else Matters" on Guitar. Part 1 of 9 - How to Play Metallica's "Nothing Else Matters" on your guitar. Part 2 of 9 - How to Play Metallica's "Nothing Else Matters" on your guitar. Part 3 of 9 - How to Play Metallica' ...more
This is a video of all known cheats in the game, Guitar Hero: Metallica for the Xbox 360. This cheat from Mahalo Gaming allows you to get all instruments and characters for Guitar Hero: Metallica. This is the brand new GH game starring the legendary rock band Metallica. Enjoy! ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn to play Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" on the acoustic guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced players, any guitarist will be well served by the close-up shots it presents of the player's left and right hands.
In this instructional acoustic guitar lesson, learn a fun and easy song with 3 chords using the main progression from Tom Petty's "Free Falling." This tutorial is great for beginners who haven't been playing for very long and want to play a song using a few simple chords. With ...more
Do you think playing guitar is that easy? It takes time and effort to learn the basic to extreme skills for playing a guitar! But you're lucky, simply because I will make everything easy for you by teaching you how to play guitar, my friend! Anatomy of a Guitar Let's start! ...more
In these do it yourself guitar tech videos, learn how to set up the famous Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. Our expert will walk you through some basic techniques, including how to make truss rod adjustments, how to set the string level, how to loosen or tighten the spring ...more
Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video to learn a few parts from Metallica's song called "One." This is one of Metallica's well known songs. Improve your guitar playing skills by learning how to play this Grammy Award winning song "One" on acoustic guitar with this ...more
Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Dire Straits song "Sultans of Swing." Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tun ...more
Play Taylor Swift 'You Belong With Me' on guitar with this tutorial on playing this famous pop star's hit song. This is a thorough tutorial including tabs and chords that gets you playing this pop song on an acoustic guitar pretty quickly.
In these do it yourself guitar tech videos, learn how to set up a Fender Telecaster electric guitar. Our expert will walk you through some basic techniques, including how to make truss rod adjustments, how to set the string level, and how to change the pickup height—all tips f ...more
In this instructional acoustic guitar video, learn how to play the song "Hey There Delilah" by the Plain White T's. This tutorial is great for advanced and beginners alike. Finger pick this fun song by the Plain White T's and improve your guitar playing skills. Practice playin ...more
Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play a ohn Lee Hooker style blues riff. There are similar blues riffs to this John Lee Hooker riff. "Boom, Boom" or "Suzi ...more
I've seen some pretty ugly steampunked guitars in my day, but this isn't one of them. This one's about as beautiful as they get. French company Wild Customs made this Gibson LesPaul into a steampunk masterpiece. Check out some of these photos:
Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar shows how to play Enrique Iglesias' "Hero" on the acoustic guitar. The song requires a four-finger G chord with the string picking order 6, 3, 1, 2, 3, and 2. This is repeated four times for the introduction. The chorus is strummed using any cho ...more
A large number of the greatest musicians to ever shape the history of sound first learned to play on cheap, dirty, and often times even homemade instruments. There is a very unique atmosphere that comes about when creating music with something made by your own hands—out of wha ...more
Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Dire Straits song "Romeo & Juliet" using open G tuning(D-G-D-G-B-D) with a capo on the 3rd fret. ...more
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Johnny Cash song. Not just any Johnny Cash song, but one of his greatest: "Ring of Fire." And just so you know, here ...more
Learn how to play "Dear God" by Avenged Sevenfold, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro: F-C-Dm-Am-B-F-C x2 F C Dm Am A lonely road, crossed another cold state line B F C Miles away from those I love ...more
Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play a simple guitar boogie in G. This instructional video provides fret diagrams and live action to show how to play a simple boogie in G. This video is aimed at budding fingerstyle guitar players, but can be adapte ...more
If you need to know how to make an arrangement on an acoustic solo fingerstyle guitar, you've come to the right video tutorials. This three-part instructional guitar lesson will show you want you need to know about arranging. Find the melody in the song or use sheet music or ...more
Learn how to play the introduction to "One" by Metallica on the electric guitar
Learn how to play "Love Story" by Taylor Swift, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro: C G Am F C We were both young when i first saw you F I close my eyes and the flashback starts Am F Im standing th ...more
In this series of videos you'll learn how to setup a Gibson Les Paul electric guitar. Expert guitar repair technician The Ferret shows you how to get the most out of your classic instrument by making a few minor adjustments to various parts of the guitar. He'll demonstrate how ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! The server activity has actually been kinda slow while we wait to install the new 1.2.3 update, but that didn't stop any build progress! Everyone on the ser ...more
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you rock guitarists how to play a Lynyrd Skynyrd song. Not just any Lynyrd Skynyrd song, but one of their greatest: "Simple Man." And just so you know, here ar ...more
Learning to play your favorite songs will, down the road, help you to make the sort of music you want to make. In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn to play Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" on acoustic guitar. While this video assumes some knowledge on the part of its audie ...more
Want to learn how to play Jason Mraz on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz on the acoustic guitar. The capo is on the 4th fret in standard tuning. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Jason Mraz ...more
Guitar fret buzz can be an annoying problem for any guitar player. Learn some tips for eliminating and fixing guitar fret buzz with expert tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Fix guitar fret buzz. Fix guitar fret buzz - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this ...more
Make a custom track for Guitar Hero 3, so you may play any song you'd like on your GH3. This is a walk through starting with an MP3
Learning to play your favorite songs on your guitar is not only a wonderful way of passing the time–and impressing those whom you'd like to impress–, it can do wonders for your technique. In this song tutorial from Siggi Mertens' series of beginning guitar lessons, you'll lear ...more
This video lesson covers a basic bossa nova rhythm pattern for the guitar player interested in learning Brazilian music. The lesson is aimed to an intermediate guitar player. In other words, you should be confortable with basic chords, strumming and fingerstyle techniques. F ...more
This is a great bar trick you can use to amuse your friends with! Or, you can be the cool aunt or uncle at the family reunion. All you need is a dollar bill (larger denominations will obviously also work). Then just follow a few steps outlined in this video to fold the bill in ...more
A tutorial on how to put custom songs on Guitar Hero 2 for the Playstation 2 (PS2). You'll need Guitar Hero Explorer, Winrar, CD DVD Generator, Gnie, and DVD Decrypter software to make it happen. Part 1 of 2 - How to Put custom songs onto Guitar Hero 2. Part 2 of 2 - How to P ...more
Sick of an overflowing mailbox sans fun letters? Turn everyday junk mail into a collection of usable guitar picks.
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman. If you want to learn how to play ...more
Learn how to play "Teardrops on my Guitar" by Taylor Swift on the piano with this tutorial. This popular Taylor Swift song is quite easy to play with this step by step video. Watch this how to video and you will be playing "Teardrops on my Guitar" in no time.