Man in the Box Guitar

How To : Make a cigar box guitar

Make a fully functional electric guitar with a cigar box and some wood. This is brought to you by Geek Dad from Wired Science. Make a cigar box guitar. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make an Electric Cigar Box Guitar for $25

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

How To : Play "Steady Rolling Man" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" on acoustic guitar

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

How To : Play Neil Young's "Old Man" on acoustic guitar

Want to know how to play "Old Man" by Neil Young on the guitar? Learn how with this free video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, ...more

How To : Play Luke Bryan's "Country Man" on acoustic guitar

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 Luke Bryan song. Not just any Luke Bryan song, but one of his greatest: "Country Man." And just so you know, here are ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Ghetto Guitar from a Cigar Box

Feel the need to rock but can't afford a guitar? Until you are earning a rock star's salary, why not make your very own guitar at home for cheap? In this tutorial, learn how to make a "ghetto guitar" out of cigar boxes that is totally playable. This guitar is super cool and r ...more

How To : Make a three string guitar out of a cigar box

This video will show viewers how to simply make a 3 string guitar using an empty cigar box, a piece of oak, some string, and a few eyebolts. You start with a 1 by 2 piece of oak which is about 3 feet long. First, you should begin by making some markings along one side of the o ...more

How To : Play "Simple Man" by Lynrd Skynyrd on guitar

Want to learn how to play Lynyrd Skynyrd on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd and covered by Shinedown on the acoustic guitar. This version is more like the Shinedown version of the song and is not exactly how Lynyrd Skynyr ...more

How To : Play "Nowhere Man" by The Beatles on guitar

In this instructional acoustic guitar video, Rob shows you how to play cool songs on your guitar. In this lesson, learn how to play the song "Nowhere Man" by the Beatles. This video is great for beginners and advanced guitar players. This is a great and easy song to perform. L ...more

How To : Play "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd on guitar

Do you like the "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd? Do you want to learn how to play it on the guitar? Well this video is a short 10 minute tutorial, designed to show viewers how to play this song on the guitar. The video only provides basic guidance, so the viewers should at leas ...more

How To : Play "Lucky Man" by The Verve on guitar

This is just another great song, if you're looking for something new for your acoustic guitar. Tune your guitar in standard tuning, which is EAGBDe. Other tunings might not be right for this song. You should start by learning the chords G, D, Em, Asus4 and lastly Em. Try to me ...more

How To : Play "White Man at Hammersmith Palais" on guitar

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 "White Man at Hammersmith Palais" by the Clash. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords a ...more

How To : Play "Dead Man" by Neil Young on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play Neil Young's "Dead Man" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the song including chords and strumming patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular Neil Young tune on your own a ...more

How To : Play "Old Man" by Neil Young on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play Neil Young's "Old Man" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the pop-folk ballad including chords and picking patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular Neil Young tune on yo ...more

How To : Restring & Tune an Electric Guitar

Hello again, faithful readers. For today's lesson, we will be learning the correct way to restring and tune an electric guitar. I almost wasn't going to post this because it is so basic. But, as with many basic tasks, there are a lot of people who know how to do it, but can't ...more

How To : 15 Tips to Make You a Google Calendar Pro

Whether scheduling meetings, events, tasks, or even keeping tabs on the weather, a good digital calendar can help you stay on top of your game in ways that a normal calendar could never do. Indeed, there are many calendars to choose from, but Google Calendar is one of the best ...more

How To : Use a DI (direct injection) box when recording

No amp? No problem. In this home recording how-to, you'll see how to use a DI (direct injection) box for recording an instrument like a guitar, bass or keyboard directly into a console or interface. For more information, including very detailed instructions, and to get started ...more

How To : Buy An Electric Guitar

Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more

How To : Play the bassline for "Soul Man" by Sam & Dave

"Soul Man" was one of the biggest hits of 1967, and still holds its ground in success. Sam & Dave's hit single, written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, will forever live on in the music world, and through you… if you play bass. This video is a beginner's lesson to bass guitar ...more

How To : Play electric guitar blues like Stevie Ray Vaughn

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Jimi Hendrix

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Unlock the Ramblin' Man Achievement in Halo Wars

This video will show you how to get the "Ramblin' Man" achievement in Halo Wars. You will need to get to Level 8 of the game to obtain the achievement. You will need to create 100 units with your Elephant. You need to kill all of the enemies and you need to send one unit at a ...more

How To : Light a match with your teeth

Did you know that it's possible to light a match simply by using your teeth? You can look like a total badass if you learn how to do this trick properly, although you might get burned in the process. From Revision3: ***WARNING: this week we're playing with matches again. We s ...more

How To : Convert an RC bike with a brushless motor

Well I've converted one of these rc bikes into a snarling (ha ha) nitro powered machine. I'm now going to convert my other stock model into a brushless monster. This particular bike had a rather bumpy crossing from the USA when I bought it from ebay. It got damaged in it's box ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/04 - 01/10)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A phoneography challenge on silh ...more

How To : Play a basic harmonica blues scale

Guitar Man demonstrates how to play a basic harmonica blues scale and how to bend a note on a harmonica. Playing a harmonica blues scale is really simple. You can play the blues scale with any G instrument. The blues scale is three blow, three blow, three inhale or suck, four ...more

How To : Tune an acoustic guitar accurately

Learn how to tune your guitar using a Korg tuning box. To accurately tune your guitar, you will first need to locate a correctly tuned instrument to provide a reference note. A piano or electric keyboard will work if one is available. (You have to know the names of the keys to ...more

How To : Make a bale of pine straw

This video shows how to make a bale of pine straw using a one-man-baler, aka, a box baler. The two strings are pre-cut to around 90", having a 'eye' tied on one end. The 'eye' is slipped over the rod at top of baler and routed inside the baler and back out through the long slo ...more

News : Iron Man Played with 1,000,000 Volts of Electricity

Iron Man. What could be a more fitting song for 1,000,000 volts of electricity? It's the perfect Vegas act, so it's shocking to hear that ArcAttack is yet unsigned. With their high-tech, custom-made music equipment, homemade chain mail suits and... LIGHTNING!... they put on o ...more

How To : Buy an Electric Guitar

Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more

How To : Craft a superhero Batman bat signal box and favor

If you have a little boy who's a fan of comics and superheros, then Batman is probably idol #1. After all, the tortured, redeemed hero has a really cool black cape and some killer upper body strength. Treat your little man to the most awesome birthday ever by crafting this Ba ...more

How To : Play practical jokes using your guitar

In this video, we learn how to play practical jokes using your guitar. The first trick is called the jack in the box. First, take your pick and put it in between your strings and slide it down. Then, put your hand over it and play the jack in the box song. The next trick is to ...more

How To : Make a natural floral arrangement in a cigar box

You want to soften a man's study, a library or office with some flowers, but he doesn't want anything "flowery." Watch Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design as she creates a non-floral floral in a cigar box in this video tutorial. Perfect for a desk or a shelf and guaranteed to bri ...more

How To : Play "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" by The Script

Learn how to play "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" by The Script, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard TUning: Intro/Verse 1|------------------------------------------------------------------| 2|----------------------- ...more

News : The World we don't see

Cold heart less man living in this crazy worl’ Unsatisfied with his life death on mind Hiding from reality with a curl Angry with what he sees but, always blind Greed in mind for those who can’t not see wrong Killing other for their own evil gain The drums will sound now ...more

How To : Build a smashable guitar prop

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

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