How-To: The 5 minute tunable 1-stringed instrument

This is a quick how-to on how to build yourself the easiest/quickest tunable stringed instrument in the world out of bits you probably have lying around your house.
The wire I used was from the inside of a washing line, however you can use a plethora of other types of wire/fishing line/old guitar strings etc.
The button is used to prevent the plastic lid from splitting, you can use buttons, or a nail, toothpicks, a pencil. Anything that will spread the tension of the wire so that the soft plastic doesn’t rip/tear.
If you or your kids or your class end up making one of these, I’d love to see the results!

Published by Vulpestruments

An assortment of hand crafted instruments, made from recycled, reused and readily available parts

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