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Harmonizing Guitars

by lisalista

Published on June 10, 2017

Create an electric or acoustic guitar with amazing sounds uploaded from the Code Kit!

Duration: 2-3 hours

How To Make It

1

Find guitar images online to freehand draw, trace from projected image onto board, or draw own outline.

2

Paint design onto guitar outline on poster board. Poster board is sturdy enough to hold all the bits!

3

Cut out guitar from poster board. Use hole punch to make holes to thread light wire through.

4

Feed lightwire through multiple times, showing on the front. Leave enough wire in the back to be able to connect to the attached bits.

5

Remix and upload code by changing the octave pitch and images to letters of notes.

6

Add bits and attach to the back. Use slide dimmer to make varying sounds play. Reduce volume on speaker. Turn off the lights to see light wire illuminate!

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