#1
if you dont know what a diddley bow is, its an old blues instrument before guitars were available.

it was the easiest thing ive ever built, all from parts laying around my house.

i didnt think to take pics during the build but heres the finished product.













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#2
ummm woooooww..... jusat wow, action is crazy, even for a diddley bow, cool though
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#3
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ummm woooooww..... jusat wow, action is crazy, even for a diddley bow, cool though

haha. i know. i just threw it together. that bottle was the smallest wedge i could find
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Resistance is victory.


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#5
saw off nose of bottle like you would to make a slide?
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#7
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sound clips! please!

i dont know how to get sound clips on my computer but i'll work on figuring that out.

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saw off nose of bottle like you would to make a slide?

hmm... i have a slide. i dont want the bottle to break...

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You got yourself a fine diddly bow there.

why thank you good sir.
There is a war going on for your mind.

If you are thinking, you are winning.


Resistance is victory.


We are building up a new world.
Do not sit idly by.
Last edited by Fenderhippie69 at Jun 30, 2009,
#8
maybe a video on youtube? I made one of these when i was a freshman in highschool. I used an Altoids tine with an acoustic pickup stuck inside it. I miss that thing.
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#9
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maybe a video on youtube? I made one of these when i was a freshman in highschool. I used an Altoids tine with an acoustic pickup stuck inside it. I miss that thing.

i'll post a youtube vid tomorrow after i get home from work.

do you have any pics of it? how'd you do it with a Altoid tin?
There is a war going on for your mind.

If you are thinking, you are winning.


Resistance is victory.


We are building up a new world.
Do not sit idly by.
#10
need.youtube.video.now

Looks cool, kinda like a drunks guitar or something (hence the beer bottle)
#11
I dont have any pics, sorry. It was almost 4 years ago lol.

i just laid the tin flat and stretched the string across it.
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Last edited by walker-rose at Jun 30, 2009,