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Awesome Altoids tin electric guitar and amp combo

April 13, 2010

A guitar amp made from an Altoids tin

I am inspired.

Making electric guitars out of Altoids tins is apparently the new BIG thing. Well, OK, maybe big is the wrong word. Let’s just say there are more unique and awesome designs (like this one using a ruler for a neck) out there than you would think.

Notice the kazoo in the background ... an inventor with taste!!

There are also Altoids tin amps, allowing you to play your Altoids tin guitar through a matching amp.

But why stop there? We can make amps out of all kinds of things, like this pony keg amp:

Or, you know what? Let’s just skip the guitars altogether and use our Altoids tin solar-powered theremin:

If you or anyone you know is into awesome crazy instruments, please be my BFF.

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