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The second of the scrap metal guitars. The fretboard was constructed by holding the neck piece next to an existing guitar and drawing chalk lines. Nails were used for frets. A single-coil pickup was stripped from an inexpensive guitar. The body is a steel tub or pan with a welded sheet metal top. The hollow design makes this guitar function acoustically. Inside the body is a large spring that gives the guitar a built-in reverberation effect. The action of the strings is very high, but the instrument has an interesting, deep sound, especially when played with a slide.

1993-1994

scrap metal guitar