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foster the people - pumped up kicks - cookie tin cover

"cookie tin banjo slide cigar box guitar"
Hi guys! here's my newest guitar build, another simple 3 string slide instrument made with a walmart cookie tin. Performing Pumped Up Kicks in my bathroom for the first demo. have a great holiday season!!!

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Comment by 407bug on December 6, 2011 at 7:28pm

Great sound!...what was that grocery bag trick again?......cool song too...

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on November 26, 2011 at 7:20am

Great sounding instrument. Very interesting use of shopping bags. I never would have thought. Enjoyed the playing and singing. Your videos are all very informative. Thanks.

Comment by Furry Johnson on November 25, 2011 at 5:01am

kickass

 

Comment by Uncle John on November 23, 2011 at 6:45pm

Dang.  Good sounding instrument, playing and singing.

Comment by Ryan Rose on November 23, 2011 at 5:05pm

I like your version better than the original. That one's not really my style; this is cool.

Comment by Crow on November 23, 2011 at 5:00pm

i actuually built a ukulele sized instrument from a cigar box, i'll put the link in here. it's got precisely half the scale length of my guitars, so i used the same strings, and tuned one octave high. worked out pretty well, but didn't have much sustain lol.

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/introducing-the-ucrowlele

 

have a great day!

 

Comment by Sammy Lloyd on November 23, 2011 at 4:39pm

Fabulous, I gotta have one of those. I tend to play cigar box ukulele, wondering if your principles would work on a tenor ukulele. Loved your sound mate, nice one.

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