Inspired (3rd build in this basic concept) of N. Ghanaian Kologo- 2 string (plastic fishing line) guitar. Bottom string drones, top plays melody, no slide, a...

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Comment by Glenn Kaiser on October 23, 2021 at 9:23pm

Hi Rooster, we live in Uptown. -Glenn

Comment by Rooster Reaves on October 23, 2021 at 8:43pm

That's cool Glen,  Where at in Chi. are y'all?  I live in Rockford.

Comment by Glenn Kaiser on October 13, 2021 at 5:10pm

Thanks A.D., Unc, Doug and Poorness! Yes, I saw that metal can A.D., lots of those in Africa end up as guitars. Poorness, add recycling and you got it bro, ha!! Fun Unc, I cut down (partially... looks a mess, not finished) my plastic-ized first attempt, plays waaaay better now. A.D., I've friends w. leather in the house, gotta look 'em up. Thx All! -Glenn

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 13, 2021 at 11:48am

What a great metaphor for the age in which we're living... hand sanitizer, cultural awarness, and homemade instruments. :-)

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on October 12, 2021 at 11:14pm

Your videos are always interesting Glenn! I like the way you attached the neck to the plastic container.  Very creative. It’s got me thinking. Thanks for sharing.

Comment by Uncle John on October 12, 2021 at 9:45pm

Pretty nice groove, Grover.   Liking your clean machine.   Kologo.  Hunh.  

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Comment by A.D.EKER on October 12, 2021 at 6:02pm

Instead of plastic maybee you can use a we cal it seem leather they use it for cleaning windows, you bring it on wett and dry it so it gets tight, like all the african Marokken and south american gits !

Comment by A.D.EKER on October 12, 2021 at 5:53pm

Sorry for the ad ,here you go modern day KOLOGO , just like your plastic one ,He says its spiritual! Just like You Glenn !

Comment by A.D.EKER on October 12, 2021 at 5:51pm

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