We’re celebrating all things pop star this week at Moonfrye! This simple, rustic DIY guitar craft is guaranteed to spark your budding musician’s imagination…let the jam sessions begin!
What you will need:
Bamboo plates (available at Whole Foods, Sur La Table or Amazon.com)
Craft balsa wood (our piece was cut to 3″ X 24″)
Exacto knife (adults only, please)
Step 1: Pencil in the outline for the base of your guitar as shown.
Step 2: Using an Exacto knife, cut out your guitar base shape.
Step 3: Glue a plate to the end of your guitar base.
Step 4: Glue three popsicle sticks onto the neck of your guitar as shown to create “tuning keys.”
Step 5: Paint frets and position markers on the neck of your guitar as shown.
Step 6: Attach four rubber bands to the bamboo plate as shown to create your guitar’s strings.
Step 7: You’re ready to make beautiful music!