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Ranjit Bhatnagar’s at it again:

I love the sound of the obsolete Marxophone, but they’re expensive on ebay. I made this guitar-marxophone with hex nuts glued to street-sweeper bristles stapled to a chunk of wood. The marxotar straps to the guitar’s tailpiece and strap button with zipties, and can be attached and removed without any damage to the guitar.  

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=513131841 Adam Hansen-Chambers

    Hello Becky! This is amazing! I would love to make one of these! This might be a bit cheeky, but could you send me some rough instructions on how to make on these these? I would be forever grateful! Regards, Adam

  • Charlie

    I would like to echo Adam’s request. Would it be possible to post some more detailed instructions on this diy project? Thanks.