HOW TO – make a guitar capo


A guitar capo is one of those items you look at in the store and think – “I could make one of those, why should I buy one?”. Well in case you haven’t gotten around to it yet, here’s a couple how-tos to show you, um . . . how-to.

  • The simple approach – pencil and rubber band –Link
  • The slightly more sturdy approach – marker, stretch bracelets –Link
  • The heavier duty approach (pictured above) – wood, foam, rubber, misc. hardware –Link

    Don’t forget – you can also make your own slide cylinder for those twangy solos –Link

    DIY Slide Guitar
    Make a 3 string slide guitar out of junk –Link

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