Hollow Body Electric Violin With Bow: I had an old violin kicking about that was in pretty poor condition so I thought that I could reuse a lot of that violin to make an electric one. That though, didn't sound as much fun as making one from scratch though so I decided to make one usin...
Hobbyist flute-makers have fashioned flutes from almost any material imaginable. In 1996, the discovery of a bear bone with four holes along its side inspired amateur flute-makers to take up the art of making flutes from bones. Here's how you can use your flute-making skills to turn bone into a working flute.
Master Luthier Bernie Lehmann makes hand built arch top, flat top, gypsy style and classical guitars. Lehmann specializes in uniquely designed guitars with an artistic flair custom built for the professional and the amateur. He has made over 380 instruments since 1971. His guitars include 3 models of arch top guitars, 3 models of flattop guitars, 2 models of gypsy style guitars, and 3 models of classical guitars.
Musical instruments are lots of fun but boy, they sure ain't cheap. Dennis Havlena (the internet's true DIY instrument king) demonstrates some dedicated yankee ingenuity with his homemade alternatives (aka poor man's instruments). Dennis has created hundreds of hybrid, folksy instruments including bagpipes, banjos, psalteries, didgeridoos, hang drums, and dulcimers.