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We don't play guitars. Turn snapped guitar strings in to bangles.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 507 projects »
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  • How to make a bangle. Guitar String Bangles - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take the guitar string and fold part of it in to a hoop, as big as you need it to fit around your wrist.

  • How to make a bangle. Guitar String Bangles - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wrap the tail length one around the hoop by slipping it under and over the hoop.

  • How to make a bangle. Guitar String Bangles - Step 3
    Step 3

    On your second time round slip a bead on to the string before ever wrap.

  • How to make a bangle. Guitar String Bangles - Step 4
    Step 4

    When you get to the end of your second loop slip the tail through the pick up ring.

  • How to make a bangle. Guitar String Bangles - Step 5
    Step 5

    Snip off any excess wire and your all done.

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Lima
Lima · Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, IT · 93 projects

Very cool! Thanks for sharing.
I hope you don’t mind I linked your tutorial in a serie I just began on my blog: http://rock-n-roll-stops-the-traffic.blogspot.com/2012/03/diy-from-head-to-toe-1.html#more

:D

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chris s.
chris s.

i've done this before long time ago... excluding the beads. i was bored so i took my brother's old guitar string and started making bracelet out of it. haha! and now i saw this on the internet!

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Zelma T.
Zelma T. · , , Australia · 4 projects

that is so awesome!
:)
the stars make it look so rockstar-ish :)

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CatBearTree
CatBearTree · Erie, Pennsylvania, United States · 2 projects

I've done something similar, only I made rings.

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Baba Boop
Baba Boop · Bunker Hill, WV, United States

i wish i had seen this when i took the old string off my guitar i will have to remember this next time i do that

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jellyandcustard
jellyandcustard · United Kingdom · 5 projects

this is so cool...I remeber when i first stumbled on this site ages ago and there wasnt all this commenty/post-your-own stuff and it was all very small, i loved this project way back then! I think its great now though that people can post all their ideas and stuff. Fab work! x

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Grace D
Grace D · London, Islington, United Kingdom · 83 projects

Wow-This is cute Cat-Happy Valentines <3

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 721 projects

No, I am serious and it's more now :S

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Courtney Couture
Courtney Couture · Keller, Texas, United States · 20 projects

first 240?!?! wow...u arent serious, rite? my creativity just shrank into the shadows, i think....

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 721 projects

Thanks, I think the first 240 projects on the site are mine!

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