Rob Scallon Takes Metal Very Literally on Shovel Guitar

No, you didn’t misread that, and yes, this is exactly what it sounds like. Built by Bob of YouTube channel I Like To Make Stuff, this one-string guitar is fashioned from an old shovel and an EMG 81 humbucker.

And Reverb’s friend Rob Scallon, who has appeared in a few of our videos in the past, absolutely shreds on it. As Scallon says in the video’s description, “It definitely Djents.”

It’s absolutely more DIY than the cardboard guitar Fender put out a few months ago, and almost certainly less labor-intensive, but it’s an undeniably killer execution of a crazy idea. What do you think?

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