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Tin Can Alley (tin builds)

Group dedicated to instruments made from cookie tins, bean cans, biscuit tins, gas cans, metal lunch boxes..... come help us build and play them!

Members: 83
Latest Activity: May 31

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Aluminum bottle 3 string/ how to weld aluminum to inox

Started by Mario Poggio. Last reply by Mario Poggio Jan 10, 2014. 19 Replies

Obviously with a trick.  Look at the photos, you will see the aluminum and the stainless steel bowl. It's easy, I will wrap around the hole a copper foil (the same used in stained glass) and the same…Continue

1926 Cigar Tin

Started by G.S. Monroe. Last reply by Gary T Nordby Dec 15, 2013. 4 Replies

This afternoon I found a rare treasure in a yard sale. A very old Cigar Tin with a New Jersey tax stamp dated 1926. I have mixed feeling about using it to make a vintage CBG, but I definitely want to…Continue

tin guits strings?

Started by calim. Last reply by Eugene Knapik Feb 3, 2013. 3 Replies

hi clubhouse,just a detail, but i wonder what kind of strings is usually use for tin builds?i put some bluegrass reso strings on a biscuit tin i've built ;i'm really satisfy when amplify ,but it not…Continue

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resso cone

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Tom Petry Sep 29, 2012. 2 Replies

Morning folks,I have been wondering as most dobros are metal would it be an advantage to fit a resonater cone to a cookie tin as I have an Old Lowes cone and cover plate or would I be just wasting it…Continue

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Comment by Ted Crocker on January 7, 2013 at 3:25pm

3 string Oreo Cookie Tin build.  Crocker Tesla Transducer pickup.  Available for only $85 at Etsy.

Comment by jim on October 5, 2012 at 12:02pm
Comment by Tim LaFave on October 5, 2012 at 11:51am

Hey, Club ... anybody got the scoup on building a tin can mic?

Comment by Ted Crocker on September 29, 2012 at 7:52pm
Comment by Arnold Kelly on December 26, 2011 at 5:34pm

Those look great, Pierre!

Comment by pierre van staden on December 26, 2011 at 12:06pm

some of my tin can guitars i've made

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