How To: Build a simple one-string electric guitar called a Diddley Bow

Build a simple one-string electric guitar called a Diddley Bow

If you've ever seen It Might Get Loud, you probably remember the part where Jack White makes a one-string guitar out of household scraps. This type of guitar is called a Diddley Bow, after Bo Diddley, and is about the simplest and easiest electric guitar you can make. Watch this video to learn how.

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The diddley bow is not named after Bo Diddley. Bo took the name from the instrument which goes way back to the birth of the blues.

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