Musician Builds Spinning Guitar Out of a Leslie Speaker

Musician and inventor Look Mum No Computer found that he had an extra Leslie speaker handy and decided to turn it into a workable guitar. He attached a neck from a Squire guitar, mounted the bridge assembly, and attached the strings. The next step was to check if the body of the guitar (the speaker) actually spun. It did.

Leslie Speaker Electric Guitar

Here’s the second part of the build where he automates the spin and adds a Doppler Effect.

Just jamming on the most pointless Doppler effect spinning guitar machine ever

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.