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LEGO Ukulele - and yes, it plays

This one gives me (and by extension, you) more confidence that it really plays... there's an MP3 on the page, and Mr Brickley talks about how he ensured the neck had enough strength to hold the tension, and which alternate tunings were necessary to do it. I particularly like the tuning head, which is why I've featured it here, but the body itself is worth checking on the page:

http://www.br-eng.info/words/index.php/2011/05/21/ukulele-out-of-lego-br...

LEGO Guitar - and it's playable

You'll have to take my word for the fact that these guitars actually work. Or rather, the word of the internet, since the original videos have since disappeared. I have some personal doubts that the neck is strong enough to take the tension of the strings, but I'm open minded...

LEGO Moog

This instrument, from the Arvo brothers, is apparently playable. Nice one!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/arvobrothers/

LEGO Jukebox

This looks like a true 'punk' project.

* Use of whatever LEGO is available. (i.e. lots of different colours)
* Hacking with non-LEGO components where necessary
* Inclusion of hardware and software elements
* Completely pointless end result ;)

https://sites.google.com/site/ralphslegomindstormscreations/home/jukebox

But we love it, anyway!

Guitar amp

Following on the music theme, which has unwittingly shown itself, here's an amplifier which looks pretty faithful to the original. With the exception that it doesn't amplifiy anything, of course! It would also be possible to get one of those miniature amps and hide it inside for a full experience, but I don't think they've done it. I say "think" because I only found this image in a cache of old images, and the original notes for the web site return 404's.

Please update me/post comments if you know more...

Full Harpsichord, that plays

Really?!?

Oh, yeah - really!

Henry Lim has done some masterful LEGO work in the past, but this opus is his most unbelievable. Two years in the making, and fully playable (MP3 available on the link) this is one of best instruments you'll probably ever see made from LEGO.

http://www.henrylim.org/Harpsichord.html

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