Does anyone know how to make a guitar from an old oil or gas can like i've seen on YouTube PLEASE?

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seen some really cool ones made on a french site which i will try and find later on. i believe they make rounded heel blocks which match the can ends and connect them by doweling so the shape holds up. results are stunning though

Cliff
Thanks for all the help!
Check out Afri-can Guitars at: http://www.townshipguitars.com/guitars.htm
That's not so easy... Check out my buddy Esteban's creations at http://bojorquezguitars.blogspot.com/
You could probably emil him and ask for advice.

Wally

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