So, my church sold ice cream--floats and sundaes, delicious--at a small-town event.  Part of the event was a whole mess of houses in town had rummage sales.  Always intriguing for CBG people, right?  No less this time.  I scored a shot glass slide, a BIG metal box (kick drum? bass? we'll see...) a couple of vintage garden tools with beautifully-aged hardwood handles, a couple of tools, and a tool tote FULL of hardware!  We're talkin' a poop-load of wood screws, machine screws, nuts and bolts of many sizes, washers and even a few drill bits. 

I can use the wood screws in my builds.  Nice!  And the washers.

Here's the thing:  What. The. Actual. Frack. can I do with ALL THOSE NUTS AND BOLTS?!?!  Many are pretty big.  I can use a few of the bolts for builds, as in bridges and nuts.  But WHAT ELSE?

I need suggestions!  Please!

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cut Out a solid body guitar shape, add a lip and fill it with random hardware... fill it with clear resin...

use larger nuts as volume knobs...  screw a dowel in (easy way) or cut and drill a bolt that fits. (Hard way)

cheap fishing weights?  

Ballast?  

Mix with concrete in a coffee can to make a cheap anchor?  :-)

weld/braze together nut and bolt stick figures...

um...

I like all those ideas. 

The guitar body would be heavy, but fun. 

Volume knobs--I need a couple as we speak! 

Fishing sinkers--sure.  Why the heck not?

Bolt stick figure--IOW Ob-Jays Dee Arty!  Fun. 

Thanks!

WOW!!  Talk about something for heavy metal rock!  Cool Mr Pick.

Yea--WOW!!

not mine ..  just google image search "nut and bolt guitar "  there a few similar  to this .  

Wow even if you did just a small piece of something like that, it would look great as a bridge or maybe an inset headstock. Hey pic thanks made my day!!

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