How we can help Resource Library How to make a home made guitar An easy to do at home, home made guitar! All you need is: a tin elastic bands Place the elastic bands around the tin and there you have it - a home made guitar. Top tip: different size elastic bands make different kinds of sounds. *Safety tip - please be careful when putting the bands on the tin, the thicker the band the less likely they will snap. Please supervise children at all times.