repurposed electric guitar pieces become ear-o headphone set repurposed electric guitar pieces become ear-o headphone set
nov 10, 2013

repurposed electric guitar pieces become ear-o headphone set

repurposed electric guitar pieces become ear-o headphone set
all images courtesy of guitar ear o headphones




combining old headphones with an electronic guitar, ‘guitar ear-o’ seeks to give industrial waste products their original purpose back. reusing industrial waste from valuable music instruments that are thrown away due to small defects, the items are turned into a set of new headphones. the guitar’s fingerboard is transformed into the connecting strap between the two speakers, and the covers for the speakers are made out of the guitar body with remnants of the gloss paint still left on them. based on modular pieces, the guitar ear-o is a new way for old instruments to live a life in a different shape, but with keeping the same function, to play music.



redundant electric guitar pieces and old headphones are turned into ‘guitar ear-o’



detail of ‘guitar ear-o’ headphones



disused electronic guitar becomes raw material for ‘guitar ear-o’



the guitar’s fingerboard used to form the headstrap



the speaker covers are constructed from the body of a guitar



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