stereotank transforms a blank skate deck into lap steel guitar
stereotank transforms a blank skate deck into lap steel guitar stereotank transforms a blank skate deck into lap steel guitar
nov 20, 2015

stereotank transforms a blank skate deck into lap steel guitar

stereotank transforms a blank skate deck into lap steel guitar 
all images courtesy of stereotank




the ‘lap skate guitar’, by new york-based stereotank, is a hybrid instrument that merges music and skateboarding. the custom built piece is made from a single blank skate deck, and is capable of producing mellow sound similar to a lap steel guitar. other components include a 1/4” input jack, electric bridge, pick-up, volume knob, a single lock nut, and six tuning pegs. the ‘lap steel guitar’, plus its mini amp, are small enough to fit in a backpack. thus, allowing quick, easy transport that even a skater could get in to.

stereotank lap skate guitar designboom
plugged into mini amp


video courtesy of hector tepuy


stereotank lap skate guitar designboom
bridge close-up

lock nut and tuning pegs detail

sliding away

stereotank lap skate guitar designboom



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edited by: nick brink | designboom

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