How to Build Your Own Guitar Hanger

Guitars can get pretty expensive depending on the type, brand, and make. One of the best ways to take care of your instrument is to keep it out of reach of young children. So how do you do that? You put it in a place they couldn’t reach. But you’d still want it easily accessible for you.

Because it's DIY, you get to customize it!
Because it’s DIY, you get to customize it!

Getting a guitar hanger is an excellent way for you to properly store your guitar. You simply mount in on a wall and the task is done. There are guitar hangers sold at most guitar stores but if you have time to spare and available materials at home, why not make your own? You get the freedom to customize it just the way you want.

With a guitar hanger, you get to display your instrument and you also protect it from damage.
With a guitar hanger, you get to display your instrument and you also protect it from damage.

With this project, no fanfare is involved, just pure woodworking skills. If you have excess wood from a previous project, you can make several of these and give them out to your guitar-playing friends.

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String Swing CC01K-BW Guitar Hanger and Wall Mount Bracket for Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Black Walnut

Deep cradle design that prevents the guitar from being improperly placed in its hanger. Padded with high-density rubber to prevent damage to the guitar's finish.

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12/01/2022 02:59 am GMT


  • Wood
  • Screws
  • Lacquer


  • Drill with a drill bit
  • Table saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Circular saw
  • Belt sander
  • Sandpaper

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Watch this video to learn how to build your own guitar hanger.



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