Jane's Hello Kitty lunchbox had a crummy latch on it -- it kept popping open and her lunch items would fall out. This weekend I made a guitar out of it for my 4-year-old niece. It's her Christmas present. It's the best sounding guitar I've made so far!
I'm writing a project book for dads and kids and I'm including instructions for making lunchbox guitars.
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Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects