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Who made the first electric guitar?

The first electrically amplified guitar was designed in 1931 by George Beauchamp, General Manager at National Guitar Corporation with Paul Barth who was Vice President. The maple body prototype for the one piece cast aluminum "Frying Pan" was built by Harry Watson, factory superintendent of Nation (MORE)

When was the first electric guitar made?

In 1931 the Electro String Company was founded by Paul Barth, George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacker, and developed the first electric guitars marketed to the general public. They made their guitars from cast aluminum and were played on a person's lap using a steel slide much like today's steel gu (MORE)

What is an electric guitar made out of?

any kind of wood you can think of its been used over the past 80 or 90 years on electric guitars and more for acoustics and classicals. now companies are switching to carbon and other materials but you can make a guitar out of anything that will echo, I've seen cigar box, nintendos used for them (MORE)

What day was the electric guitar made?

Must have been a Friday because they rock! There are many,many answers here that answer questions about how, when, by whom and why the electric guitar was invented.

What material is an electric guitar made of?

usually.. alder , or mahogany to basswood for the body maple for the neck , if not mahogany again for the neck ebony , maple or rosewood for the fretboard nickel for the frets , stainless steel being the expensive option steel for the tuners I can imagine various kinds of alnico or ceramic for the (MORE)

Who are some of the famous musicians that have made the electric guitar popular?

Jimi Hendrix Yngwie Malmsteen Ritchie Blackmour - Deep Purple Ace Frehley - KISS Eric Clapton David Gilmour - Pink Floyd Eddie Van Halen Dimebag Darrell Zakk Wylde Dave Mustaine - megadeth James Hetfield- Metallica Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath Buckethead Slash Steve Vai J (MORE)

What is the Electric Guitar made out of?

its pretty much made from wood. Fenders are usually alder or ash. gibsons are generally mahogany. the lighter the wood the brighter the sound. fretboards are also made form maple, rosewood, ebony. and PRS guitars use some exoctic woods

First electric guitar ever made?

a company called rickenbacker made it in 1931 and nicknamed it the frying pan guitar, a man named George Beauchamp designed it and holds the patent for it and single coil pickups.

What changes have been made to the electric guitar?

you name it , it's been done, but more importantly it depends on brand and model or series. longer necks on some to achieve lower tunings seeing how certain woods are used to create different sounds which metals work excellent with guitar parts to last longer and sound better better ways to (MORE)

What country was electric guitar made?

it originated in America from a Swiss Immigrant named Adolph Rickenbacker's company. The first electric guitar was made in California in 1931 and nicknamed the frying pan. This was invented by two key people Adolph Rickenbacher and George Beauchamp. George is the main inventor and holds the paten (MORE)

Who made the Telecaster and the Stratocaster the electric guitars?

The Fender Company, founded by the late Leo Fender. at one time they were controlled by CBS Broadcasting! These are solid body electrics and the neck is secured to the body with four phillips-head bolts. the materials cost alone is quite small, when I was in high school one guy scratch-built a worka (MORE)

How are electric guitar strings made?

you start off with a big steel string called the core than you wind another metal on it such as nickel, steel or bronze the ball end goes on sometime in the process but yeah , it's realsimple nickel is the most recommended metal for electric players , 90% ofstrings are made of it steel can wear do (MORE)

Why are electric guitars made of wood?

Guitars (acoustic and electric) are made of wood because of the resonance that wood produces when a string is played. Sound travels differently through different materials, and sound can be altered after traveling through different materials. Certain woods are known to produce better sounds than (MORE)

Where in the world was the first electric guitar made?

it originated in America from a Swiss Immigrant named Adolph Rickenbacker's company. The first electric guitar was made in California in 1931 and nicknamed the frying pan. This was invented by two key people Adolph Rickenbacher and George Beauchamp. George is the main inventor and holds the paten (MORE)

How was the electric guitar was made?

it originated in America from a Swiss Immigrant named Adolph Rickenbacker's company. The first electric guitar was made in 1931 and nicknamed the frying pan. This was invented by two key people Adolph Rickenbacher and George Beauchamp. George is the main inventor and holds the patent for electric (MORE)

What is the electric guitars made of?

wood for 90% of the guitar , the other 10% comprises of metals, plastic and magnets to make the bridge, tuner and various electronics. so a great example maple neck which is wood rosewood for the fingerboard which is the second wood mahogany body which is another wood nickle for the fret (MORE)

What is Famous music on the electric guitar?

i can go on a very long list but here's a lot that come to mind from the 60s to now in no order stairway to heaven - led zepplin blackdog - led zepplin sunshine of your love - cream crazy train - ozzy osbourne believer - ozzy osbourne knockin' on heavens door - guns and roses (bob dylan (MORE)

What famous musicians played the electric guitar?

This is a long and subjective list so I'll just mention some greats off the top of my head as in very popular. Angus and Malcolm Young - AC/DC (they are brothers) Brian May - Queen Chris Impellitteri David Gilmour - Pink Floyd Dave Mustaine - Megadeth Dimebag Darrell - Pantera Eddie V (MORE)

Who made the electric bass guitar?

The first bass guitar was invented by Paul Tutmarc in Seattle, Washington, USA in the early 1930's. It was known as the "Electric Bass Fiddle," and appeared in a catalog by Tutmarc's company, Audiovox, in 1935. Much smaller than the double bass, this bass was easier to carry. This bass was not frett (MORE)

Name some people who are famous for playing the The electric guitar?

Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath Jimmy Page - Led Zepplin Eric Clapton - Cream Jimi Hendrix Yngwie Malmsteen Steve Vai Jeff Loomis Eddie Van Halen Zakk Wylde - Ozzy Osbourne David Gilmour - Pink Floyd Dimebag Darrell - Pantera Slash Michael Schenker Ritchie Blackmour - Deep Purpl (MORE)

When were electric guitars first made?

1931 the inventor was George Beauchamp and the company was Rickenbacker. The very first electric guitar model was used to make Hawaiian music primarily as that was like rap music back then and 2700 where made up until 1939. It was nicknamed the frying pan guitar.

Was the electric guitar made for a company?

made by a company who saw a market, guitars even the really large acoustics aren't very loud , how else could a rock band lets say play such a thin guitar and its making the people in the back of the rooms ears ring when the show is over. Les Paul , Orville Gibson, Leo Fender , Seth Lover and any (MORE)

Name three Famous people who play the Electric Guitar?

hahah you couldnt think of more? Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page, beatles, justin bieber, taylor swift, led zepplin, jimmy page, joe sartiani, slash, carlos santana, angus young, kirk hammett, keith richards , jonas brothers yngwie malmsteen , jim adkins, george (MORE)

What is the best electric guitar ever made?

Gibson Custom Jeff Beck 1954 Oxblood Electric - because it has a nice fret board and can play both bass and treble music very well. Plus it's just outstanding all around.

Who made the electric guitar solo?

That'll be as hard to answer as who invented the first ever acoustic guitars or who sang on the first ever record. This is one question that'll be extremely hard for anyone to answer... maybe first recorded one you'll get but yeah I doubt anyone will have an exact answer as before the 1930s it was y (MORE)

Who invented the first Electric Guitar made?

That is a matter of debate among guitar historians, but most agree that it was a lap steel guitar that looked rather like a long handled frying pan, and it was invented by Adolph Rickenbacker in the 1930's. By the end of the 1930's several concerns were making conventional hollow-body electric guita (MORE)

What year was the first electric guitar made in?

In 1930, George Beauchamp successfully created the first electrically amplified guitar through the use of metal plates to detect string vibration. Several years before that, Les Paul was experimenting with several methods of amplifying the acoustic sound of the actual guitar. Once Beauchamp sold the (MORE)

Who was famous for playing electric guitar?

There are many different famous guitarists. Here are a few... Jimi Hendrix Eric Clapton Steve Vai Jimmy Page Yngwie Malmsteen Joe Satriani Slash Carlos Santana Jeff Beck Eddie Van Halen

What is the electric guitar usually made of?

the most stereotypical choices are neck maple - fender stratocasters to bc rich , jackson and ibanez guitars mahogany - Gibson les paul , Dean guitars and so forth body alder - fender stratocasters , certain bc rich and jacksons basswood - almost every ibanez and beginner guitars mah (MORE)

How are electric guitar pickups made?

single coils are made by winding wires round poles, the more winds the higher the output, humbuckers are made by placing two single coils together with reverse polarity which cancels guitar hum

What was the first electric guitar made from?

The instruments commonly acknowledged as the earlierst electric guitars were made of wood in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and served largely as prototypes for commercially produced instruments. They include the Rickenbacker "Frying Pan" lap steel and the ViviTone guitars designed by Lloyd Loar (MORE)

What was the electric guitar first made of?

Fender used pine which is hilarious in today's standards. I've heard that George Beauchamp and the guys at Rickenbacker made the first ever guitar using a single 2x4 piece of wood and wound the very first single coil pickup using a washing machine.