I named my instrument the Gourdtar. I named
it the Gourdtar because it is made out of a gourd and is
played like a guitar.
I constructed the Gourdtar by taking a dried gourd
and cutting a hole into it. After cleaning out the seeds,
I took fishing strings and tied them across the
The Gourdtar's strings are played like a guitar's
strings. Each string makes a different sound because they
have different lengths and some are tied tighter than
My Gourdtar belongs to the string family.