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Flaming guitar from ‘Mad Max’ inspires badass flamethrower ukulele

Thank you, science.


Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Posted on Jun 8, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 3:49 pm CDT

Getting ready for the apocalypse? Wanna hone your musical skills while also having a badass weapon that spits fire? Look no further. The brilliant minds at the YouTube channel Make built a flamethrower ukulele inspired by the flaming guitar from Mad Max: Fury Road

Check out this genius engineering feat:

Holy smokes. 

If you try one of these bad boys, make sure your workspace is clear of flammable objects, your hair is tied back, and a fire extinguisher is handy. Then you’ll be ready to make your own contraption that can not only play a heartfelt version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” but can also get dinner cooking. 

Check out the whole tutorial:

I know what I’ll be asking for Christmas. 

Photos via Make:/YouTube

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*First Published: Jun 8, 2015, 11:06 am CDT