Modified guitar with pedal control strumming
Problem: Client suffered from a brain aneurysm that paralyzed the left side of his body, leaving him unable to continue his passion for playing the guitar.
Solution: A strumming system that utilizes the foot pedal of a hi-hat stand, which is typically used by drummers. The pick is attached to a spring loaded lever, bicycle cable, and pedal to achieve the up-and-down motion of a pick.
Volunteers: Engineering students Gillian Langor, Steve Coward, and Steve Redden. Billy Bidgood of Memorial University Technical Services, Joanne Hanlon, and Dr. Leonard Lye.
Donors: Griffith's Guitar Works and Music City in St. John's, Newfoundland.
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