Dec. 4, 2022

How to get a guitar pick out of an acoustic guitar


My favorite method requires two things: a pencil and a problem.


Step 1:

Gently shake the body of the guitar to guide the pick to the center of the sound hole.

Guitar pick stuck in a guitar

Step 2:

Using your pencil's eraser, pin the pick to the back of the instrument.

Pencil pinning pick inside guitar

Step 3:

Keep the pick pinned and slowly flip the instrument over so that the sound hole faces the ground.

Upside down guitar

Step 4:

Quickly pull the pencil out and the pick should fall through the sound hole.

Man shakes pick out of guitar

That's it! No need for pliers or tape. Here's the whole process, from soup to nuts: