You do not have to play guitar to use the strings. Steel guitar strings make excellent burning wires for adding decorative black lines around your turnings. You can buy them as individual strings or in sets of six that include different wire gauges. But even better than purchasing them, you may know a guitar player who is willing to give you used strings that have been retired. From each guitar string, you will get about two good lengths of burning wire, and they last a long time.
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