Make your Own Microphone Using a Matchbox and Pencil Lead

matchbox microphone
Microphones may seem like a daunting piece of gadget but this video will show you how incredibly easy it is to build one at home. Aside from a small matchbox and pencil leads, you will also need a battery, electric wires, alligator clips and stereo headphones or speakers–piece them together to create a homemade microphone.

Of course, this won’t replace your karaoke microphones with but this will surely make a cool science project with kids or something to show amaze your friends with. 

Video Credit: Dave Hax