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Guitar Hero Hack: Key Molding

Add transparency to your virtual shredding with these lightable fret buttons By Matthew Borgatti

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Figure A: The finished neck, ready for lights

I recently molded a Guitar Hero controller at the behest of fungus amungus. I’m going to show you how to create duplicates of your GH Controller keys in frosted clear plastic.

I’ll review two types of molds using the same materials and principles. The first will be a simple block mold for a single key. The other will be a single mold for multiple keys; this is often called a gang mold.

1. You’re going to need

RTV silicone: I will be using Smooth-On OOMOO two part silicone ...

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