The materials that are needed are a thick piece of plastic (membership cards work very well), scissors, a pen or marker, and a guitar pick.
The first step is to trace the outline of the guitar pick onto the piece of plastic that you are using. Make it a good outline so that cutting it out will be easier. If the pen is not working very well on the plastic, then switch to a fine tip marker.
Next take the pick off of the plastic. You should have a nice outline of a guitar pick now. Start cutting along this outline. Take it slow and you will get a better looking pick.
Finish up cutting and then you're done. I find that these type of picks work very well for playing chords, but not as much for more precise picking. However these make a good temporary fix and can lead to a collection of unique looking picks. I also noticed that the texture is slightly different from that of a regular pick, so that might be a turn off for some people.
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