3 Ghetto Ways to Block Your Trem WiredGuitarist June 15, 2016 Articles, Tutorials, Uncategorized 1. The Door Stop This is probably one of the most ingenious ways we’ve seen a tremolo blocked. All it takes is roughly $5, patience, and a bit of skill. Lone Phantom details the exact way to perform this mod in his guide. 2. The Penny Puncher An older trick not commonly seen around much anymore. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t work though! 3. Wood Block This is a timeless classic. It’s cheap and extremely effective.