A YouTuber named “Burls Art” has built up a Fender Stratocaster Style Electric Guitar out of 1200 colored pencils and made also a video of it.
We have seen through the internet many types of projects that are made with colored pencils like bowls, faces, hearts or even flowers but this one is very special and deserves absolutely an applause!
Before he starts his project, he claims that he never did before such a guitar artwork. If you are searching for a custom made guitar blueprints don’t look further because this one will let you do the job!
Start to “Build My Own Guitar” with him together by going through this article and at the end there will also a “How To Do” video added as well.
1Preparing The Custom Fender Guitar Body Part With Crayola Like Pencils
He starts first to saw cutting the 1200 colored pencils in half sizes. Puts them to a wooden box with packing tape and coats them with polished car wax to let it later act as a mold release.
2Building Your Own Diy Fender Strat Solid Body Electric Guitar With Epoxy And Pencils
After adding the pieces of pencils one by one inside the box, filling it up with epoxy resin. The material is put on hold for 24 hours inside a closed box to let things stick completely together. After breaking the main part from the mold, the entire part is filled with wood sands.
3Build Your Own Electric Guitar By Placing A Fender Strat Body Template Onto The Slab For Tracing
Place the Fender Stratocaster template onto the main body and start to saw by following the trace. Begin to soften the corners with the machine sander and rasp.
4How To Make A Homemade Solid Body Guitar By Pasting, Sawing, Cutting The Fender Stratocaster Templates Neck and Body
To build DIY guitar body from an electric Fender Stratocaster we need to attach the designed template again onto the main body to rout the side, cavities and neck pocket out.
5Customize Your Own Electric Guitar By Creating The Fender Strat Parts Body
Still, the electric guitar body is unfinished. We need carve out the arm and the belly contours with a belt sander. Also, you can check for small fixes as well and fill up the pockets with a wood filler. Drill out the neck and bridge mounts for your custom strat guitar.
6Create Your Own Electric Guitar By Coating, Polishing And Wet Sanding The Electric Guitar Body Parts
The guitar creator starts to spray enamel on the fender body neck for a clear coating. To let the custom fender guitar look better, he peels of the orange look with wet and dry sanding. Now its time to polish the strat guitar body.
7Make Your Own Custom DIY Electric Guitar By Installing The Hardware Parts
To build an electric guitar body was the hardest part for the creator but now its time to install on the custom Fender Stratocaster the hardware parts. He starts to mount the tremolo, input jack, neck, strings and the rest of the hardware.
8Finished Custom DIY Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar
Finally, the custom DIY electric guitar (Like Fender Stratocaster Styled & Designed) is finished! This Guy “Burls Art” made definitely great work! He deserves really a big APPLAUSE!
As mentioned before, here is the video of himself how he did this DIY electric Guitar work. Enjoy the video and don’t forget to share this article!