A YouTuber named “Burls Art” has built up a Fender Stratocaster Style Electric Guitar out of 1200 colored pencils and also made a video of it.

 

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We have seen through the internet many types of projects getting made with colored pencils like bowls, faces, hearts, or even flowers. Still, this one is extraordinary 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 Guitar” with him together by going through this article. In the end, there will also a “How To Do” video added as well.

 

Preparing The Custom Fender Guitar Body Part With Crayola Like Pencils

Preparing The Custom Fender Guitar Body Part With Crayola Pencils
Making The Custom Fender Guitar Body Part With Crayola 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.

 

Building Your Own Diy Fender Strat Solid Body Electric Guitar With Epoxy And Pencils

Building Your Own Diy Fender Strat Solid Body Electric Guitar With Epoxy And Pencils
Building 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 entirely together. After breaking the central part from the mold, the entire piece is getting filled with wood sands.

 

Build Your Own Electric Guitar By Placing A Fender Strat Body Template Onto The Slab For Tracing

Build Your Own Electric Guitar By Placing A Fender Strat Body Template Onto The Slab For Tracing
Build 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.

 

How To Make A Homemade Solid Body Guitar By Pasting, Sawing, Cutting The Fender Stratocaster Templates Neck and Body

How To Make A Homemade Solid Body Guitar By Pasting, Sawing, Cutting The Fender Stratocaster Templates Neck and Body
How 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.

 

Customize Your Own Electric Guitar By Creating The Fender Strat Parts Body

Customize Your Own Electric Guitar By Creating The Fender Strat Parts Body
Customize 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.

 

Create Your Own Electric Guitar By Coating, Polishing And Wet Sanding The Electric Guitar Body Parts

Create Your Own Electric Guitar By Coating, Polishing And Wet Sanding The Electric Guitar Body Parts
Create 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.

 

Make Your Own Custom DIY Electric Guitar By Installing The Hardware Parts

Make Your Own Custom Diy Electric Guitar By Installing The Hardware Parts
Make 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.

 

 

Finished Custom DIY Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Custom DIY Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar
Custom DIY Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

 

Custom-DIY-Fender-Stratocaster-Guitar
Custom DIY Fender Stratocaster Guitar

 

Finally, the custom DIY electric guitar (Like Fender Stratocaster Styled & Designed) gets finished! This Guy “Burls Art” did great work! He deserves 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!

 

 

FAQ Stratocaster Electric Guitar

What is a Stratocaster?

The Stratocaster - often abbreviated to Strat - is an electric guitar model that has been manufactured by the US company Fender since 1954. The Stratocaster was revolutionary when it was first released and is still today the most popular, best-selling, and most copied electric guitar in the world.

Where are Fender guitars made?

The Fender factory in Corona is one of the world's largest manufacturers of basses, guitars, and amps. Almost 200,000 guitars are handcrafted here every year.

Who plays Stratocaster?

His Fender Stratocaster is getting nicknamed Pinky. The guitarist of the legendary rock band Pink Floyd was voted best Fender player of all time by Guitarist magazine. Until 2008 John Frusciante was the guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

When was the electric guitar built?

When was the electric guitar invented? In the big bands of the '20s, musicians were looking for ways to make their guitars louder. In 1923 Lloyd Loar developed the first electric pickups. From 1936 Gibson built the ES-150, the first real electric guitar.

 

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