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Guitar made from colored pencils (not a bass)

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by charlie monroe, Jan 9, 2019.


  1. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    I thought this was pretty cool.
    Pretty sure I have seen skateboard veneers before but this really punches the color up

     
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    But did they use real tone crayons?
     
  3. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    I grew up in Toronto, where those aren't colored pencils - they are pencil crayons
     
  4. BassAndReeds

    BassAndReeds Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2016
    That’s an awkward way to say it. And I usually enjoy other country “English”
     
  5. Slidlow

    Slidlow

    Apr 15, 2009
    Oshawa, Canada
    I can tell how they colour the sound:woot::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
     
  6. Beej

    Beej

    Feb 10, 2007
    Victoria, BC
    Moreso than the awkwardness of saying "colored pencils"? There no flow to that at all... :D
     
  7. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    I dig everything about the guitar and what we can glean from the video about its maker.

    Positive atitude.

    Simple tools and a vision.

    The only thing I would have done differently is rear control cavities to expose more of the pencils with no guard.

    Sick guitar. Love it.
     
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  8. Slidlow

    Slidlow

    Apr 15, 2009
    Oshawa, Canada
    Who's gonna do a bass!:hyper:
     
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  9. Looks sharp!

    (I'll let myself out...)
     
  10. el murdoque

    el murdoque

    Mar 10, 2013
    Germany
    Damn. I came here to crack that exact same joke.
     
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  11. bass40hz

    bass40hz Cigar smoker, scotch drinker, American Patriot Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2014
    Sussex County, NJ
    no endorsements yet...Are you listening Spector, DR, GK, Line6?
    Hey...lets watch the off color remarks....sheesh ;-)
    Rock on!
     
  12. All that epoxy or P.E. That's got to weigh a lot more than my bulging C6 under the strap shoulder could live with. You Tube is filled with guys/gals making arty stuff out of colored pencils.
     
  13. Ok, since you guys are so lazy I will say it:

    What's the best [colored pencil/crayon pencil] for metal?

    (I feel so dirty :bawl:)
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2019
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  14. Luigir

    Luigir

    Mar 15, 2018
    This should end the tonewood debate!

    Just joking. Nevertheless it looks and sounds amazing!
     
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  15. Billy Corgan would not approve.
     
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  16. Ducerro

    Ducerro

    Dec 6, 2018
    Yoakum, TX
    I don't know guys, all that lead is bound to make the thing weigh a ton...
     
  17. No,no. There are some white pencils in there. Billy can be partially ok with it.
     
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  18. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    Connecticut
    I would be very worried about the neck staying on long term. That's pretty light wood, never mind the filling for the pencils. I would be afraid the screws would strip easily.
     
  19. Cowboy in Latvia

    Cowboy in Latvia

    Mar 1, 2015
    I may not be the sharpest pencil in the box but this one is pretty interesting.
     
  20. TheReceder

    TheReceder

    Jul 12, 2010
    Mn.
    I hate it when I'm late to the party... looks like the only thing to mention is "what, no tort"?

    Imagine what it'll do to you when it gets road worn...
     
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