Shaping the lid

I recently made a cbg where I took the top off and cut and painted it to look like a telecaster. I think it looks pretty cool. It has an under bridge piezo rod for a pick up. The fake pick ups are a piece of shaped aluminum and a piece of painted wood. Pick guard is a popcorn container from the dollar store. Has anyone else cut their top to some crazy shape? I'd love to see what others have done with their tops.

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  • ๏ ๏ Very shapely lid!

  • That is so cool. When I saw this before I thought it was just painted on. That is very "custom"! Great job.

  • I got the idea from this site I think. Someone posted a pic of a guitar shaped like a diamond, and the corners were the sound holes. Maybe I should use a longer neck next time :)

  • There was a hot rod?
  • You can't go wrong with a pretty lady, a hot rod, and a CBG, eh?

  • It took me a second to realize that the bottom of the box was still there. The contrast between the black and the blue hides it really well.

    Great idea!

    • Dan was blinded by the spokesmodel. >:-E
  • Gosh Daddy D - Took me a minute before I noticed the guitar!!  ;-)
    Nice job!!!

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