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FSM Guitar

Published September 7th, 2011 by Bobby Henderson

Please see the attached picture of the FSM guitar I built. It debuted at the Center For Inquiry Indiana annual picnic. I have wanted to build this for three years and finally got it done. The guitar is a very playable instrument (but only while standing up). My friend, retired medical illustrator Craig Gosling (photo left) did the sketch for the body shape. I constructed the guitar and Eric Ward did the paint.

Steve Duerr



24 Responses to “FSM Guitar”

  1. Omnipotent Zombie says:

    Is there going to be any more creations from these guys? I’d love to see more FSM-themed instruments. Perhaps a FSM bass guitar?

    • Steve says:

      I might do a Pirate-Fish guitar next.

      • Pirate Johnson says:

        drums (Double Bass)

      • Xcyle says:

        I would buy that in bass form. You make it and I’ll buy it.

  2. Julia Bauer says:

    Is there an acoustic version?

    • Steve says:

      That might take a long time to make with all the wood bending for the noodly appendages.

  3. Kearos says:

    On a technical note can you tell me the spec/what the component parts are? You can’t have made a work of art like this using second rate bits!

    • Steve says:

      Carvin Pickups Grizzly 2-way truss rod Stewart-Macdonald fretboard, frets, inlays materials, electronics three piece maple neck, maple body. Schaller tremolo system, Grover tuners.

  4. Pirate Johnson says:

    DRUM KIT!!!

  5. Pirate Johnson says:

    @least Photoshop 1 for me 2 fantasize about. Double Bass would make some nice meat balls or port holes as a ship

  6. Pirate Jess says:

    I am so proud to be a hoosier right now. That is amazing!! I hope the picnic was fun!

  7. Devin says:

    Thats so fucking sick man, awesome work!

  8. prince pasta says:

    how does HE sound in traditional caribean pirate music like cooksteady?

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