A guitar out of IKEA products

Tchiks makes guitar building videos on YouTube. He decided to build a Guitar out of old IKEA furniture.

I remember going upstairs and telling my wife “I’m gonna make a guitar out of Zoé’s old bed”. She rolled her eyes to the ceiling and asked me “why”. Then I immediately thought “This is the way”.

The pickup is the only thing that I bought for this build, I took the bridge from build VII (the wenge neckthrough), and the tuners from build XI (the ocean blue top), I had spare frets and electronic parts. So in the end the guitar only cost me the price of the pickup !

Here are the specs

  • Neck : STUVA cot
  • Body: HENRIKSDAL chair, LACK shelf
  • Fretboard: MÅLERÅS picture ledge
  • Knobs: APTILIG chopping board
  • Jack output plate: LILANGEN door handle
  • Strap buttons: KALLAX insert knob
  • 24 frets – Lace Alumitone pickup – Split coil push/push (turns on an LED when engaged)