See a Guy Build a Guitar Out of 1,200 Colored Pencils

By Camila Villafane

    Electric guitars and colored pencils? Most of us can only use the latter to draw a picture of the former. But the genius behind YouTube channel Burls Art is crafty. So he built the former out of the latter. Instead of a typical slab of wood to form the guitar’s body, he used hundreds and hundreds of colored pencils. But will a guitar made of colored pencils actually work? Or will it prove to be some sort of prop on the wall?

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    In the “about” section of his YouTube channel, the man behind Burls Art keeps it simple. “I try to make art that works,” he writes. It’s an understatement. But how can someone build a working electric guitar out of colored pencils?