Design and Construction of an Electric Guitar Body Made of Carbon Composite

Radoslav Vandžura, Vladimír Simkulet, Michal Hatala

© 2021 Radoslav Vandžura, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International. (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Citation Information: SAR Journal. Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 101-106, ISSN 2619-9955,, September 2021.

Received: 06 May 2021.
Revised:   05 July 2021.
Accepted: 12 July 2021.
Published: 23 September 2021.


This paper presents the selection of technology, technological and working procedures to construct the body of an electric guitar (Stratocaster type.). The used material for the electric guitar construction was carbon composite material offset by standardly used components. The carbon composite was chosen because of its excellent properties suitable for guitar construction. Described and used technologies were Manual Wet Lamination Technology and Vacuum Bag Molding (VBM) technology, and both are affordable and uncomplicated methods.

Keywords – Electric guitar, Carbon fibre, Composite materials, VBM, Vacuum Bag Molding.


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