Got an old acoustic guitar that's no longer being used? Turn it into a guitar shelf!
Got an old acoustic guitar that’s no longer being used? Turn it into a guitar shelf!

A lot of people appreciate decorative furniture pieces. Functional house décor is the trend nowadays. They’re multi-functional and visually pleasing, it’s no wonder they’re such a hit. If you’re good with your hands and you’re an avid DIY-er, we have something special for you.

This is a functional and decorative piece rolled into one.
This is a functional and decorative piece rolled into one.

If you have an old acoustic guitar that’s no longer used, breathe new life into it by turning it into a shelf. This absolutely adorable guitar shelf will surely be the subject of many interesting conversations. And it’s a simple project, too. You just have to remove the face and insert shelves inside. For added effect, you can put in lighting.

It’s important to be very careful when removing the strings. As always, exercise caution – it’s better safe than sorry. So gather up your tools and materials and get started on this project today!

Materials:

  • An acoustic guitar
  • Wood (quarter to a half inch thick)
  • Screws
  • Wood glue

Tools:

  • Electric drill with drill bits
  • Chisel/screw driver
  • Clamps
  • Hand saw

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Watch the video below to learn how to make a really cool guitar shelf.