Fender's stunning new Custom Shop Violinmaster guitar is based on a 1713 Stradivarius violin

The Fender Custom Shop's new Violinmaster guitar
(Image credit: Fender)

From the meticulous replica of Buddy Guy’s “holy grail” Stratocaster it built for Jason Momoa to its sleek collaboration with Lexus, the Fender Custom Shop's recent creations have been impressive, to say the least.

The shop's latest build though, is on another level entirely.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.