This astonishing Les Paul-style guitar is made entirely out of glass

Morningstar Glass Guitars glass Les Paul-style electric guitar
(Image credit: Morningstar Glass Guitars/YouTube)

Over the years, we here at Guitar World have seen our fair share of eye-catching custom electric guitar builds. From Burls Art’s skateboard six-string to Warrior Guitars’ automobile spraypaint model, you never have to look far to find the guitar community's most wacky and wonderful creations.

However, Alex Morningstar’s "Apollo" guitar, which was built as a show-stopping entry piece for the Great Guitar Build Off 2021, is up there with the very best of the lot. Why? Because it’s made entirely out of glass.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.