This offset acoustic is made almost entirely from reclaimed acrylic – and it sounds surprisingly good

Acrylic acoustic guitar
(Image credit: Tim Sway/YouTube)

Skateboards, newspapers, aluminum cans, colored pencils, salt, epoxy resin… you name it. Think of a material, and we’ve probably seen some intrepid engineer create a fully functioning electric guitar out of it.

We’ve not, however, come across a home build quite like this: a zero-percent wood acoustic guitar, made almost entirely out of recycled plastic.

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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.