Jeff writes –
You had covered the last “SteamPunk” Guitar I had built back in April called the “Villanizer” [Here’s] our latest build called the “Nautilus”, another more extensive SteamPunk Guitar.
The Nautilus was inspired by the film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, but certainly doesn’t aspire to look like a submarine. Starting life as a new Dean ML model, the Nautilus was fitted with a lexan border and feathered on the outer edge to give it the iron girder look. Our popular steampunk gear assembly with thick framework and a custom brass turned toggle switch decks out the upper wing.
An apparatus of scrollwork built from lexan, wood and steel adorn the “V” area of the guitar which sports a Nautilus submarine inspired porthole window complete with the classic domed steel cross. Inside is an inlaid blue plasma lightning dish where electrical effects jolt around from the center, either continuously or sound activated. The entire section is strutted with oak for a solid build. Brass and copper piping/fittings and custom wood scrollwork complete the structure.
The Nautilus – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea inspired SteamPunk guitar – Link.
The Villanizer custom guitar – Link.
A Clockwork guitar – Link.