Monty Monty’s modded instruments

Monty Monty’s modded instruments

Artist Monty Monty does a fine job of thinking way outside the box on his modded instruments. The piece pictured above is the Blues Bike, which obviously isn’t an instrument but uses repurposed instruments in its form. His actual instruments are beautiful hybrids of the most unexpected pairings, like the Electric Bass and Strings and the Bowling Ball Bass, both shown below.


And for more eye candy, check out the closeup details below of the Electric Bass and Strings and one of my favorites, the Lumber Jack’s Axe Guitar. Classic. Monty Monty has tons more where that came from in his online gallery.

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