Tom Bingham, a retired 64-year-old printer from the UK, uses toy Star Wars ships to build fully-functional electric guitars. (Y-wing Starfighter, Millennium Falcon and B-wing fighter). The Sun reports that Tom spends approximately three months building each one of these guitars, and also uses items purchased from car boot sales. Continue reading for a video and more information.

I saw a picture of a Millennium Falcon on the internet years ago and did my own version. I used a replica and attached a neck to it. With the Falcon I even put flashing LED lights in the back. It lights up blue in the dark, it gives it a hyperdrive look. The kids love it. The important thing is you have to make the body very rigid. I had to take the Millennium Falcon kits apart to their 140 odd pieces and rebuild it so it supports the neck I attached it to. It isn’t easy and took hours painstakingly building it every day.


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