"There is a Cuckoocaster in every Stratocaster", I told myself at a time I wanted to play my beloved Stagg Strat Copy live -- but really, really never liked the Strat shape... So I cut off what I didn't need... Or thought I didn't.
Below you can download various stencils to cut your personal Stratocaster copy into pieces and turn it into your personal, unique and beloved Cuckoocaster.
I will be adding here what I learned along the road of trails and fails. In the words of Kurt Vonnegut: live and learn.
My Step-by-Step Tutorial for Cuckoocaster makers and other guitar modders.
Mixing superglue and baking soda creates a hard chemical compound which works well for fixing stuff on your guitar.
These designs are original Cuckoocaster designs. The number will grow over time. All genuine Cuckoocaster designs feature an UPPERCASE name. Below the image galleries you'll find the download links. The PDFs have the actual size of a Strat body, allowing you to print them on multiple pages and transfer the outline to your guitar.
The below designs are inspired by contemporary or historic guitars. All inspired designs feature the prefix "The". Download links at the bottom of the page.