Build a Stratocaster

How to build a Stratocaster

How to build a Fender Stratocaster

View our step-by-step instructions on how to build a guitar from Fender Stratocaster parts.  Start building your Stratocaster guitar now!

Stratocaster Parts Guide

See the differences between Mexican, American, American Deluxe, and Custom Shop Stratocaster parts in our parts guide. These guitar parts include necks, bodies, pickguards,bridges, tuners, cases, and more.

Stratocaster Photo Gallery

How to install a Fender Stratocaster Loaded Pickguard

View photos of custom built guitars in our Stratocaster gallery.

Pickup Wiring Guide

View large photos of Mexican SSS, Mexican HSS, Deluxe w/ S1 Switch, and a Custom Shop Classic loaded pickguard wiring setups on the wiring guide page.