How to Trace A Pickguard

Over the years we’ve created hundreds of completely unique and custom acoustic guards for our clients. These tips and instructions will help it all go smoothly! (Unfortunately we no longer make custom electric guitar guards)


1) Use a sharp writing instrument such as a pen or sharp pencil. Do NOT use magic markers or anything with a wide tip.

2) Using your original guard, place it top-side-up on a sheet of WHITE paper (You can tape two pieces of paper together if the guard is too big for a standard 8.5″ x 11″ paper). Trace carefully around the guard. Please do NOT use black paper, napkins, tracing paper, the back of your speeding ticket, etc.

3) Do NOT cut out the pickguard tracing you have created once completed.

4) ***MOST IMPORTANT: We receive dozens of custom designs a week, so please make sure you: Mark your tracing with 2 forms of contact information (Your email and also your name / address is preferred)

Your custom pickguard is only as good as your tracing, so take your time and follow the above instructions. Custom pickguards are NOT returnable.

Send your tracings to: 

AxetremeCreations – Attn:  Nick

PO Box 183

Sanborn, NY 14132

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