California-based Signal Snowboards has been running an interesting video series called Cardboard Chaos. In partnership with cardboard experts Ernest Packaging Solutions, they try to see how far they can push the material by incorporating it in items where you'd never think to use it. Like, say…in a Fender Stratocaster.
Signal CEO Dave Lee reckons the strings put some 250 lb.-ft. of torque onto the neck. Is it possible that the corrugated stuff can be made to handle the strain? Lee hits up Fender's machine-filled Design Lab to see what the Master Builders can do: