GILLETTE — Laid out across the large floor space inside of the Area 59 workshop — and taking up a lot of it — was about 22 feet of giant guitar.
Designed and mapped out in paper, its blueprint stretches across the middle of the work space floor, right beside a black steel plate cut into the body of a warlock-styled electric guitar. The guitar’s jagged edges shoot out of each of its corners, similar to what one might expect Metallica to riff on, but exponentially larger.
In white markings on the black metal reads “Wilson,” as if anybody else could have conjured up a potential community art installment like that.
It may just be in its early stages now, but when all is said and done, Wilson Restrepo envisions the giant guitar statue he is building to be a mainstay in Gillette. He and his son, Pedro Piedrahita, began building the mammoth electric axe earlier this summer and…