Custom seven string I ordered

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by indreku, May 23, 2012.

  1. indreku

    indreku SS.org Regular

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    Ok guys,

    it has been actually almost a year since I've had it commissioned but haven't had the opportunity to but up any thread or pictures(few pictures now will add more later).
    It was made buy a rather new and young builder and this was his second guitar.

    Specs:

    7 string 24 fret - 25,5 neck
    Swamp ash body
    Maple/bubinga bolt on neck
    Ebony fingerboard
    top covered in ebony veneer
    Cream body and headstock binding
    Hipshot hardtail bridge
    Hipshot locking tuners
    Bareknuckle aftermath 7
    1 vol

    Yes I know it is corny but I got the headstock shaped like caparison and the body is ibanez/blackmachine

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  2. wookie606

    wookie606 Telecaster Fetish

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    That's really cool, I LOVE the caparison headstock :)
     
  3. paulogrind

    paulogrind New Member

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    Not a fan of the Caparison headstock design, but that's just me... Otherwise, that guitar looks awesome, congrats! :yesway:
     
  4. guy in latvia

    guy in latvia SS.org Regular

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    Really nice! Any clips? Information on the builder?
     
  5. indreku

    indreku SS.org Regular

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    I might find some clips, we have recorded a demo song with this guitar, but since it isn't public I can't share it yet.

    The builder has a blog, but it is in Estonian unfortunately but if anybody is interested I can give his contacts so you can chat in person.
     
  6. guy in latvia

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    Maybe you can link the blog, might be interesting to have a look. Any other works up for sharing?
     
  7. teamSKDM

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    Any info on the builder , and the price if this build?
     
  8. scherzo1928

    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    Capamachine!
     
  9. L1ght

    L1ght Truth Over Triumph

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    I officially know what I want to do with my next guitar! Holy shit this thing looks awesome!
     
  10. paulogrind

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    Blackarison? :idea:
     
  11. All_¥our_Bass

    All_¥our_Bass Deathly Chuuni

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    I really dig how the headstock matches and contrasts the body in a good way.
     
  12. indreku

    indreku SS.org Regular

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    Ok, I spoke to the builder and his is going to create a separate blog(maybe even a website) with pictures and descriptions about the work he has done with build pictures and contacts.

    Also you should talk to him about pricing, we had our own deals so I can't really talk about that.
     
  13. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    very clean build...nice indeed.
     
  14. broj15

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    Looks good man. Nice choice on the headstock.
     
  15. indreku

    indreku SS.org Regular

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    but if we talk abouts, this kind of a guitar should put you back around 1000-1100 euros+shipping and a case, all depends on the wood, parts(because getting hipshot bridge and machine heads - he had to order them from US so shipping + taxes), but if he uses ABM or shaller or stuff like that than the price will be lower. This is not his day job but he does build them fairly fast(mine took around 2 months).
     
  16. indreku

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  18. IkarusOnFire

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    I really like the ebony veneer - I have considered doing it on a V - to keep it neat and black, without having that piano black finish, which I can't relate to anymore (yup, growing old and grumpy).
    Nice build mate!
     
  19. Levi79

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    Very very nice. Sort of the direction I'm taking with my build.
     
  20. Just A Box

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    As I'm wrapping up my first build, I can say that I'd be quite elated with those results. Not a flat top fan, but that looks very nice.

    One observation: what's up with the "I ran out of neck laminate material and just used plain maple for the headstock" look? I think I've seen other guitars with this look too, but there's something off about it, to me. Not meant to be a knock, I just like to know the "why" of things.
     

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