Guitars built by members of SS.org [Pic-heavy]

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by Devotion, Aug 29, 2011.

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  1. shadowlife

    shadowlife Contributor

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    I think that might be my favorite pondman build as well. Just amazing on every level.
     
  2. Walterson

    Walterson SS.org Regular

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  3. Thrashmanzac

    Thrashmanzac plays in 69/42

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    Just finished this bad boy off.
     

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  4. backcountry

    backcountry SS.org Regular

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    Built with an Agile Neck. 28.625 inch scale. maple body with ebony top. EMG 808X pickups. ABM single bridges. finished in 2014.
     

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    warped SS.org Regular

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    Wow! Great design backcountry - looks really pro
     
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    backcountry SS.org Regular

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    3xt3rm1n4t0r SS.org Regular

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    It's a beauty!
     
  8. Hywel

    Hywel SS.org Regular

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    Since all my old build threads have lost their photos it seems like a good excuse to finally add my builds to this thread!

    #1 (Walnut/Sycamore 6 String) & #3 (Koa, Black Limba & Wenge 7 String)

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    #2 (Ultralight Headless 6 String - Paulownia & Spanish Cedar - 1.3kg/2.86lbs!)

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    #4 (Fanned 8 String - English Ash & Maple)

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    #5 (Home Depot Challenge Baritone Semi Hollow Build - Meranti & Floorboard Maple)

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    Imgur albums of the builds

    Walnut 6 String
    Koa 7 String
    Headless
    8 String
    Home Depot
     
  9. feraledge

    feraledge Black Walnut Pounding Bragger Contributor

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    I really dig your builds, but if I didn't know better I would have never, ever guessed that last one is a Home Depot build. Pure testament to some killer skills there.
     
  10. Hywel

    Hywel SS.org Regular

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    Thanks man! That one was the most complex build by far and I was really pleased with how it came out. :D
     
  11. MoonJelly

    MoonJelly brainless and deadly Contributor

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    WUT?

    #2 (Ultralight Headless 6 String - Paulownia & Spanish Cedar - 1.3kg/2.86lbs!)

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    I've got a thing for lightweight guitars. DAMN that's an accomplishment, dude.
     
  12. Hywel

    Hywel SS.org Regular

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    Thanks! It would have been 150g lighter with Strandberg hardware but it was too expensive at the time.

    It's mostly down to the light body wood (Paulownia at ~280Kg/m3 compared to basswood at ~415Kg/m3) with lots of chambering, a light pickup and a 6mm carbon fibre square tube as a non-adjustable truss rod. The neck is pretty light Spanish Cedar as well (409Kg/m3) and it's been surprisingly stable and while the relief is not adjustable, still perfectly playable. :)
     
  13. DistinguishedPapyrus

    DistinguishedPapyrus SS.org Regular

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    2nd finished guitar... just shipped it out to a new owner yesterday.


    7 string
    27-25.5
    24 SS frets
    neck through
    Wenge and Sapele neck
    African Mahogany wings
    Bastogne Walnut top and headstock cap
    Hipshot bridge and tuners
    custom set of pickups by Ethan Spaulding of Instrumental Pickups


    Build thread here:

    http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/showthread.php?t=310221


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  14. Purelojik

    Purelojik SS.org Regular

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    God damn , i havent been here in a while but this guitar is just spectacular!
     
  15. Mr_Mar10

    Mr_Mar10 SS.org Regular

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    long time lurker, first time poster

    awesome thread.. proper inspiring!

    not nearly as good as some of you guys
    but;

    here's handmade project #1 - paulo
    (red stained 1 piece ash body, g&b zebra pickups etc, el cheapo neck - cut out with a jigsaw lol)

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    & just finished #5 - 1 piece chestnut body, d1nky stylee, emg hz's, hipshot open tuners, mighty mite neck etc)
    getting more attention than any of my guitars atm - my 79 strat is crying in the corner :D

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    keep up the good work people :shred:
     
  16. BlackMastodon

    BlackMastodon \m/ (゚Д゚) \m/ Contributor

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    This thread especially makes me miss rep and the like button.
     
  17. Purelojik

    Purelojik SS.org Regular

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    Hey guys I know its been a while but i've still been building here and there. This past year i've moved to vegas and was hired for my second year in medical residency. Benefit of being here is i have access to a shop!!! so eventhough i have less time to make stuff, at least i have a place to make a mess.

    Anyways i've wanted to build myself a 7 string and realized its already been about 5-6 years since my first ever build thread here where i build a seven string and so i decided to build one with all the knowledge i've acquired. that guitar i was just figuring out everything, learning how to work with wood and trying to not mess up. Here's my new build named Oenomaeus.:shred: Whole Build Story and more here!

    Specs:
    Espave 2 piece body
    Macassar Ebony fretboard, bound with Macassar Ebony Binding
    Plum Pudding figured genuine mahogany 1 piece neck
    Multiscale config: 26.75 - 25, Daddario 10-59 Half Step down Standard
    Custom Blackwater Guitar Co. Pickups Elder Gods
    Two independent volume knobs, both push pull coil tapped
    Hipshot Hardware, Locking tuners, fixed 21 Degree multiscale bridge
    Jescar Frets, Black Tusq Nut, Bournes mini pots
    Finished with Odies Oil, Wood Butter and Wax

    Im stuck working in the ICU currently so I dont have as much time as i'd like to make sound clips like before but i've been doodling around on soundcloud. here's a clip :

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