Has anyone ever made their own guitar from scratch before?

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  1. tabqwerty

    tabqwerty SS.org Regular

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    If so, could you please direct me to the resources you used to learn how?

    The specs I want either aren't in mass production or aren't affordable.
     
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    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metalâ„¢

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    @pondman is the SSO master builder, I'm sure he can give some advice :lol:
     
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    tabqwerty SS.org Regular

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    Thank you. Can he see this thread?
     
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    Pondman is the man.
    When I am feeling down, I see some of his NGD threads.
     
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    We have a whole section of the forum dedicated to that.
     
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    Check out build threads here, on other forums (TDPRI, ProjectGuitar) and videos on Youtube. Almost anything can be found there when you invest some time and look around. Besides the know-how on technique, investing some money in good tools is always worth it. When you buy cheap, you usually buy twice.
     
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    Yeah he should. But a lot of good advice has been given as well. Deff check out the build threads, great stuff.
     
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    pondman Build Whore. Contributor

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    pondman Build Whore. Contributor

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    I posted it about 12 months ago, must have been stolen :facepalm:
     
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    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    Yep! Started a company too. :p I've got 7 guitars now and only 2 of them are other companies.
     
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    Get yourself a copy of "build your own electric guitar" by Melvin Hiscock and read it cover to cover. It'll give you a solid baseline of building knowledge.
     

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