Let's Try This Again

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by speedy thrash, Aug 3, 2014.

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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    So my last build was terrible so I'm going to try again now that I have some experience. The body is wenge and butternut (it seems), and the neck is maple (little bit of flame) and wenge.
    Roughly cut body:
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    More neck:
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Ordered a truss rod and Hipshot, It's all waiting now
     
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Some scroll carving done:
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Little bit of progress
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Only took photos of the rough work last night, that neck just needs a board and hardware now.

    Rough fitting:
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    Invisible bolt on neck (will be glued as well):
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    Some shaping:
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    So again I forgot to take pictures of the finer work but here's what I have:
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    And I received my bridge so next time I get to do some assembly.[​IMG]
     
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Inlay's pretty cool.
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    Now the neck is over an inch thick so I'm gonna go sort that out :lol:
     
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    speedy thrash Random Canadian

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    Gettin' there
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    Not a huge fan of the scroll, but I dig the rest. Coming along nicely. :yesway:
     
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    She's gettin' there
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