KnightBrolaire's 2019 summer build challenge thread

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by KnightBrolaire, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    cost so far:
    61$ - graphtech nut/hipshot tuners (all new)
    15$- new poplar board
    20$- leftover maple board for neck
    30$-richlite fretboard (either black or blonde, haven't decided yet)
    20$- leftover duncan distortion
    3$-volume pot (leftover)
    10$- output jack (new)
    7.50$- leftover nickel fretwire
    5$- leftover volume knob
    total: 171.50$
    no pics worth showing off right now, it's just a pile of parts and wood. I haven't even started gluing or cutting anything.
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    I guess I can leave you with a teaser of the body shape though
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    Ordacleaphobia Shameless Contrarian

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    Loving the high quality blueprints.
    This whole contest is shaping up to be beyond cool so far.
     
  3. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    coming up with original headstock designs is haaaaaaaaaard
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    Omzig SS.org Regular

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    More points than a pointy thing but also very cool & super metal :deathm:
     
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    Deegatron SS.org Regular

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    By far the hardest part of any build. until you find one that you like, then you can just reuse it over and over again to infinity....
     
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    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    i'm tapping out of the summer challenge. I've been super busy with work and finishing up other projects. I'll get around to building this eventually, but not in time for the deadline.
     
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    Defyantly Aspiring Builder

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    No worries. Maybe we can do a winter build! Maybe something that has to have a completely original design or something!
     
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    Bobo SS.org Regular

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    This is more important. Quit your job.
     
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    BlackMastodon \m/ (゚Д゚) \m/ Contributor

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    Bummer, hope everything works out for you and you can get back in the shop soon. I know how shitty it feels when other stuff gets in the way.
     
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    Bearitone SS.org Regular

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    Fillets and chamfers are the shit!
    Very cool headstock
     

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