Project S907 #3

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S907 #3


Sapele/Bloodwood neck attached to a super thin Sapele/Bloodwood topped body with hipshot parts and custom pickups.
Again aiming for a dark sounding 7 string light enough to enjoy.

Neck : Sapele/Bloodwood
Fretboard : Ziricote
Scale : 25.5
Frets : 24
Trussrod : ALLPARTS

Body : Sapele/Bloodwood (33mm)
Tuners : Hipshot
Pickups : Diablo 7 Strings
Bridge : Hipshot
Electronics : 1 Vol 3-way

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Looks interesting. How did you manage to make 2 of the same thread?

EDIT: Sorry... I just realized their numbered... :lol:
 

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The bloodwood stripes in the neck blend in right now. But when this one gets oiled it should pop right out.


Scarf joint cut and prep
 

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Lining this one up was a bit harder. It is going to be 7 inline so I needed the overhang.



I used a big screw clamp for this one and the small clamps on the outer edges.

 

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Neck blank... neck blank profiled. It was wide enough to build an 8 string out of. Probably should have converted it but I planned on (meaning parts are ordered) a 7 so it stays a 7.

 

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Shot of the scarf. And repairing a crack in the ziricote. Ziricote is very brittle and prone to cracking. I am used to it though...remember the SG.

 

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The neck monster doing its job. This saves me so much work when shaping out the necks. Also makes it much easier to maintain a consistant thickness all the way down the neck. I don't taper my necks much anymore as I like them to be thin all the way to the heal.

 

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Fretboard repaired and ready for gluing. A shot of the lonely body awaiting the neck. And every clamp in the shop.



 

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Damn. That's a lot of clamps.

Should I give 'em tha clamps boss?
321_clamps.gif


This and your other build look to be coming along nicely. Good job! :yesway:
 

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Gluing a wing on the headstock to accommodate the new re-worked 7 string headstock.



Roughing in the headstock.

 

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Cleaned up the heal and marked the body for the neck pocket. Then template mounted with double sided tape.



 


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