Category: Project: Custom Guitar

Lots of sanding update

A couple of hours of sanding with more to go. I’m sanding the guitar up to 320 grit before applying the finish. I’ll be using Tru-Oil for this finish. The first coat will be...

Guitar build progress update

As you can probably tell from the photo above, I’ve made a good bit of progress on the guitar in the past two weekends. The weekend before last, I was able to get the...

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Modified body shape

So I’ve been tweaking the shape of the guitar body. It always amazes me how little changes affect the look of the guitar so dramatically. I just think back to those designers working on...

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Neck Arrived!

My Warmoth neck arrived in the mail yesterday. The first thing I will say is I’m impressed with what I received. It’s always a little troubling when ordering something so personal without being able...

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Custom Guitar – First mockup

I’ve decided I want a guitar I can tweak and play with that I’m not scared if something goes wacky and needs to be fixed/replaced. I ordered a neck from Warmoth. Since this is...