Electric Guitar

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I finally got around to building myself an electric guitar. I have been planing on making guitars for years, I have been reading up, collecting tools and finally gave it a shot. It was a really fun project and I will be making more. There was no power tools used in the woodworking of this, it was all done by hand, as with all my woodworking projects. Here are some specs:

- Flame maple / Sitka spruce chambered body

- Aluminum Nut

-Ebony Fretboard with 12” radius

-Maple neck with walnut veneered headstock

-Klusen tuners

-T.K Smith CAR pickups

-Bigsby vibrato

-Inlaid pick guard

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This instrument is inspired by the work of Paul Bigsby on the guitars he made in the 1950’s. I love playing it and can’t wait to start my next one. Below are some pictures of various stages of construction. 

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