October 29, 2016
Forearm contour carved
rib contour carved
body rear sanded ready for grain filling
October 24, 2016
The jack socket and machine rout in the bridge pick up is routed
The neck socket is routed using the excess wood as a support
next the excess is cut away
then the neck is test fitted
the body is now ready for carving
October 18, 2016
The one piece Alder body is drawn out ready for routing and the first rout is the control cavity
next up are the pick up routs
next the tremolo rout
next rout is the connecting rout between the pick ups and then the trem screw holes are drilled
October 8, 2016
Dave Gilmour's Strat is Alder bodied. It had many necks but this version will have a replica of his rosewood neck.
I've selected a nice piece of Brazilian Rosewood, machined to 1/4" depth
its slotted it to a 25.5" scale length with a special jig and...
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!
building a laminated Ibanez replacement neck
June 22, 2020
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