Transforming the Leviathan

We have in a Black Korina Strat copy with a Wenge neck. The customer loves the neck but the body weighs a ton. So we set about transforming this heavy weight leviathan into a sleek drop top

At 6.4 lb's its pretty weighty for a body without neck or hardware. First stage reduce the body thickness and get some air in their!



We had a quilt maple top ready to go, but had to get rid of the preexisting tremolo screw holes:




Then we had to address the post purchase bodge on the neck joint made to fit the Wenge neck:








More to come in Part 2

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