Category: luthier

Pine T style body

I got my two piece pine body blank from Stewmac today and have gotten most of the routing out of the way. It is going to be a humbucker telecaster style guitar. I am toying with the idea of routing the back out for the controls. Here are the pics. Last picture it is hanging…

Nearly finished

The new neck is nearly finished. I have a bunch of sanding to do, fret work, nut, and add the tuning machines. It was way more sanding than I thought it would be. Came out really good. I used my router to hog out material from the headstock. Then I used the oscillating spindle sander….

The neck

I have not built a neck yet and I am really anxious about it. I have the wood and the tools. I have no experience or training. I have access to youtube so I should be able to get it done. It will be a classic tele neck shape made from mahogany from Tonewood Experts….