I have been working on affordable and accurate fret slotting jig and this is what I come up with.
After a couple iterations it is made in 5mm laser cut acrylic, and it is actually very sturdy.
If anyone is interested there files for…Continue
Just a quick view of the process to make a plectrums of wood:
First we cut little wood blanks and add masking tape to the sides and apply super glue to hold them together.
Its the trick in this video.
Them glue the printed shape on top and sand it to shape with a sanding block. In this case the shape is Jazz III.…Continue
So this is my latest build, a telecaster based guitar.
Body and neck is AGBA
Fretboard is Bloodwood
Pickup covers are Olivewood
Body stripe and headstock back veneer is Pau Ferro
Knobs are Pau Ferro with olive woo tops
and the backcover has a piece of IPE(holding the strings)
Pickups are Tonerider
Here are some photos of this build:
First steps are to remove excess wood and get the basic shape.