Guitar 2 day 1

OK now it's going to be more fun :)


This box has been waiting for me to get a little bit of experience, lurking on top of my cupboard. It's aimed as a gift for my daughter so my usual 'oh that will do' attitude will not cut the mustard, so to speak!!

Short trip out the house to get some oak for the neck and fantastic I find some that will do nicely :) unfortunately it came in 4m length! I don't drive and I just couldn't see myself having a conversation with the bus driver saying "honest mate, it will fit lengthwise down the bus, I just need you to open the emergency window at the back because I can't bend it round the door"

So out with a block saw and there's me sitting on the side of the road hacking away.. 2 x 2m.. Done. Now I can walk with it without having many laural and hardy moments.

Next a trip into Glasgow to visit a professional luthier for some fret wire and a bit of advice.. Very very helpful and cool guy, it turns out he is planning some CBG one day classes (but it's a bit out of my price range). The guitar work shop, Glasgow, Scotland. Check out his shop pictures. I walked in and just wanted to run riot in the place. It was CBG heaven.. 

Well anyway.. I can't wait to get stuck right into day 2 .. Neck construction. This will be my first neck build so wish me luck.

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  • Cool box. Enjoy your build. Look forward to seeing the finished piece.

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