Rough cut out Neck and American Walnut Wings Done. Check the Pin striping in the Neck block!! We got 2 necks out of each laminated block. So there will be 4 Projects here ultimately.
Did someone say “we need more clamps”. Neck slabs Glued with black and white veneer between to create pinstripes. So, the slabs are slab sawn and after glueing and camping will be cut to create two quarter sawn laminated necks. […]
Being a huge Rickenbacker fan, it was only a matter of time. Thanks to Dave (Bad Guitars) for taking this on and sharing all the pics and details. So, the plan is the this will be a “One-of-a-KInd” Custom Rickenbacker […]
It’s been awhile, but we now have the Pickups TV Jone T Armond Set mounted. A wiring harness from eBay mounted on the Gold Pickguards and Cooker knobs. The only problem is Rickenbackers are not hooked up like Gibson. So back to […]
Well, I have to say, “a stratocaster is a heck of a lot easier than a rickenbacker!!” All wired up with Emerson Custom Prewire Kit for Stratocaster and Sliders SRV ’59 pickup set. This is an early Emerson Custom Prewire with the […]
So here is a really really hard worked Fender Stratocaster from 1979 for a rebuild project. Actually, its just a Body with loads of checking and dings. A neck. A Pickguard and a Neckplate. Overall, it is in really bad […]
We have a break angle problem………….a big problem Houston! As you can see in order to keep the strings seated on the bridge, I need to fix the break angle somehow. The bridge is currently so high the guitar is […]
So, the solution has arrived from http://winfieldvintage.com in the form of a modified Schaller strap button. The hole is enlarged to accomodate the larger diameter Rickenbacker machine screw, which they have made to twice the standard length. The head of the machine […]