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Hollowbody electric

Post by rocket » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:46 am

This one is nearing completion final coat of lacquer had just gone on,16 inch Florentine in Blackwood and Kauri, sides are a Blackwood/cf lamination and bracing is via Blackwood/cf laminated full depth beams integrated into the front and back plates.
Built one similar to this a few years back with P90s which sounded very nice but I’ve gone with humbuckers with this one.
25 scale, zero fret,Bubinga fretboard on Silky Oak neck blu wh blu wh purfling and ebony binding.
Apologies for the pics being out of order but I think you’ll get the idea

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by WJ Guitars » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Beautiful crafted work and the guitar looks amazing.

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by rocket » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:34 pm

Thanks Wayne, it hasn't been without its dramas but i'm pretty happy with it so far, 4 weeks away from strings.

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by Crafty Fox » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:32 pm

Absolutely awesome!!!
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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by demonx » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:23 pm

Looks great, inside and out!

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by lamanoditrento » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:27 am

Beautiful looking instrument :cl
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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by Woodsy23 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:03 pm

Very impressive work. Well done.
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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by Jim watts » Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:16 am

She's a beauty!

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by rocket » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:34 pm

Update,just fitting the bridge and pup bases to the belly, the material used is offcuts of the Otways Blackwood back plate.

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by WJ Guitars » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:05 pm

Using the left over Otways Blackwood timber for the bridge mount and pickup bases is a great idea that adds beauty to this guitars finish.

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Re: Hollowbody electric

Post by rocket » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:36 pm

Thanks Wayne,
Yes this timber exhibits some stunning figure so I couldn’t resist the opportunity to use it for these components!

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