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Project by knotscott posted 09-03-2010 05:27 PM 3321 views 6 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hard tail electric guitar made for my oldest son….my 2nd guitar, and 2nd completed project of the year. The front is curly maple with green dye, the body is ash painted black. The finish is lacquer. Those interested in details of the build can find more info here . Completion time was about a month…roughly 70 hours. There are still a few adjustments to be made, and I need to fit cover for the jack, but it’s working well so far.



-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....





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patron

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#1 posted 09-03-2010 05:35 PM

well done , scott .

bet your son is making lot’s of music now .

good that you two got to spend quality time together .

now just need some earplugs , LOL !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 09-03-2010 05:35 PM

looking great.

how thick is the entire body (back and front)?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Aaron McCain

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#3 posted 09-03-2010 05:35 PM

I’ve been following your blog on the guitar. It looks fantastic! Where is the sound clip of it being played?

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#4 posted 09-03-2010 05:56 PM

Wow, Super Job! Sure not ‘just another Strat’!!

-- Smitty

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#5 posted 09-03-2010 06:00 PM

WOW! That is great!

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#6 posted 09-03-2010 06:02 PM

Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 09-03-2010 06:13 PM

Great job! I love the finish and the color.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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fernandoindia

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#8 posted 09-03-2010 06:16 PM

That a very nice Knotscottcaster !! Do also love the finish and the color

-- Back home. Fernando

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blockhead

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#9 posted 09-03-2010 06:19 PM

Fantastic work Scott! That green is awesome and the finish is perfect!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 09-03-2010 06:30 PM

Scott, thats a beautiful guitar.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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John Steffen

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#11 posted 09-03-2010 06:32 PM

AWESOME! Very dragon-like.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#12 posted 09-03-2010 06:44 PM

Nice work Scott.

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#13 posted 09-03-2010 06:52 PM

Very well Done! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Kent Shepherd

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#14 posted 09-03-2010 07:14 PM

Fantastic job on the guitar. You should be proud of the work

Thanks for sharing

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Diggerjacks

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#15 posted 09-03-2010 07:30 PM

Yeah what a beautiful guitar

I think that a thrash metal band like SLAYER will like this guitar

The guitar seems be inspired by the BC Rich Guitar isn’t it ?

A very good job I hope the sound was very very hard

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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