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Project by knotscott posted 1420 days ago 3176 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 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

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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smitty22

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#4 posted 1420 days ago

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

-- Smitty

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ChuckC

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#5 posted 1420 days ago

WOW! That is great!

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#6 posted 1420 days ago

Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

Scott, thats a beautiful guitar.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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John Steffen

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#11 posted 1420 days ago

AWESOME! Very dragon-like.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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Rob W

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#12 posted 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

Very well Done! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Kent Shepherd

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#14 posted 1420 days ago

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 1420 days ago

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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