My first guitar

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Project by daverose posted 11-28-2012 08:53 PM 2053 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well It’s finally done. Built my first guitar with various amounts of teeth gnashing but it’s looking pretty cool. Plays not too badly and sounds OK. If you want more details you can look on my blog about it.

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#1 posted 11-28-2012 09:35 PM

Your first built guitar is breathtaking ! Nice one friend.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#2 posted 11-28-2012 09:47 PM

Amazing and beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-28-2012 10:07 PM


-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 10:13 PM

Beautiful work. Congratulations!

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#5 posted 11-28-2012 11:31 PM

Wow, that’s an amazing piece of craftsmanship. The finish is outstanding.

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#6 posted 11-29-2012 12:24 AM

Great to see it finally come together!

-- Brian Timmons -

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#7 posted 11-29-2012 12:42 AM

Nice job! Any sound bites? Maybe a rift or two?


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#8 posted 11-29-2012 12:55 AM

Very beautiful. Wish I could play a few riffs on it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 11-29-2012 02:18 AM

I like it. And I really like the finish. Don’t usually see a SG style guitar that isn’t painted. My brother has one that is ash with a natural finish. It looks great. Like the humbuckers too.

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#10 posted 11-29-2012 04:22 AM

I love the lamination and the finish. Great job!

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

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#11 posted 11-29-2012 05:21 AM

beautiful…love the high gloss finish…I bet you learned a lot!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#12 posted 11-29-2012 06:27 AM

awesome work

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#13 posted 11-29-2012 12:59 PM

Thanks all!

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#14 posted 11-29-2012 03:43 PM


-- Joel

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#15 posted 11-29-2012 04:49 PM

Fantastic! If it plays as nice as it looks, then I’d say it’s concert ready. SG is my favorite style of solid body – not that I play.. I don’t. But I do like looking at guitars. Rock on! :)

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.

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