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Forum topic by HickoryHill posted 2729 days ago 1188 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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2729 days ago

Specifically getting the electronics tie all together and hidden?

-- Jim, Michigan


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#1 posted 2729 days ago

go here for free guitar plans

Also if you go to my site and click on Global Wood Sourse they have a guitar gallery with “Through Body” necks, the best and strongest way to make a guitar. Also, I have a diagram for “scalloping” the neck so you don’t have to put metal frets.

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#2 posted 2729 days ago

I went through the backside instead of the front, I didn’t want to hide the wood in front with a big pick guard. You’ll notice the black cover on the back , that’s where the wiring is.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 2729 days ago

I’m sorry I didn’t give a very good explanation yesterday. I routed out the rear access so the thickness of the front was 1/4”, in order to install the switches, & Pots. Then I drilled a hole at an angle through the rear pickup holes toward the wiring cavity to run the wires. The hole between the 2 pickups was drilled with a long bit through the neck attachment hole.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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