Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Is the guitar playable?! GGBO Episode 9 - Finish, Wiring and Stringing U...

Finish applied, hardware installed, wiring done, strings put on... does it a) work at all?  b) end up a playable guitar?

Thursday, 27 May 2021

GGBO Episode 8 - Work that body!

Nearly getting to the end, maybe!  In this I drill various holes in the body to mount various bits of hardware and carve some comfort into it.

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

I build a guitar neck! GGBO Episode 6

Can I build a playable guitar neck?  Starting with hammering frets into a fretboard for the first time and then shaping the carve on the neck fundamentally this is the guitars total user interface if I don't get this right it'll never be a guitar....

Friday, 7 May 2021

GGBO Episode 5 - Back in the game! A rescue of my Great Guitar Build Of...

You can' keep a good man (or an idiot) down!  I start the rescue of my guitar build project for the Great Guitar Build Off 2021 competition as I continue to work on the neck.

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Great Guitar Build Off Episode 4 - Where Ambition Outstrips Ability

Sadly where it all goes wrong.   This will explain a bit.  Essentially I messed up the neck pocket then with a neck that was not aligned managed to snap a screw off in the neck.