Birch Electric Guitar

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Project by SteveTheGuitarGuy posted 12-12-2011 02:12 PM 7949 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch


The top half of this Strat style guitar body was constructed using reclaimed birch.

The bottom half was constructed using the same reclaimed birch, but with added reclaimed walnut and citrus tree inlays.

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#1 posted 12-12-2011 03:56 PM

Great looking guitar! How about a shot of the back you’re describing? Do you make your own necks and fret boards or do you use pre-made necks? Are the necks glue-on/bolt-on or through-body? More pics please!!

-- Dennis, WV

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#2 posted 12-12-2011 04:05 PM

I’ve been wanting to try and make a guitar for ahile now

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#3 posted 12-12-2011 04:35 PM

I think this is my favorite of the ones you’ve posted so far, nice work.

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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#4 posted 12-12-2011 05:23 PM

Absolutely beautiful! I’ve always wanted to try doing a guitar, but wouldn’t even know where to begin. Steve, I’d love to see a video blog of your process on these amazing instruments!

-- Gridlockd

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#5 posted 12-13-2011 12:34 AM

Nice spalted birch here :) Fits very well the shape of the guitar.

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

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#6 posted 12-23-2011 10:53 AM

Yeah love that spalted birch looks incredible!

-- Brian

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