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  1. Honeybee, the Sapele Telecaster

    Guitar #5 - the SapeleTele I'm christening "Honeybee" for it's black and gold burl cap. This is my secohttp://lumberjocks.com/projects/new#nd semi-hollow electric and first body cut entirely on the CNC machine. The neck is hand-carved maple with a birdseye fretboard and features Abalone fret...
  2. A guitar for Daniel

    Daniel is the son of a friend of ours, a young man who lives about 3 hours from us who's out of high school and having trouble figuring out where to go next. He'd come out to visit while we were building the workshop, and I'd foolishly suggested that he should come back and build a guitar in it...
  3. Funky Electric Guitar

    This project was one that I had in my head for quite a while. It was a pretty fune experimental project. I had a basic understanding of how an electric guitar is put together and wired and just went for it. I borrowed the neck from my first electric guitar that i was never playing. Customized...
  4. 2017 Charity Guitar Build: The Double Dragon

    Guitar #6 - The Double Dragon. Guitar This year's guitar was based on the Duesenberg Double Cat. The key specs: Body - chambered Ash base with burl Maple cap Neck - Maple with Cocobolo fretboard Body and headstock bound in faux abalone Custom aluminum pickguard, truss-rod cover and...
  5. Craviola-Style Electric Guitar

    CRAVIOLA-STYLE ELECTRIC GUITAR This Brazilian Giannini Craviola style guitar body was constructed in three layers. The top layer is a sampling of reclaimed rosewood, greenheart, walnut, maple, cherry, mahogany, oak, yellow pine, and cedar woods. The center section was constructed using...
  6. Custom pick guard for electric guitar

    My brother was using my bench to upgrade some hardware on one of his electric guitars. I saw his white plastic pick guard laying there and said to myself that would look way better in maple! Dug around in the shop and found some 1/8 maple plywood I pulled off something. Used his old one as a...
  7. Mellow Yellow Electric Guitar

    MELLOW YELLOW The top half of this Strat style guitar body was constructed using reclaimed Osage citrus tree wood while the bottom half was constructed using reclaimed barn oak.
  8. Les Paul solid body guitar

    Here is the latest completed project. Took 5 months of meticulous sanding, lacquering and wiring. Turned out spectacular. Spalted Maple top. !0 layers of lacquer and weeks of wet sanding and buffing. Discovered a great trick for the times we get the little white spots of sanded lacquer that...
  9. Sampler Guitar

    SAMPLER This Strat style guitar body was constructed in three layers. The top layer is a sampling of reclaimed cherry, walnut, and mahogany woods. The center section was constructed using reclaimed oak. The bottom section features a three piece wedge design using reclaimed mahogany on...
  10. Checkerboard Guitar

    CHECKERED* This Strat style guitar body is a butcher block construction using reclaimed mahogany (red) and hemlock (natural) woods in a solid checkerboard pattern.
  11. Celtic Cross Electric Guitar

    CELTIC CROSS ELECTRIC GUITAR Made in honor of my employer who is from Ireland … The top half of this Irish cross design guitar body was constructed using reclaimed cherry wood. The bottom half was constructed using reclaimed barn oak with the center being oak heartwood. The clover (Shamrock)...
  12. Burr Oak Guitar from a 250-year old "legacy tree"

    When the local parks district was forced to cut down a 250+ year old Burr Oak tree - known locally as the "Hobson Oak," they decided to have the lumber milled, kiln dried, and then donated to local artisans to build items from it for auction to raise funds for the non-profit organization. Here...
  13. Cherry and Sampler Wood Electric Guitar

    CHERRY AND SAMPLER WOOD ELECTRIC GUITAR This Ovation Breadwinner style guitar body was constructed using reclaimed solid cherry wood with various wood inlays which include yellow citrus, mahogany, hemlock, greenheart, walnut, and maple.
  14. Guitar #3 burled maple top on a cherry body

    This is the third electric guitar I've made and the best one so far. The top is burled maple and the body is made of cherry. The neck is quarter sawn hard maple.The fretboard and electronics cavity cover on the back are walnut.
  15. Birch Electric Guitar

    BIRCH 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.
  16. Electric Lapsteel Guitar

    This was one of my "bucket list" projects. Always wanted to build a guitar, but by the time I felt confident enough to give it a try, arthritis in my fingers made playing a regular guitar very difficult. Then I started experimenting by converting a cheap acoustic guitar to play "lap style" and...
  17. "Flying V" Electric Guitar

    FLYING "V" This Flying "V" style guitar body was constructed using reclaimed solid barn oak. The electronic cover on the back is solid walnut wood.
  18. Hemlock Sunburst Electric Guitar

    HEMLOCK SUNBURST This Strat style guitar body was constructed using reclaimed solid hemlock with a two-tone sunburst finish.
  19. Tsunami Redheart Guitar

    This latest went to a Naval Pilot from Texas who has been deployed for almost a year, and will come home to this guitar on December 20th, 2011. Front is redheart with peruvian walnut stripes, back is just the opposite. The pickguard is 3MM thick outdoor aged white oak. This is where the oak...
  20. Walnut Electric Guitar

    WALNUT ELECTRIC GUITAR Strat-style solid reclaimed walnut body.
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