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It's a USACG neck and web special body. 
Getting stainless cut into a pickguard shape turned out to be surprisingly difficult. 
It's got cooler knobs than this now that I nicked out of a disused factory that I filmed in earlier this year, but alas my camera's battery is dead and the guitar is currently at the House of Jam.

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  • JookyChapJookyChap Frets: 4211
    That's really nice - like it a lot :)

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  • rprrpr Frets: 187
    Most excellent.
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  • fatherjackfatherjack Frets: 180
    That's very nice, and there's not much wrong with those knobs - they complement the scratchplate quite well IMO.
    You don't need much knowledge of anatomy to appreciate the fundamental ubiquity of opinions.
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    Hi If I can work out how to post pictures on a cheapo tablet (and if not, I'll post from my PC when I get back at the weekend)... This is my present workhorse - the neck is a modified strat neck but all else is home designed and home built. Top is Yew, back is mahogany, p/ups are bare knuckle http://www.ajrguitarmods.co.uk/index_htm_files/563.jpg I'll post this and if it works, post a couple more :-) Andy
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    edited August 2013
    This one I made for our old-gits-band's bassist. He wanted the closest I could get to the Warwick Jack Bruce fret less (Thumb4) http://www.ajrguitarmods.co.uk/index_htm_files/573.jpg http://www.ajrguitarmods.co.uk/index_htm_files/574.jpg It has a bubinga body, amazaque and mahogany neck and ebony fretboard. It's just waxed with beeswax. He's well pleased with it and, on the back of it now has asked me to make him my take on the SG 6string :-)
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    Last one for now is the acoustic I built this year,again for my own use, and which I have already posted. Spruce top, walnut back and sides, mahogany and walnut neck, ebony fretboard, Shadow magnetic and under saddle pickups http://www.ajrguitarmods.co.uk/index_htm_files/4477.jpg http://www.ajrguitarmods.co.uk/index_htm_files/4474.jpg Thanks for looking Andy
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  • EdGripEdGrip Frets: 721
    Much loveliness - the back on your acoustic is especially stunning, Andy.
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    EdGrip said:
    Much loveliness - the back on your acoustic is especially stunning, Andy.

    Thanks, Ed By the way, your stainless pick guard is well worth the effort. I love the figuring on it too.
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  • DiscoStuDiscoStu Frets: 3737
    edited August 2013
    I've made three and have a partly built fourth which has been on hold due to life getting in the way. Here's the finished ones.

    #1 The Mirrortop.
    My first born and my own guitar. Mahogany/maple body, maple/rosewood neck. BareKnuckle pups: Nailbomb bridge, P91 neck. The Nailbomb can be switched from series to parallel. Gotoh hardware.

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    #2 The MFK Explorer.
    Made for my mate. Mahogany body, custom Warmoth mahogany/ebony neck. BareKnuckle Warpig, single volume. Gotoh hardware.

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    #3 The Viper.
    Built for the MR £100 Challenge a few years back. Cherry body, neck and hardware from a First Act Lola. EMG active pickups - 81/85 set. Woodstain and Briwax finish. Another mate of mine ended up buying it.

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  • DiscoStuDiscoStu Frets: 3737
    edited August 2013
    @EdGrip - that's a belter!

    @Andyjr1515 - that's a gorgeous acoustic. I'd like to tackle an acoustic build one day. Props!
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    @DiscoStu Your mirror finish is stupendous ! Love your logo, too (I also know exactly what you mean that life tends to get in the way :-) ) Andy
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  • Adam_MDAdam_MD Frets: 3416
    Andyjr1515;23190" said:
    @DiscoStu Your mirror finish is stupendous ! Love your logo, too

    (I also know exactly what you mean that life tends to get in the way :-) )



    Andy
    Huge +1 the mirror finish guitar is fantastic and I love your logo really cool.

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  • DiscoStuDiscoStu Frets: 3737
    Cheers guys! What logo is it you like? There's a couple...
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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    DiscoStu said:
    Cheers guys! What logo is it you like? There's a couple...

    True - both of them but for completely different reasons :-)
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  • Adam_MDAdam_MD Frets: 3416
    I was talking about the logo on the mirror one but I've just noticed the one in the last pic - wow
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  • DiscoStuDiscoStu Frets: 3737
    Just two takes on my initials - SM.
    I thought the Explorer needed something more metal so designed the tribal version for it, and it suited the Viper too. Put a cheeky wee Saltire in there too!
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  • axisusaxisus Frets: 16601
    Flippin heck! They all look amazing!!! I love them all!

    Some of you may remember mine from MR:

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  • SporkySporky Frets: 15116
    Some of mine - the ones I finished, at least.

    Sporkaster 1 - a Variax rehouse in flip-flop green/blue:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/morgancourse/sporkaster1_1.jpg

    Sporkaster 2 - 7-string with Sustainiac in marbelized finish:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/sporkaster2/IMG_1837.jpg

    Sporkaster 3 - P90-sized 'buckers, Freeway switch. Now refinished in a trans green/blue, but needs reassembly...

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/sporkaster3/sp3 finished 1.JPG

    Sporkaster 5 (4 isn't finished yet!) - this was a £100 challenge, but I then put in nicer pickups and made a new neck:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/builds/sp5/finished.jpg

    That's all that's finished so far.
    Every year, I grow half as pretty, and twice as drunk. 
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  • TTonyTTony Frets: 19776
    Get yourselves a nice cool drink, this might take a little while ...

    My #1.  From 2007.  Bailey Build.  This one taught me that I actually could make a guitar.  It was a seriously life-changing
    experience for me.
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    My #2.  Six months later, I went on my second Bailey course, this time to learn *how* to make a guitar.
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    The order from then on gets a bit hazy.  But I think this was #3, made-in-Wales when Neil Morgan was running courses.  This one happened alongside Sporkaster 1, I believe.
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    Judging by the neat state of my workshop, I think this was probably the first true self-build, in that I did it.  Myself,  And not on course.
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    (It's a chambered Cherry Tele, with a bookmatched Cherry cap).

    This was an attempt at doing something a little different with a Tele body.  Jooky now has the body, and will be re-inventing it sometime soon ...
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    I then had a work-imposed break of about 3.5 years.  Barely time to chase the spiders out of the workshop during that period, so no building was done.

    Earlier this year, work stopped, so building could re-start.
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    That one's a real beasty.  It has a Diesel Tap pickup, and both the knobs are push/push - one to split the p;up and the other to by-pass the tone.  Warmoth rosewood neck.  Yum.  First time I'd used Wudtone.

    And the second time that I'd used Wudtone ... took a long time to get it right (loads of posts on the old place), but got there in the end ...
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  • TTonyTTony Frets: 19776
    And then there are 3 on-going builds that I need to get off my bfa to complete ...

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    This one is a bit further away ...
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    (that's a hard-carved one-piece Walnut top).


    Seem to run out of momentum/motivation in the last few weeks and have been spending way too much time on-line in forums rather than off-line in a workshop.

    Someone give me a kick ...

    The third one will be a LPJr - single pickup (another of Ash's specials) with a nice long tenon jointed neck.
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  • SporkySporky Frets: 15116

    TTony said:
    The order from then on gets a bit hazy.  But I think this was #3, made-in-Wales when Neil Morgan was running courses.  This one happened alongside Sporkaster 1, I believe.
    It did indeed - I remember that one.
    Every year, I grow half as pretty, and twice as drunk. 
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  • Paul_CPaul_C Frets: 5307
    edited August 2013
    Built on a Baileys course.

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    My two basses

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  • Andyjr1515Andyjr1515 Frets: 2517
    Sporky said:
    Some of mine - the ones I finished, at least.

    Sporkaster 1 - a Variax rehouse in flip-flop green/blue:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/morgancourse/sporkaster1_1.jpg

    Sporkaster 2 - 7-string with Sustainiac in marbelized finish:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/sporkaster2/IMG_1837.jpg

    Sporkaster 3 - P90-sized 'buckers, Freeway switch. Now refinished in a trans green/blue, but needs reassembly...

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/sporkaster3/sp3 finished 1.JPG

    Sporkaster 5 (4 isn't finished yet!) - this was a £100 challenge, but I then put in nicer pickups and made a new neck:

    http://monkeyfx.co.uk/pictures/builds/sp5/finished.jpg

    That's all that's finished so far.

    Actually, Sporky, I've seen very few of the fully finished articles before (although quite a few cakes :-) )! They all look great. And everybody else's - some real talent about, folks Andy
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  • EdGripEdGrip Frets: 721
    Took a pic to show you the new knobs. Because it's important. 
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  • I prefer the original ones - the fact that the new ones stick outside the control plate just niggles.
    You don't need much knowledge of anatomy to appreciate the fundamental ubiquity of opinions.
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  • MegiiMegii Frets: 1664

    There is some astonishingly good work shown on this thread, I am awed! However, I'll put up my humble couple of partscasters I've done. Both use one-piece swamp ash bodies from www.guitarbuild.co.uk and necks I got from www.axesrus.co.uk . I first made this tele:

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    I used some dark grain filler, and finished with Birchwood Casey Tru Oil (about 20 coats IIRC). The pickups were made for the guitar (alnico 3) by Chris Hernandez (aka "chrisher") who can be found on ebay.

    Then I wanted a strat, and went for a similar formula, although no grain filler this time and just 11 coats of Tru Oil. Pickups are an "Eric Johnson" style set, again from Chris Hernandez, alnico 3 in the neck and bridge (5.9K and 6.1K), and a 6.8K alnico 5 in the bridge slot. Ebony fingerboard on this one.

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  • EdGripEdGrip Frets: 721
    Love those guitars! I'm all for woodgrain, especially when you can still feel it... How are those axes'r'us necks?


    I prefer the original ones - the fact that the new ones stick outside the control plate just niggles.
    Yeah, I suppose the points do a bit. It's hard to see in the first pic, but the skirts on the silver knobs completely overhung the plate. It was the main thing that annoyed me about them. That, and I felt they perhaps overdid the turned-finish bit. Also, anyone can buy them from bitsbox, so they're hardly unique....

    There were 8 knobs in total on that machine in that factory. They all sat in matching plastic surrounds, with dials numbered 1 to 10 moulded in, like an old cooker. I carefully unscrewed those too - I'm hoping to use a pair, complete with the dial surrounds, on my bass build if I ever get round to it! 

    Man, I love knobs. Knobs knobs knobs.
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  • IvisonGuitarsIvisonGuitars Frets: 6232
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    Here's mine:

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    No prizes for originality but I was trying to get as close to a Blackguard spec/look as poss but still with modern functionality.

    2 piece Ash body, Allparts TMO-Fat neck (and it is MASSIVE!) Nitro finish all round, faux bakelite pickguard finished with clear nitro, Wilkinson bridge with compensated saddles, MOJO '52 Blackguard Set and CTS wiring loom, cloth wire throughout.

    I love the look of an aged guitar but not the belt sander relic brigade so, using a friends battered blonde '76 as a reference, I tried to get an authentic aged look with the tinted laquer top coat, I think it came out really well. I also sprayed a very thin coat of tinted nitro on the fretboard so hopefully over time this will wear in all the 'right' places and not look like some of the fake wear marks you see on some of the 'professional' relic guitars. :)
    http://www.ivisonguitars.com
    (formerly miserneil)
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  • OilCityPickupsOilCityPickups Frets: 5150
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    axisus said:
    Flippin heck! They all look amazing!!! I love them all!

    Some of you may remember mine from MR:

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    I bloody LOVE that guitar .... glad you revived pics of it!
    Professional pickup winder, horse-testpilot and recovering Chocolate Hobnob addict.
    Formerly TheGuitarWeasel ... Oil City Pickups  ... Oil City Blog

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  • MegiiMegii Frets: 1664
    EdGrip said:
    Love those guitars! I'm all for woodgrain, especially when you can still feel it... How are those axes'r'us necks?
     
    Thanks! You can still feel the grain a bit on the tele - guess I wasn't too heavy with the dark filler, and liking the result on that, when I came to the strat I just thought I'd not bother with filler at all, so the grain texture is a feature on that one if you like. The Axesrus necks are both the "True Modern" ones they used to sell for £100. Really great quality for the money I'd say, although they did both benefit from a fret level and dress. Actually the one on the strat is about my favourite neck of all my guitars to use - nothing low quality about either neck. Sadly Axesrus no longer selling this line, they've gone to more expensive, though I'm sure excellent Musikraft ones.
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