Affordable inspiration in a mass-produced guitar world

Affordable inspiration in a mass-produced guitar world

Full disclosure, Denis and I have collectively been playing guitar for the better part of a century. Through personal experience, we have both developed identical lists of likes and dislikes for electric guitar features. We both have a lifelong interest in...
Our four new guitar builds are roughly neck and neck

Our four new guitar builds are roughly neck and neck

We are currently building four new electric guitars. Here is a progress picture of the necks we are fabricating from rough lumber we hand-picked for these new instruments. From left to right we have: 1. Northern Maple with an Indian Rosewood fretboard 2. Birds Eye...
This beautiful solid mahogany slab spoke to me:-)

This beautiful solid mahogany slab spoke to me:-)

Last week I went shopping for wood suitable for making new guitar bodies. This rough mahogany slab measured 8′ long by 17″ wide by 2″ thick. The marginal side to side cupping was barely perceptible, so I had to buy it! We are now milling it into 4...