Tag Archives: Project build

Music Radar forum refugees – The Fretboard

Back in July the Music Radar (should that be one word?) forums were taken down due to a malicious attack. They are still gone! A few of the regulars took it upon themselves to start a board to cater to … Continue reading

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I knew I’d forgotten something…

Gretsch style plain top knobs now available in gold! That’s all folks!

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Esquire #2 – making sawdust and bolting it together.

By the time the plug cutter set arrived I had almost finished the body – it was ready for wax. With the plug cutter in my drill press I set about cutting plugs (surprise surprise) from a hard ash blank. … Continue reading

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Esquire #2

This build was a snap decision last weekend. I have had this Mighty Mite MM2705A body laying around for a while. Not up to par to sell (the ferrule holes are at an angle and the neck mount holes out … Continue reading

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6lbs 12oz

The main picture was taken in natural light, the detail pictures under artificial daylight bulbs. The detail pictures are a better representation of the colour. Please excuse the fingermarks! So what have I learned? Most importantly, plan ahead. I could … Continue reading

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