November 17th 2016
When I saw that GSPBASSES (on theFretboard forum) had made a solid rosewood neck, I had to have one 🙂
I’ve had it a couple of months now, it’s a thing of beauty:
So with this beautiful neck, I needed something special to go with it. I’d found a body in the states that I liked the look of, so tasked Graham with making something similar, but routed for a neck P90 and bridge humbucker. Was working out what bridge to get and it turned out Graham had something in stock for me
I spec’d it with Grahams easy access neck pocket and a belly carve, it turned up yesterday and it really is a thing of beauty!
Both of them together
Next steps, aquire some EZE Oil – turns out there is a Morrells very close by. Decide on the pickups, send the neck off for the custom inlay I’ve ordered up (inlay pocket to be precision routed in the headstock) and start putting it together.
Can’t wait to see it all finished!
December 6th 2016
Bit of progress, the logo of my signature has been made and the pocket cut out in the headstock
The bad news is that the headstock got dropped / chucked by the courier on the way there, I think / hope it’s repairable.
Neck should be back with me before the weekend, hopefully I can finally start oiling etc.. once I’ve drilled out the neck holes / aligned the neck
December 7th 2016
Neck arrived today, fixed the dent, then got to work 🙂
Rolled the fretboard edges (one side for comparison)
Then glued in the logo
As long as I’ve recovered from the work party hangover, I’ll sand that flush this weekend and get on with neck alignment / drilling […]