Hit a Snag…

FACK!!! So I underestimated the degree of dryness in my room compared to the environment outside. When I woke up this morning I found a series of deep longitudinal splits in the Padauk wood I bought yesterday. I think I’ll just go with a thin slice of Teak for the inner laminate. The teak fretboards…

Cutting out the Body and Fretboard

I’m posted in Emergency Medicine and today is our changeover day. This gives me some time to get some work done on the guitar before I start an 18 hour shift. I found a woodworking place near campus called Aadhar Woodworking. This place is great, has great staff and is much better equipped than the…

Planning out the Fretboard

After reading everything on http://www.sevenstring.org I started to plan out the fretboard. Since it was a MultiScale neck I needed to choose the two scales I’d be using for the neck. I decided on 25 inches to 27 inches, with the perpendicular fret being the nut. After failing my first attempt (major compound error), I…

The Goods…

I decided to go with Wenge for the body, Paduk for the Neck and Teak for the fretboard