“The Valiant” Serial Build #009

Finally finished. My “Treat Yo Self” present for matching into my 1st choice fellowship for Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She’s got some fine detail and wiring work to be 100% perfect but she already sounds beautiful. McNelly’s Saint Nick HSP90’S sound incredible and can handle the cleanest of cleans and the dirtiest of dirty. It’s…

Bahamut’s Headstock Pt. 2

Lots of progress today. Cut Bahamut’s headstock and laminate plate. Glued Ifrit’s laminate plate to the base of the headstock and used a hand belt sander to shave off a few mm from the top. Jormugandr’s neck scarf joint is smoothed. Found some bubinga for a headstock since the smaller scarf piece is just too…

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…