Neck Layout

This part was fun. First I made the all important centerline on both the fretboard and neck slab. Then traced the fretboard onto the neck slab. Then taped the nut on and began drawing the headstock. The nut was a mm big on either side but I’ll grind that off later. This neck is gonna…

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…