Drilling holes with the Dremel Drill Press Stand

I love this little tool. I can use it on my desk and it’ll do a pretty fantastic job with carbide bits. Mounted the tuners to see the string path and marked the area for the bridge. I drilled the holes 90% of the way with the smallest drill bit for the dremel and then…

On to the Next One!

Time to resume that burl maple baritone. This one will be carved as well but not entirely the same as the last as this will be a singlecut. The Custom 5 pickup arrived at Joel’s and the set of pickups that’s for this build arrived home right as I did. I love it when that…

Layout

Didn’t have any tracing paper or carbon paper to work with so I improvised with some sticky label paper I’d bought years ago. Used that to transfer the approximate outline to the various tops to see which one I’d end up using. After cutting the fretboard shape out and wiping the surfaces with mineral spirits…