My Personal Guitar Off to Joel Grant!

It’s all done! I left the back roughed up and then skipped grits to smooth out while preserving the rough look. The top is super smooth. I used Waterlox Original for my personal build because I wanted to see how it stood up to the hype. It’s a great finish but smells horrible. I used…

Burl Maple’s Ready for Joel Grant

This one I’ve been dragging my feet on but it’s finally finished. It looks pretty great all put together. I can’t wait to hear it all wired up. The acoustic sound that resonates from putting my ear to the body is deep and rich. It’s got a very controlled midrange and an extremely tight low…

Off to Joel at Grant Guitars

Everything’s pretty much done and now it’s off to Joel Grant of Grant Guitars in fountain valley for the final fretwork and setup. The man does excellent work and I’ve been taking my instruments to him for the past 10+ (holy crap) years. First when I was in 8th grade! I’ve decided on final pickup…

Chewbacca’s Neck & Body Contours

Intriguing title right? I figured since this guitar was literally all different shades of brown, Chewbacca would be a fitting name; not to mention it’s gonna sound like a beast. So I took some more pictures of the neck and fretboard. Gonna have to plane down a piece for the right ear of the headstock….