Rout Map

Next step was to sort out the cavities on the body and tidy up some of the holes. Now, any luthier purists or trained joiners should...

Investigations

So, in quite typical fashion I’ve forgotten exactly what I did 10 years ago... either a sign of age or generally using up the available...

Resurrection!!

Many moons ago, and I do mean many, a friend at school sat me down to teach me the chords to Hey Joe while he noodled the solos over the...

Let’s call this a trial run

Body, check; neck, check; template, check.... pickguard? I’ve bought a sheet of 2mm white single ply pickguard material from Tonetech...

Templating

The next step was to transfer the paper CAD template onto ply wood and cut out a more rigid guide for routing out the plastic pickguard....

Single Pickup

Next step on the Bullet project is to cut a plywood template for the pickguard. I could just translate the CAD file onto the plastic and...

Hi Tech vs Lo Tech

The first job on the Bullet was to get a neck on order, but I’ll cover that a bit later. Whilst I was waiting for that to be delivered,...