Building a Guitar from scrap beams

I built this guitar from one of several blanks I made from 100 year old beams when I renovated my home. It was a very enjoyable build and produced an excellent, very playable guitar…

GUITAR WORKS

This manual will give you information that you can use to re-finish, or do your own finish and spot repairs on guitars. As with any project there is a great deal of time involved with learning to do things correctly … https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-finish-work/id1139332972

This manual will show you how to take a bone blank and turn it into a saddle; how to get the shape and measurements you need to accomplish it: How to install it and set it up to your own tastes. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-seven-bone-nut-and-saddle/id1357867724

I began this scrap wood build with only a neck that I was reluctant to throw away and a body blank I had made from some recycled roof rafters … https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-nine/id1387995724

This manual is designed to get you comfortable with doing your own neck repairs, refretting jobs and cutting, shaping and installing your own nut or saddle. It covers a complete rebuild of a damaged neck: Fret board removal, truss rod installation … https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-five-neck-refret/id1357867079

Whether we are customizing a guitar, repairing a fractured neck, refretting a beloved instrument or building our own guitar from scratch, there are those of us who love to work on and modify our guitars. I have done so for many years and I build hundreds of guitars in the process. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-six-repair-a-broken-neck/id1357860790

The work covered includes building a soundboard; gluing the soundboard to the body and all that entails. Building a custom rosewood bridge and string peg pod: Designing and building the top, installing Humbuckers; building a hybrid electronics system and pod with a built in tuner. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-eight-seven-string-jazz-acoustic/id1357866524

This is a step by step custom Ovation build. Installing a roller bridge, tremolo, Piezo discs and a humbucker as well. Starting from the shell of the donor guitar and continuing on to the completed guitar. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-one-the-adjustovation-build/id1357855618

This guide will give you information that you can use to build your own guitars. As with any project there is a great deal of time involved with learning to do things correctly, but I have found over the years that slowing down, doing things step by step, you can come very close to perfect results every time. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-beginner-builds/id930166879

This manual will provide that step by step instruction to guide you in learning to figure out what your needs are for a custom built guitar on a budget. Where to find the parts, how to do the work and more. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-two-custom-builds-1/id931569852

The idea was to build a Jazz guitar . I wanted a vibrato. I wanted a roller bridge. Things that must seem impossible on what is essentially an 1/8″ spruce topped acoustic guitar. In this build I will start with the raw parts … https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-three-custom-builds-two/id940953186

This is a complete start to finish custom build. The base is an Fender CD60 Acoustic cutaway guitar. As I often do, I planned this build in advance and then put the pieces together for this build over a few months while buying other parts for my guitar site. https://books.apple.com/us/book/guitar-works-volume-four-the-cd60-build/id1357860865



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