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post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-11-2012, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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Custom Uni build .

Another build from junk wood.
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post #2 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-11-2012, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Glued up a couple of 7 necks.
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post #3 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-11-2012, 08:36 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

2 way truss installed and fretboard blank slotted


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post #4 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-11-2012, 11:28 PM
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Man I soooooo wish I had the knowledge/time to tackle a completely custom project!!!!
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post #5 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 06:11 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .


Body laminates glued .

Dropped the body on garage floor so had to cut a piece off and re-glue another.

Template made
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post #6 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 06:17 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Body and neck ready for fine working. No monkey grip on this one.

Ready for inlays and body contouring. Not sure if I want to hard-tail this one.
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post #7 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 07:44 AM
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Nice... You are talented Zoot. Can't wait to see the finished project. I've not seen your work before. Got links to other completed projects?
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Re: Custom Uni build .

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Nice... You are talented Zoot. Can't wait to see the finished project. I've not seen your work before. Got links to other completed projects?
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/ne...ld-117875.html
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/ne...ay-116216.html
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/ne...ld-110367.html
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/je...ct-110135.html
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/ne...ay-110066.html
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f15/je...rod-86513.html

Cheers ,here are some , just click on my name and look through my posts for the rest
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post #9 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 10:44 AM
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

I will LEARN HOW TO DO THIS...

somehow?
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post #10 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Have a look at Andy T's builds for some great inspiration.
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post #11 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 04:21 PM
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Nice... I am not a fan of the swirl but you actually had two that I liked. Never liked them before. If I get rich and retire young I am going to build a shop and try my hand at it. How does yours play compared to a real Jem?
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Nice... I am not a fan of the swirl but you actually had two that I liked. Never liked them before. If I get rich and retire young I am going to build a shop and try my hand at it. How does yours play compared to a real Jem?
The great thing about customs is you can make em sound just how you want and contour the neck to your own feel , though the original Jem neck takes some beating .
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post #13 of 30 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 05:22 PM
 
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Nice collection of links. Some really awesome customs you got there
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Re: Custom Uni build .

Awesome work again Al!!!!

Feel like making me a 7 neck??
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