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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-27-2017, 09:34 AM Thread Starter
 
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Paul Gilbert Ibanez/Epiphone build

Hi everyone!

A while ago I started building a replica of Paul's pink Ibanez/Epiphone. It's a guitar I've always wanted so thought I'd give it a go!

I'll add photos when I can.

Thanks,
Pete
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Re: Paul Gilbert Ibanez/Epiphone build

Here's my progress so far,

Parts needed, using paper for a mock up of the body.



Timber ready to be planed:


Timber planed and cut ready to be glued:


Body glued:


Body sanding,


Body rough cut,


Body routed with template,


Neck marked for extending,
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Re: Paul Gilbert Ibanez/Epiphone build

Neck extension joint roughed with hammer and chisel,


Neck extension joint cleaned with router,


Neck extension joint glued,


Neck extended,


Joint cleaned and smoothed off,



Will post more progress soon!
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Cool!
I love these kind of projects
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