I started a small project. I always wanted to buy an old guitar and make it into something special. It had to be an Ibanez guitar. I always wanted to mod a guitar by myself but to find a suitable guitar was really hard. And of course it had to be as cheap as possible. Since I didn't had much...
For sale is this Custom Ibanez RG565.
Made out of an original Japanese RG470 body and original RG565 neck.
All done by professional luthier except the body finish, which is in fact unfinished and amateur painted black. Rest of work made by professional (scalloped, fretboard clearcoat, fret...
I don't remember ever seeing this axe before. I kind of like it. It appears to have a vine and I don't see any blue axes on the Jem page here:
Maybe a one-off?
I am going to start buying a different part every month to eventually put my own guitart toether.
I'm not looking to spend a fortune (more expensive than buying of the shelf I know), just a mid-range guitar.
I know what pickups, trem etc that I'm going to use so that's not a problem, unless...
This is a guitar I built for my friend that is a big Kiss fan.
Glue up with poplar from hardware store
First complete routing
Pick-up and bridge in wrong place. Take mahogany from parts guitar for filler
Got parts from LTD. Polka dots from cricut machine