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I started this guitar quite a while ago but shortly after delivering a section of the fretboard started to crumble, despite having been soaked in liquid acrylic. When I picked it up the customer asked for some changes (including removing the middle pickup) I agreed to do them for free owing to the fretboard issue. I think it was the right call. I've ended up spending far too long on this thing but it plays great now and the new ebony board is going nowhere, it's even 2-ply bound for good measure! #SB3 #lefthandedguitar #lefthanded #ukcustomguitars #binding #guitarbinding #customguitar #europeanguitarbuilders #guitarporn #guitarproblems #handbuiltguitars #handmadeknobs #boutiqueguitars #bespokeguitar #electricguitars #woodporn#woodworking #doitright
I started this guitar quite a while ago but shortly after delivering a section of the fretboard started to crumble, despite having been soaked in liquid acrylic. When I picked it up the customer asked for some changes (including removing the middle pickup) I agreed to do them for free owing to the fretboard issue. I think it was the right call. I've ended up spending far too long on this thing but it plays great now and the new ebony board is going nowhere, it's even 2-ply bound for good measure! #SB3  #lefthandedguitar  #lefthanded  #ukcustomguitars  #binding  #guitarbinding  #customguitar  #europeanguitarbuilders  #guitarporn  #guitarproblems  #handbuiltguitars  #handmadeknobs  #boutiqueguitars  #bespokeguitar  #electricguitars  #woodporn #woodworking  #doitright 
The frets have come out really nicely! I've barely had to level them at all! Still got a little bit of work to do on the ends but overall, this has been a lovely quick job! #SB3 #ukcustomguitars#ukguitarbuilders #customguitar #guitardesign #guitarporn #ukguitarbuilders #handbuiltguitars #boutiqueguitars #highendguitars #rock#metal #blues #jazz #shortscale
This is the first time I have properly used my new fretting hammer, hits frets in well with a nice finish, best bit -no fretboard dents! #SB3 #ukcustomguitars #ukguitarbuilders#handbuiltguitars #ukcustomguitars #bespokeguitar #guitar#electricguitars #europeanguitarbuilders #made #madeinlondon #lefthandedguitar #lefthanded #tools
Dad's #project92 guitar has been wired! He got a nice top finish on this guitar as well. Plays nicely for a first build, even with the higher action than I am used to! #proudteacher #guitar #electricguitars
Another shot of the left handed SB7 made by my resident left hander! It's shaping up to be a really clean build! I'm told that those (long dead) worm holes are going to be filled with luminous resin! #SB7 #battleofthehands #customguitar #guitardesign #guitarporn#ukguitarbuilders #customguitar #ukcustomguitars #bespokeguitar #guitar#electricguitars #europeanguitarbuilders #made #madeinlondon #lefthandedguitar #lefthanded
The 'apprentice' built #SB7 is starting to come together really nicely, I love the flame mindi wood on the headstock cap, though I suspect he may come to regret roughing the shape in with permanent marker! #proudteacher #ukcustomguitars #ukguitarbuilders #handbuiltguitars#madeinlondon #ergonomicguitar #shredmachine #customguitar
The SB3 modern re-design has taken a somewhat traditional looking twist! I'm going to darken the neck block to a more antiqued wood tone, as it looks a little too new! #SB3 #ukcustomguitars #ukguitarbuilders#handbuiltguitars #scallopedfretboard #ergonomicguitar #shredmachine #ukguitarbuilders #bespokeguitar #boutiqueguitars
Hoping to get some work done on this scalloped fret beasty this week, be nice to get a quick turnaround on this rebuild! Name ideas welcome! #namemyguitar #SB3 #ukcustomguitars #ukguitarbuilders#handbuiltguitars #scallopedfretboard #ergonomicguitar #shredmachine #ukguitarbuilders #sundayfunday
This is a guitar I built about a year ago. It was meant to be a shred machine and it played beautifully but the body was never very comfortable and had a slightly sloppy finish (see third picture). I decided to give it a redo and scalloped the frets while I was at it! Probably going to leave it a bit more natural finish. #SB3 #scallopedfretboard #ergonomicguitar #shredmachine #ukcustomguitars #bespokeguitar #guitar#electricguitars #guitarrepair #techmetal #customguitar #europeanguitarbuilders
This is a guitar I built about a year ago. It was meant to be a shred machine and it played beautifully but the body was never very comfortable and had a slightly sloppy finish (see third picture). I decided to give it a redo and scalloped the frets while I was at it! Probably going to leave it a bit more natural finish. #SB3  #scallopedfretboard  #ergonomicguitar  #shredmachine  #ukcustomguitars  #bespokeguitar  #guitar #electricguitars  #guitarrepair  #techmetal  #customguitar  #europeanguitarbuilders 
I had some company in the workshop from @paperbuffalo who made me this glorious brass plectrum! #plectrum #guitarpick #engraving #ukcustomguitars #bespokeguitar #guitar #electricguitars #boutiqueguitars #highendguitars #rock #metal #shortscale #customguitar
Spent the morning with @emmiejoanna helping out with #foodcycle in finsbury Park, had a great, if exhausting morning and met some awesome people, both sides of the counter!
Spent the morning with @emmiejoanna helping out with #foodcycle  in finsbury Park, had a great, if exhausting morning and met some awesome people, both sides of the counter!
Finally got round to shaping the headstock stock (though I forgot to sand the end grain)! Super excited to get my custom @ersguitarpickups and ABM Bridge on to this build! #fannedfret #figuredmaple #multiscale #customguitar #europeanguitarbuilders #extendedrangeguitar #rosewood #ukcustomguitars #SB3 #makersgonnamake
Doug fir. Anyone ever come across this before? Any advice? Sands easy enough but seams tricky to work. #wood #fir #dougfir #guitar #guitartop
Finished binding the neck an sound holes (that took a few goes, the smallest holes are only 8mm diameter), have since started the neck shaping and prepped and glued the headstock cap, this is also #quiltedmaple, to match the body. This will have a set of @ersguitarpickups beautiful buckers! #customguitar #throughbodyneck #semihollowbody #fannedfret #figuredmaple #thinlineguitar #ukcustomguitars #customguitar #ukguitarbuilders #highendguitars