well the 14th fret (last one) is a mm too high on the bottom , only mess up when you play the low string past the 12th fret . so i have too tweak tomorrow .

it sounds better than i had imagined , didn't try it on the metal amp , went with the chorus delay amp tonight . but it plays really well , i love the neck , its super light and small . which means i will be playing again (back injury) , and ultimately a new album , that will be fun , and a lot different than my others .

the piezo acts as a pickup , i pulled it out of a lil electronic game that was broked . it sits right under the bridge , and i seled it in hot glue , for feedback reduction .

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i knew that chunk of concrete would come in handy when i rescued it from the dumpster .

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dont forget the fret markers .

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my wife bought a hole punch , which made the budget for this build skyrocket . i used it to cut lil circles out of the black part of a CD jewel case . i had to produce around 50 , before i had a perfect set of 6 .

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the treble cleff / staff thingy was a cuff link that belonged to my late step father . he played drums / keys and sang in a polka / wedding band . they were really really good too .

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i got a stain/sealer sample color mixed at home depot for 3 bucks , like a half pint . the box was a real ugly shade of balsa wood . i used some wal mart flat black and clear coat to spiff it up a bit . huge mistake , i dont care for finishing work much , that really slows you down / gets tricky / messy . never again . but i like how she looks !

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don't know why i waited so long to do this . the only stuff i had to buy was the wood for the neck 2$ , the stain , the nails that i made the frets out of , and the bolts i used for the bridge and nut , which was silly cause i had some , but one disappeared tonight , when i was wrapping it up !

what do you think ?

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Nice 1st build. Now, on the the 2nd one, don't stop now.
Yep, keep the ball rolling
I like it you can call it Old Yeller, well it is not old though, but it is sort of yellow, maybe Mellow Yellow. Forget I mentioned it. Great build.
Cheers Ron.
NIce one ! No stopping now... Get on with the next triumph xD
it's great!! keep up the good work!

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