AGP #450 - “Arfa Git”
3 String Fretless Guitar
Strings: .042NW .028NW .019NW
Tuned: G D g
The Body & Fretboard is Recycled Radiata Pine, the Neck is Recycled Merbau, coated with a Brown Stain and Citronella Lamp Oil, which has been gathering dust in the shed for a few years, worked well, smells nice & should keep the Mozzies away!
After 450 odd builds, which equates to abt 1,350 Machine Heads, your bound to get a few that are a bit worse for wear, or shoddily made, the three mismatched ones used here have been rescued by the addition of new geared cogs, the String Ferrules are ⅛ inch Rivet pieces.
A 6.2k MGB Mini Box Bucker Pup is wired through Vol and Tone Pots to the Output Jack, the Jack & Vol Tone plates are offcuts of Galvanised Roofing Strap. :-)

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Comment by AGP # on December 9, 2021 at 7:16pm

"Thanks Bob", in my CBG Building World, its all about using as much free recycled materials as possible. :-)

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on December 9, 2021 at 1:30pm

Very original and great use of materials. Great job!

Comment by AGP # on December 7, 2021 at 2:41am

"Thanks Doug", always looking outside the box for new and different build ideas, and designs, sadly I always have intentions of posting a sound sample of my latest build, but get side tracked, and before you know it I have another build on the bench, will try and get a Vid of this one done soon! :-)

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on December 5, 2021 at 7:15pm

You are seriously coloring outside the lines AGP; I love it! Are we gonna get to see you play this one?

Comment by AGP # on December 5, 2021 at 3:59pm

"Thanks Randy & UJ", after 449 builds I was starting to run out of different build ideas, but over the years, if I did, and still do, see something different, I copy and paste it into a "Build Ideas" folder, so as is usual this wasn't my design, it was nicked from someone else!, such as these pics! ;-D

Comment by Uncle John on December 5, 2021 at 8:06am

Why the heck not?!?

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on December 5, 2021 at 5:52am

Now thats different  !!

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