Today is the day you can head down to The Brooklyn Guitar Showcase & Mixer and check out some #Project58 models. Josh did such a fantastic job on the aged finishes, it's killing me not to be there!
Josh (Protocaster Guitars) has done his usual fantastic job finishing and aging this batch of #Project58 s. If you want to see/play the finished guitars, head down to The Brooklyn Guitar Showcase & Mixer this weekend at The Guitar Shop NYC. I won't be there in person, so tell 'em MikeP sentcha! ... See more
#Project58 bodies and necks sanded and almost ready for assembly. So close.
Wrapping up this batch of necks for #Project58. Headstock shaping, truss rod filler strip, side dots, final neck shaping. Next up: frets and a whole lotta' sanding. Yay?
Saturday Morning Pop Quiz! Should a doublecut version of this model become a thing? Photoshop magic on the left / real-deal on the right. Which would you pick?
Black headstock veneers. Stops the headstock ear glue lines from telegraphing through the paint, makes life easier when shooting the headstocks black. #Project58 #details
About 10 years ago I was tinkering with this design in the Potvin Guitars Skunkworks. My buddy Daddy Mojo Stringed Instruments spotted this one recently at Spaceman Music Ottawa. I keep thinking I need to revisit this shape... yes? #tbt ... See more
More fiddly bits. Adding headstock "ears" to some necks for #Project58. One down...
Neck prep is rolling along for #Project58. Truss rod slots > headstock angles (testing my newly re-designed jig) > rough cut on the bandsaw.
After a whole lotta' drilling and sanding (and sanding, and...) these #project58 bodies are done! Most of this batch will be finished in aged TV Yellow. Any TV Yellow fans out there?