Project ’58 – Forensics

If you don’t know what Project ’58 is all about, check out this post.

Doug (in an AMAZING show of faith in his shipping guy) sent me his 1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior double-cut for me to have a look at.  Being the guitar geek I am, I had to play it first!  Having that kind of history in your hands just adds to the fun of playing, and Doug was right; there’s something about this neck profile.  Initially it feels big, but I didn’t seem to notice it shortly after I started playing.  After taking it for a test drive it was time to get down to business, so I busted out some calipers and went to work disassembling as much as I dared.  Here’s what I found…

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