Find a time frame you want to complete your guitar in. Putting together a guitar with all stock parts can be done in an afternoon, but custom work can consume a good amount of time. Most of the time spent will be finding parts and having them shipped to you. Find sellers that will send packages out in a timely manner and use fast shipping methods.... Read More →
How to Build a Guitar
Step 1: The installation of the loaded pickguard is simple. You need to run the tremolo ground wire through the left side hole and run the black and white output wires to the jack area.
In some cases is wire that directly screws into the guitar body under the pickguard.
Step 2: Next just screw the pickguard onto the body. Over tightening the screws can strip out the wood.... Read More →
A standard Mexican Fender Stratocaster bridge is being used in this Installation. The for this parts include a bridge with saddles, 6 screws for the bridge, tremolo claw with 2 screws, and a whammy bar.
Step 1: Take the spring claw and the two screws and put them into the body. Do not screw them in very far.
Step 2: Next solder the tremolo ground wire onto the spring claw.... Read More →
Step 1: Next install the neck plate with the screws only sticking out about 1/4 of an inch. This will help line everything up when you go to install the neck.
Step 2: Next place the neck on the screws.
Step 3: Screw the neck in and remember to rotate which screws you are fastening down (the same idea as putting on a car tire). ... Read More →