*This is a luthier special item!
Chip on body near neck pocket - Roughly cut binding - Cut on fretboard - Glue residue on fretboard - Nut set incorrectly.
This is a beautiful kit made of real SOLID mahogany- no basswood or particle board for us- Real solid mahogany with a really nice old school look AND sound!
Bridge and Tailpiece holes are pre-drilled for easier installation.
The neck is a SET NECK- that means you have to use your chisels and sandpaper to get a good fit on the offset style tenon joint, then use Hide or Carpenters glue to build this guitar. It's not rocket science, but patience and research will help you produce a superior guitar. The offset tenon is very easy even for a first-timer to get a nice tight fit.
We give you the entire package- unfinished body and neck- fretted with nut installed, ALL the hardware right down to the last screw- Now...the hardware is "basic"... certainly good enough to get you going- but you might want to consider upgrading some stuff if your finish job turns out good- All of our better quality parts we sell separately will fit.
The body is bound- and that super quality top is ready for some aniline dye or stain. the neck is bound with rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays.
A Super way to get introduced to the art and craft of building your own guitar.
These are factory fresh and first quality- NO SEALER is applied- These are raw wood so you can choose to apply a vintage Lacquer finish if you choose.
Take your time- do some homework, get the right glues and finishing materials and you can craft a very, very nice playing instrument.
We include all the basics- and of course we strongly encourage you to think about upgrading pickups and parts with our reasonably priced line of stuff available right here on this very website!