The Great Guitar Build-off
I am an audio engineer, sound designer, music nerd, and lifelong guitarist. My day job involves traveling the world, doing tech support for a pro audio manufacturer. In my free time I like to make various useful objects out of wood and metal.
I recently began my journey into luthiery with my first Telecaster kit build.
I am excited to take part in the Great Guitar Buildoff 2021!
For the GGBO 2021, I'll be building a Telecaster variant build for playing hard rock and metal. I'll be using the following:
Poplar body blank
Pre-made kit neck from StewMac.
Gotoh Locking Tuners
Gotoh Modern Tele Bridge
ESP T Set Active Pickups
I'm planning a water-based stain black to red burst finish, with clear nitrocellulose lacquer over it.
You can visit my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_Eec3uaj-oHdf3qewzUjew
You can see the video of my final build here: https://youtu.be/FJ2CO4_SZos