#1
Hello, and thanks for reading.

For my senior project in High School I plan on building a guitar, and then teaching others how to do things I learned in the process of building it. I am trying to read up on making one and start gathering supplies before I actually have to do the project, though, so I don't become overwhelmed. So far I have not been able to find any type of book for what I am looking to make.

What I intend on making (To keep it basic since I don't want to get overly complex for my project I'm making a pretty basic guitar) is a single pick-up electric guitar. I'd like to find a book that could instruct me on doing so, and a quality resource. Is there something anyone here has used I could find that could be of use?

Also, while on the note of said guitar that shall be built, I can't decide weather to sue a single coil or a humbucker. Any opinions on that that cold be shared?

I apologize if there is already a topic like this one, I'm just trying to get help so I can do a quality senior project I can be proud of and competently share information with others. Thank you very much for your help, I appreciate it.
#2
get the bood "make your own electric guitar" by melvin hiscock(sp?)

supposed to be a great book. mine is shipping right now. everything you need to know.

and if your stuck on using a single pickup, a humbucker is the way to go
#3
www.projectguitar.com

Tut&resource links will have everything you would need.
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get the bood "make your own electric guitar" by melvin hiscock(sp?)

supposed to be a great book. mine is shipping right now. everything you need to know.

and if your stuck on using a single pickup, a humbucker is the way to go


I will go and look it up right now. Thank you very much.

Any specific pick-ups? Obviously I'm trying to stay a bit cheaper while still having quality if this counts towards anything.
#5
If your on a extreme budget, gfs pickups are great for the money.
If you have more to spend, and want a humbucker, go rock field, all of them are $50 and i love 'em
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If your on a extreme budget, gfs pickups are great for the money.
If you have more to spend, and want a humbucker, go rock field, all of them are $50 and i love 'em


they good for metal?

and personally id put gfs for a budget. thats what im doin
#7
^ Rockfield FATASS or mafia would be good for metal, a lot of pros use them, check the site for info and clips
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#8
Dude, it doesn't take any more work to wire for a two pickup than it does to wire for a one pickup guitar.
Anyway, tell me if you find one, cause I've been looking for the same thing.
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Quote by tjfishrocker
get the bood "make your own electric guitar" by melvin hiscock(sp?)

supposed to be a great book. mine is shipping right now. everything you need to know.

and if your stuck on using a single pickup, a humbucker is the way to go


That almost sounded like a dirty joke.
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