#1
ok so heres the deal im building a custom solid body 7 string i need some help starting out though which woods are good for building the main body? i plan to get the body dont first but i need to know which wood to use i was thinking doing half of the guitar with a more bassy kinda wood the other half with a trebly kinda wood anyone wanna help out? this is my first time building a guitar so im kinda in need of advice
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#3
ok well i want the half with the low strings to have a thicker sounding wood and the half with the high strings to have the more trebly sounding wood so which would i use where?
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#6
k cool does anyone know were to get cheap parts ? im gonna need everything but id like to keep it simple and cheap.
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k cool does anyone know were to get cheap parts ? im gonna need everything but id like to keep it simple and cheap.



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#8
alright thanx does anyone have any auggestions on what glue to use? or anything els ehelpful for the start of the project?
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#10
k thank , but i think im going to make my own body, but im sure that will be useful for the internal stuff . does anyone know were to get mahogany and alder or maple for pretty cheap?
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#11
the tutorial on that link covers that, it starts frome the bare materials and even explains how to glue the wood, and clamp it properly, read it right through
#12
alright thanx ill start a new thread with my started guitar in a few weeks so keep an eye out
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#13
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#14
ok what would be the best glue to use? i dont feel right using just elmers wood glue, but i could be wrong
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