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Diamondback Telecaster

I started on a few of these guitars this summer, and I thought I'd try my hand at another progress blog.

The bodies are mostly African Mahogany, a couple of canarywood and one Bubinga in there too. When all is said and done they'll all have figured maple necks and one kind of rosewood or another as the fretboard. Another feature I'm putting on these that I don't see very often is a wood pickguard and control cover. The one in the picture is an African Mahogany body with…


Added by Diamondback Guitar Shop on August 15, 2012 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Electric Bouzouki build

Today I started on a commission build- A solid body Bouzouki.


The body is African Mahogany, Quilted Maple top, African Mahogany neck, Rosewood fretboard.


Today I got the body joined, and the neck cut out. I'll have more pictures very soon!




Added by Diamondback Guitar Shop on April 10, 2011 at 12:16am — 6 Comments

Custom Lowezo #2

On Ted's suggestion, I've decided to make a progress blog of my latest custom guitar. I'm using a Las Cabrillas I've had in my reserve since buying it from Jay. The cone I'm putting in it is actually the first cone I bought from Old Lowe. I've bought several, but somehow my first never made it to a build.

Anyway, I'm using a piece of curly maple for the neck and I'm slotting the peghead and doing putting in a one-off inlay. (Whoever can tell me what it is AND who said it will… Continue

Added by Diamondback Guitar Shop on August 13, 2010 at 12:39am — 8 Comments

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