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by David P. Wescott
from fretsonthenet.com

My wife, the Luthier

Creation of the "Model" that should've been....

Modifying knobs and switch

In the following I will show the creation / modification of the knobs. As you can see I used a stock set of Charvel volume and tone knobs and mounted them to a shaft and turned down the centers on the lathe to accept a birdseye insert.

 

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guitar fretboard

Removing the center part of the top.

guitar fretboard

Another angle.

 

guitar knob

Ready to receive a birdseye inlay

guitar knob

I did the same thing with the black anodized switch tip I also made.

 

guitar knob

Again, removing the center part.

guitar knob

Ready.

 

guitar knob

I just used a washer to get a nice size circle of birdseye for the V/T knobs...

guitar knob

...and I already had an extra from the fretboard inlays for the switch tip.

 

guitar knob

I used 2 sided tape attached to the end of a piece of brass...

guitar knob

...and "sized it up" with the 220 grit.

All done!

budman

I have no more pics to show you of the process. The next and final page will show you the finished guitar!

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