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The Project Guitar.com "Guitar of the Month" contest is a showcase for all the members, so show us your axe in this thread!

This contest is open to any and all members that enter and will be continued each month for a place showing your creation on the homepage!

The winner(s) of course will have his/her guitar featured on the homepage of Project Guitar.com and if you have a website the picture will link directly to it if you so choose (even commercial site's).

If your a forum member you will also be upgraded to a Featured member which allows you to see the Advanced Chat section and download area.

So show us your creation in this thread! You've got till sometime around the 23rd or 24th of April then this thread gets locked and the voting starts!

Any Post that is not an entry will be deleted, feel free to start a new thread to discuss any guitar entered this month

There may be more then one poll to determine winners in different catagorys at the end of this contest!

Please post a maximum of your 4 best pictures per guitar entered

Make sure Your Guitar has a Name or Nick Name as well otherwise one will be given to it :D

Side note, if you are unable to post a picture you can e-mail one to Brian and it will be posted for you, or ask forum members how to post pictures, they are very helpful.

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Its been a long time coming to enter in GOTM

Another Les Paul :D



Brazilian Mahogany body and laminated neck

Ebony fretboard

Lacewood caps

Paua trapezoid inlays

Bone nut (handmade)

Black binding on body, neck and head

Finish, gloss nitrocellulose lacquer

D'Addario strings

Hardware, Gold Gotoh tuneomatic bridge and tailpiece, and tuners

Gold pickup surrounds, toggle switch, strap holders and various screws

Stewmac jumbo frets

Pickups: Neck 8.5k, Bridge 14k. They were made by Mick Brierley here in Oz

Electronics: I have the Jimmy Page Mod using 4 push-push pots and a 3 way toggle switch to allow for coil, series/parallel and reverse phase switching

Here is the link on this site to various stages of the build

dayvo :D





Edited by dayvo

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This month its a seven string.

i'll call this one the JHM 7.


quilted maple topped mahogany body dyed purple and finished in poly

5 piece maple and bubinga neck with customer designed headstock and my name on the top of it.

dimarzio pickups - tone zone and air norton

edge pro 7 locking trem

volume control only with 5 way switch

skull inlay with offset small dots on rosewood.

all in all this guitar plays great and has a huge sound.

ive loved making it and the owner im sure will love playing it.







The Skull


and a few more links






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I Am Curious Blue.

Build Thread


7/8" thick African Mahogany back

11/16" thick White Limba top with 5/16" wide African Mahogany stringers

LPjr double-cut shape

belly cut

1/2" roundovers on front & back

White Limba control cavity cover held on with rare earth magnets


Larry Karosa neck

Walnut neck

Cocobolo fretboard

stainless frets

brass markers

graphite nut

Gibson scale length

White Limba headstock inlay



4 coats of brush-on water-based polyurethane wetsanded/leveled between every coat

top coat of spray matte finish


All gold with black & pearl blue accents

Wilkinson Imperial tuners

wraparound tailpiece

Artec/GFS HB sized P-90 pickups

3-position toggle switch

1 volume, 1 tone





back close-up

inside control cavity

down the neck

up from the bottom

front left

front right

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G-P-Bass aka Reese's Peanut Butter Bass

Roasted maple body w/ lacewood ''pickgaurd'' and center stripe

maple and mahogany neck with ebony board w/bocote accent under board

lacewood squares and backstrapping (sort of) of headstock

hipshot hardware

baselines pickups

volume/ tone 250 pots w/.05 cap

hand rubbed finish

m.o.p. and black sunburst pearl inlay






photos are the best i got; the colours are somewhat true; just not very clear

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I finished this guitar the other day so i might aswell enter it. Lets call it "Jarrah" as i don't have a name for it yet.

Body: Semi hollow Jarrah with black plastic binding.

Neck: Victorian ash with Abalone Caro logo inlay.Rosewood FB. 25.125 inch scale or 641mm

P/Ups: Golden age vintage output set

Electronics: 1 Vol, 1 Tone and a coil tap on both neck and bridge p/ups. 3 Way selector switch. Wired through p/up and f holes (no cavity cover).

Hardware: Schaller strap locks, Gibson LP jackplate, Nashville TOM with gotoh tailpiece, Wilkinson mini flatlock tuners and jumbo frets.

Finish: Nitrocellulose

Ive had fun building this guitar and its come up great for my second effort. The guitar does have a nice hollow tone aswell so i must have done something right!





Build thread

Cheers Chad.

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This is my second guitar and first GOTM entry.

I call this guitar: The Mitch-o-caster

Uk cherry and UK sycamore laminated neck.

UK ash wings

Indian rosewood fingerboard

7mm Paua abalone dot inlays

25.5" scale length

22 medium wide frets

A fairly fat neck

Through neck

Wrapover bridge

1.5" thick body

Kent armstrong humbuckers with coil tap

1 master volume, 2 tones and a blend pot

Bound fingerboard and head

Carved top, belly carve an "M" carve on the top horn

French polish

Gotoh tuners

Chrome hardware





Edited by Mitch

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