malebolgia Posted July 9, 2005 Report Share Posted July 9, 2005 For my firsrt guitar i want to build a 8 stering b/c i love em and can't possible afford one and i love to build things. i measured the nut on my 6 and 7 stringa and added the difference the nut on the 8 string should be 2 1/8 and teh end of the neck should be 3 1/8. i'm getting the bridge from hipshot and i plan on making my own pickups with the pickup winder i made i have soem great literature on the subject of building guitars the book is called "building electric guitars: by martin koch. I really wanted to make everything from scratch but dont have the machines to do so so i'm doiing what i can from scratch. I was wondering what tools should i use to build the guitar or what tools will i need? i herd alot abotu how ppl like shoke shave and a rasp better than a da and a ro for shaping the neck. i donno just please give me some coments on what tools i will need to build a guitar i already have a few planes and a jigsaw and a few files. thanks Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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