I present to you "SwiftGuitar", sometimes shortened to SG
It's an 'in the style of' Gibson's iconic classic but with a few tweaks along the way.
I've been building guitars and basses as a hobby for around 7 years: sometimes for my own use; sometimes for friends or fellow band members; once for a Nepalese buddhist who played in heavy metal band; occasionally commissions
This one is for a friend, Matt, and has used mainly wood that I had accumulated over the years and pickups that Matt himself has wound or modified.
Timbers: Top -Yew; Back -Sapele; Neck - Mahogany & Purpleheart; Fretboard - Ebony; Inlays - Mother of Pearl
Fretwire: Jescar Evo Gold
Finish: Body - Ronseal Hardglaze Polyurethane Varnish (brushed on); Neck - Danish oil slurry-and-buffed
Weight: 8lb 6oz
There is a (long) blow by blow build thread (link below) for anyone in Covid lockdown and who's finally run out of things to do :
And here it is: