I've learned a lot from other guitar builders over the years, and so this blog is a way for me to share
my own build experiences and hopefully let others learn from my success and mistakes!
27 May 2023 -
andy powers, grain filler, hästen, joe cocker, mistakes, neck, verkstaden
A long write-up this week, as I make progress, make a significant mistake, make a recovery from my mistake, and make more progress.
5 May 2023 -
delfinen, emily hopkins, harp, hästen, jigs, routing, templates, verkstaden
A quick review of all the in-progress guitar builds, a bunch of progress on the offset build, putting an excessively complicated jig to use, and finally some fun facts about harps.
30 Apr 2023 -
älgen, mighty beast, plectrums
A quiet week workshop wise is an excuse to have a loud week at home turning the amp up and trying out älgen properly for the first time.
22 Apr 2023 -
fretwork, necks, paintstik, plectrums
The Älgen guitar is now something I get to live with for a little, two necks get some work done, I worry about how to promote myself at shows, and I explore some guitar music outside my usual listening.
2 Apr 2023 -
3D-printing, amp, colour, form 3, formlabs, fusion 360, stain, verkstaden
A grab bag of bits this week: 3D printing a custom control for one guitar, testing out staining options for another, fitting a new transformer to my practice amp, and doing a little bit of electronics on my pickup winder.
26 Mar 2023 -
älgen, design, ESP32, pickups, verstaden
Fixing up the details on my älgen guitar build, remodeling an in-progress older build to have a fresh new look, and I curse generally about letting electronics back into my life.