Gibson LP Makeover
Coming from across the big pond, this bass was going to be something completely different! Something that was not just a small job…
very little screening. Doesnt help much from RF.
original routings for pickups.
this bass had frets sticking out.
done, now polishing
This is where the real skills comes in. Scraping the fretboard flush to the neck. The slightest mistake and you can feel it.
rosewood ready for glueing
Attention to detail. Always.. Since the customer wanted the old feel of the neck there was no finishing, just a wash coat wipe.
bridge assembly. separate cool string anchors
bottom planed for maximum stability
Rosewood cut out and laminated
Ready for edge routing
Hipshot ultralite mounted
Plate routed and drilled ready for assembly.
Pickups made and mounted. Electronics assembly.
Turned out good! The job description was to turn it into something unique and special
switches mounted inside cavity.