This is the 22 Magnum, an original design inspired by both PRS and Gibson guitars.
I call this particular build “Rootbeer Float”
- Body and neck wood – “Honduran” mahogany (swietenia macrophylla)
- Top wood – Quilted big leaf maple, book matched. Matching headstock overlay.
- Fretboard wood – variegated Brazilian rosewood (dalbergia nigra) with sap and heart woods.
- Truss rod cover – Gaboon ebony (Diospyros crassiflora) with white MOP inlay
- Fret wire – Stainless steel
- Fretboard inlays – white mother-of-pearl and abalone
- Nut – Unbleached bone
- Control cavity cover – Indian rosewood with magnetic attachment
- Finish – Nitrocellulose lacquer
- Construction – neck-through-body w/ 3-piece neck laminate and carbon fiber reinforcement
- Overall length – 39″
- Scale length – 25″
- Fretboard radius – 12″
- Number of frets – 22
- Weight – 8 lbs. on the nose
- Pickups – Seymour Duncan JB (bridge) and 59′ (neck) with polished nickel covers
- Tuners – Schaller scrome locking 3×3
- Bridge and tailpiece – Chrome Tonepros “System II” locking
- Volume and tone pots – CTS 500k
- Switch – switchcraft 3-way toggle
This is the block of maple the top will be cut from. Its freakin spectacular! To the right of the wenge are 6 boards of genuine Bolivian mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), 3 of those board will be used in this build Bridge and pickup covers. These will cover Seymour Duncan JB and 59. Heres those same covers after being soldered to a JB and a 59 An array of templates I’ll use for the build. I designed them in CAD, and a business associate in Sydney Australia cut them for me on a CNC machine. Brazilian rosewood fretboard blank with my bird inlays laid out on it. Go to the Build