Catching up on a few builds

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    Hey all. Usually I post as I build, but this time I've been super busy - I thought I'd just dump a Megatron blast of my two latest builds!

    The first is a kit jazz bass for a friend - turned out OK even though I had to strip and refin it, because I'm dumb and couldn't leave well enough alone :)

    The second is an econocaster, I tried to build it as cheaply as possible. Except the gotoh locking tuners, which I really like :) the body is a 5 dollar piece of reclaimed ash, and the neck is a 5 dollar piece of reclaimed walnut. We have a local guy who gets trees donated and resaws and kiln dries them - hurray for urban lumber!

    The pics tell the story!

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    Boy, that's pretty nice reclaimed wood! Builds look good, and I like the hardtail strat.
     
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    Thanks! Yeah I still have another strat in the works with another piece of the 5 dollar northern ash. But good gracious is it heavy... And hard! 1320lbf on the janka scale, that's almost as hard a rock maple!

    I might hog it out and try to save weight by making it a semi hollow strat.
     
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    You could make one of these ..............they are light and easy to hang on the wall! :lol:

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    Sweet!
     
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