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Strat build project – quick YouTube demo

I haven’t made any YouTube videos for some time now, so I thought I should shoot a quick demo of my recently finished Strat project. It’s now got a very nice specially made for this project Hantug Custom Guitars vintage 6 hole bridge, made with a brass baseplate and saddles,  …

The Strat build project – part 4

“IT LIVES!!!!” cried out the mad scientist. Yes, finally the Strat project has been strung up and it’s a beauty. Until my nice custom bridge arrives I’ve installed a Wilkinson vintage Strat bridge. Unfortunately it’s a 2-1/8″ screw pattern, so I could only mount it by the middle four screws, …

The Strat build project – part 3

Things are starting to move along with the Strat project now. Since our last update the body, tuners and pickguard have arrived. I’ve also received progress pictures of the tremolo I’m having made for the strat project. First up, the Strat body is supposed to be a 2011 MIM Standard …

The Strat build project – part 2

My Strat build project has been progressing since my last post on the topic. I have sprayed eight or nine coats of polyurethane on the neck, but not without some issues. I have also ordered a white MIM Stratocaster body. I was originally planning on buying a pretty much new …