dubkitty wrote:you can find instruments with worse flaws than that being sold in the shops as professional grade instruments. that's an admirable job, especially for a first build. maybe someday i'll have the guts to build something from scratch. well done!
Yeah, that having the guts thing. It took me 3 months agonising over getting the neck blank rectangular and sawing the wood to get the headstock face - never mind cutting the outline or routing the trussrod channel. It did get easier as I went along. Still, I recommend it; the feeling of achievement every step of the way is great.
Re: the thick neck: I did want a thicker neck to take some pressure off the thumb but it takes some getting used to. It feels very strange switching between this and my Jet King with the typically skinny Ibanez neck.