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The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
CAD drawings using Google Sketch-up of my electric guitar that I built in my A2 year when I was 18.
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
1. Cutting the main shape
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
2. Ensuring the Truss Rod cavity was easily accessable
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
3. Drilling holes in fret board for Inlay
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
4. Placing inlay in holes
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
5. Radiusing the fingerboard
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
6. Shaping the neck
Some pictures of how the guitar neck was built:
7. Hammering in the fret wire
Some pictures of how the guitar body was built:
1. The body template
Some pictures of how the guitar body was built:
2. Cut out the body and round off the edges
Some pictures of how the guitar body was built:
3. Create the neck cavity
Some pictures of how the guitar body was built:
4. Create the tremolo bridge cavity
Some pictures of how the guitar body was built:
5. Drill holes for the input jack and strap bolts
The Wiring for my Guitar, which uses the same electronics and configuration used by Brian May of Queen and his famous Red Special guitar
Gun Oil was coated on the neck and body, giving out a really dark colour really bringing out the grain
The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.

The Headstock, Mahogany Neck complete with gold Grover Locking Tuners
The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.

The Fretboard, Rio Rosewood with abalone inlay and 24 frets
The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.

The Mahogany Body, with a gold Wilkinson floating tremolo bridge, three gold Burns Tri-Sonic Pick-Ups mounted on a 'tortoise shell' pickguard.
The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.

Taking the guitar for a spin!
The Completed Guitar built in loving memory of my Grandfather; not a guitarist, but an extraordanary Engineer.

A very happy chap and a special guitar called 'Brian'
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A2 Level - Electric Guitar

Brian Rogers Tribute Guitar

Chris Newberry
Designer at Tesco PLC Hitchin, United Kingdom