I get that you want it be 'perfect', but you realize the hubris in expecting #1 to be the one that perfects the instrument? Build that #1. And then build that #10. Try something different by #20 and see if it worked out. What not to do? Start with 'I'm sure you're fine, but I'm going to do a google search to find what everyone has been missing for 100 years, because it's obvious none of you know how.', when the dude who says 'Hey, I swear by X product' has made a life building these: https://reverb.com/marketplace/electric-guitars?make=terry-mcinturff-1 Go get some Titebond 50, and built that guitar. Focus on the joint and the design. You're trying to make the best apple pie ever made and obsessing about the type of sugar, having never baked before.