I need to find a inexpensive luthier, do they exisit?

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  1. samdjr74

    samdjr74 Supporting Member

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    Hi All,

    I'm trying to build a guitar but I jus don't have the room for a bunch of woodworking tools in my basement, plus most of the tool I would need would get very limited use when I'm not building guitars. With that being said I'd like to find a builder who does this on the side who can make me a neck thru body blank with the body cut out. Something like what Ed Roman sells but I'd prefer not to go the Roman route. If there is a builder out there looking for a different project on a partial build please let me know.

    Thanks,
    Sam
     
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    Thanks Brian,

    Anyone else out there? Someone who does nech thrus?

    Thanks,
    Sam
     
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    Any friends that do woodworking? have them cut the sides and you could have them glue/clamp them, or you could do that at home.
     
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    Not really, I was going to see if the local high school has adult woodworking classes but right now I don't have the time to take the class.
     
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    If there's not enough time to take the class, there's probably not enough time to build a guitar.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. Seriously, I have built a few partscasters, and it is mega labor intensive if you want to do it well.

    steve
     
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    Well the difference is, getting to a class on time as opposed to working on a guitar at my house in my free time. I've built several parts casters over the years and I know how much time it takes. I don't plan on finishing this over night, it's going to be a long term project but I'd like to at least start with a solid project body and neck.
     
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