Next guitar build

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  1. beerbelly

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    Trimmed the edges, glued & stapled the sides, then mocked it up with the neck. I think I'll need to do a little shearing to bring the overall size down a tad; Billy's looks a little more groomed than mine.

    edges trimmed.JPG wrapped body.JPG mock up with neck.JPG
     
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    Mostly done. Just waiting for the ZZ logo for the fretboard from my old workplace; but that may be a while due to the virus.

    mostly done front.JPG mostly done back.JPG a75c73d481eba78a375ea29d505dc2fd.jpg
     
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    A guy just had to test it:

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    While wearing a Cheap Trick shirt, no less....
     
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    Its time to put the Band back together..
     
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    I played the clip while Joe and Ash (Mr. and Mrs. Landyacht) are telling the boys to brush their teeth, so the middle boy, Matt, says "I can't!"
    Mrs. Landyacht: "Why not?"
    Matt: "I'm on a Mission from God!":D:D:D
     
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    I saw this, thought this could be used to make a body with any number of objects encased in the resin:

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    Since you know which FB page posted this, you can look it up and watch the video.
     
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    I use that excuse for just about everything. Prove me wrong!!!

    Will the fur mute any of the strings?
     
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    Nope; it got a shave & a haircut in that area:

    mostly done front.JPG
     
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    Manscaped the Guitar, Eh?
     
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    Yep, no waxing though.
     
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    Done! The ZZ logo finally arrived, so I was able to get it applied and the strings installed. It works fine too, but turning the tuners to tighten the strings was a challenge; the wool kept wanting to twist into a bunch- had to comb them out. The last pic is the real deal.

    Done, full.JPG Done, body.JPG Done, logo.JPG Done, top view.JPG Done, on wall.JPG ZZ Top guitar.jpg
     
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    Reminds me of seeing Bo Diddley when he played a square bodied fur covered guitar but not as fluffy as yours, ha! How does it play/sound?
     
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    It plays & sounds fine, but that's not really why I made it- being a big ZZ Top fan, I just had to have a fuzzy, spinning guitar.
     
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