guitarists although curious and tempted by the thought of
building their own guitar usually shy away from this in the
thought that it’s too complicated, costly, etc…
WD guitar kit solves this problem by providing a quality instrument
in a kit form with all the components required to build the
guitar. Everything is provided from the essential items such
as the body, neck, pickups, to smaller details such as screws,
drill bits and even strings and a pick!
The kit is therefore ideal for those wanting
to initiate themselves in building a guitar without the problems
of hunting down the correct parts making sure they fit correctly
The item we have for review is a Double Cutaway Style guitar which basically
resembles a Fender Stratocaster®.
Its alder body is urethane finished in fiesta red, the
maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard and all the hardware
is chromed. Kent Armstrong MP-112K
pickups are installed in the pre- assembled 3-ply pickguard
and genuine Kluson® tuners are also provided.
over all the components it must be said that everything seems
to be thought over very carefully as most holes for example
have been pre-drilled, and all parts have been tested so one
does not have to worry about extra work.
the following series of articles we will build the guitar
with details and clear photographs to illustrate how the instrument
Before we start
first to do as indicated by the instructions with the guitar
is to check all the components are correct and undamaged this
will avoid any problems further along the line. Also some
tools and supplies will be required these are:
tack masking tape- do not use duct tape.
this is to “lubricate” the screws before usage. It makes
it easier to insert screws.
small “C” clamp described in the tuner installation instructions.
small electric drill.