$100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr. (Completed 5/20/12)

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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Patrick DeGreve » Sun May 20, 2012 3:25 pm

And a shot of the body.
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Patrick DeGreve » Sun May 20, 2012 3:27 pm

And a shot of the guitar from the side.
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Patrick DeGreve » Sun May 20, 2012 3:32 pm

Here is a shot of the front of the guitar.
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Patrick DeGreve » Sun May 20, 2012 3:50 pm

So that's it. Finished with a few hours to spare. I am really glad I made this guitar. I have had it in the plans for quite a while, but this challenge got it done. I am having a ball with it. Below is the final costs.

Wood for body free. taken out of the trash at work. It's a shame, they through tons of pine cut offs away every week.
Walnut for neck and top...................................................................$ 5.00
Pickups (from Ebay)........................................................................$ 13.90
Tuners (from Ebay).........................................................................$13.55
Pots ..........................................................................................$ 5.46
Switch........................................................................................$12.95
Frets..........................................................................................$ 4.00
End jack......................................................................................$ 3.64
nut............................................................................................$ 2.65
Bridge (Ebay)................................................................................$11.95
Truss rod (Ebay).............................................................................$9.00
control knobs.................................................................................$ 5.00
lacquer.........................................................................................$ 7.00

Total $94.10
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Tristan Williams » Sun May 20, 2012 5:19 pm

Thats a really nice looking guitar! Congratulations :D
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby Chris Reed » Sun May 20, 2012 6:42 pm

Yes indeed!
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Re: $100 Local Materials Challenge,Patrick DeGreve's Pine walnut Les Paul Jr.

Postby david frassetto » Mon May 21, 2012 1:46 pm

Congratulations Patrick! That is a fine looking guitar.
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