Construction Technique on most Abstract guitars are usually neck through
with solid wings, There are literally hundreds of wood combinations
(see my wood selection). The Abstract
guitars are built using the same tried & true techniques that Jackson & BC Rich
have employed for more than 25 years. The tooling & machinery is actually the
same machinery that BC Rich utilized during their USA years.
Abstract guitars also uses the Gibson, PRS methods of building where the
maple top is affixed to a mahogany back. The primary differences being the
ability of Abstract guitars to offer Neck through
bodies on all models and Deep set neck tenon
on all models.
Below you will see the steps that are required to build a Neck Through Body
Neck Blank & 2 Mahogany Wings
Using nothing but the absolute best materials the bodyblanks are single
craftsman built from beginning to end. excepting in cases of massive inlays.
Quilted Maple Top
It is harder to build a guitar like this when the top has been
precut to size but for aesthetic and cosmetic purposes each top is hand cut and
glued up later. Normally the guitar is built with wood that has been pre
3.) Final Glue Up
This guitar is ready for truss rod installation,
Fingerboard and any custom routing that the customer may require. There is no
charge for such amenities as custom knob placement, Custom shaped
headstocks, special pickup routes or placement.
4.) Ready for
Up until this point the entire guitar is built by one person The next step
is to stain and clear the guitar. Abstract guitars uses an extremely thin but
very durable gloss finish. The paint shop has developed a new hybrid type of
finish that we are using on all of our guitars built after March of 2002.
Currently there are no restrictions on colors, you may order anything you like.
The paint shop will accommodate you, as long as you send some type of sample to
Incidentally besides painting all the Abstract guitars the paint shop
is painting all of the Quicksilver,
J Frog guitars at this