Saturday, August 19, 2017

New Commission: The Jackal


Hey Everyone!

We've just completed a guitar we built for Paul, a long time customer of ours. We worked very closely with him to bring his ideas to life. All the shapes, woods and specs were all chosen by him and he's dubbed it the "Jackal". Some incredible woods in this build and a pair of custom etched Bare Knuckle Pickups to boot! Specs at the bottom of the post.
















Body
Maple Core 
Spalted Maple Top
Spalted Hornbeam Back

Neck
Bolt on joint
9 Piece - Maple, Sapele & Wenge

Fretboard
2 Piece "Zen" - Bocote & Ebony
MOP with Abalone Top Inlay
Luminlay® Fret Marker Dots
25.5" Scale Length
24 Stainless Steel Frets (Medium/Jumbo)

Hardware
Gotoh® Black Nickel SG381-MGT Locking Tuners
Gotch® Black Nickel 510 Tremolo Bridge
Rosewood, Ash, Black Korina & Luminlay® Knobs
Graphtech® Black TUSQ® Nut
 Straplocks
2 way Truss Rod

Electrics
Bare Knuckle Pickups® PG Blues (Neck)
Bare Knuckle Pickups® Aftermath (Bridge)
Bare Knuckle Pickups® Tyger Covers with Custom "Jackal" Etching
2x 500k CTS Volume Pots
2x 500k CTS DPDT Tone Pot (Coil Split)
Switchcraft® Output Jack
Switchcraft® 3 Way Toggle Switch
Kill Switch

Finish 
Partial Resin Gloss & Partial Cellulose Satin Top 
Cellulose Satin Sides and Back 
Satin Cellulose Headstock Faceplate
Tung Oil Neck



We wish Paul the very best with his new guitar and hope it brings him many years of fine service! If you like what you see then be sure to follow us on all the social medias - FacebookTwitter & Instagram. You can also check out our main website HERE.

All the best
Mike & Martin

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