Hi all, I recently got totally obsessed with the idea of building a guitar. I've always been pretty good with my hands, but have never really put my skills to the test. And what I have learned through this build, is just how few skills I had! Anyway I'm slowly getting there, I'm a librarian by trade and have two kids under 4, so it is slow going. I am building a 7 string electric bolt on. Initially I decided to build a bolt on, because I thought that a set neck would require greater precision, and if my neck was out a bit, I could always shim it. But hopefully it won't come to that! It's seven string because I've never owned one, and they've always had a mysterious allure. One thing I've learned so far is I wish I kept a journal during the build. I'm worried I'm gonna repeat the same mistakes I made first time round on the next build! Oh well, next time maybe. Anyway enough preamble, here's a pic of the body.