#1514 Barncat makeover…. (this one’s pink)

EBA32961-7CCC-479C-8DAC-B8EBD96F521D

This is one I got bored with and decided to get a little psychedelic with. I made it three years ago, and it looked like this….

DSCN8109

So I painted the top pink, and added some more grunginess, but then the pickguard didn’t go with it so well, and so I made a new one for it. Don’t worry, I only use records that have become more or less unplayable. This one was also missing the second disk of the album. I also aged the bridge and pickup covers, and made a new switch plate from an old die-cast metal 45 rpm adapter. Oh, and some vintage Heathkit audio knobs so the controls can be set to the heart of the sun, of course.

0793840A-89DD-449E-8BB6-144C52F046B7

Body: Four piece salvaged beech, hollowed
Neck: Bolt on, hard maple, with black locust fretboard
Pickups: Dismal homespun humbuckers
bridge~ 7.3K ohms
neck~ 6.0K ohms
Tuners: Kluson
Bridge: Compensated stopbar tailpiece
Pickguard: Vinyl LP record.

Weight: 7.5 lbs

Published by

gwen forrester

artist, musician, guitar builder, housewife, parent, not necessarily in that order, or any order at all, for that matter. genderless being trapped in a trans woman's body.

2 thoughts on “#1514 Barncat makeover…. (this one’s pink)”

  1. I love your work, and your honesty in your bio. I thank a very good God for putting you on this planet, because there is no one like you, doing the work you do with the mastery you exhibit. Hopefully I’ll be able to afford one soon.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s