This is a review of an electric guitar kit I have assembled myself:
I had ordered an LP-style kit from ML-Factory in Germany (the price is around 200 €, depending on the chosen model).
One of the most critical and tricky operations has already been executed in this kit – it comes with the mahogany neck already glued into the body.
If you stick to an easy-to-apply oil and wax finish, the assembly of a kit such as this is a nice project for one day (or, maybe better, one weekend). The only slightly more advanced step left to you would then be sinking the back plates into the routings in the body’s back.
I had decided to apply an Osmo Color wood wax finish to the kit, which, naturally, added a few days more to the process, due to wood preparation, masking, and drying times.
Interestingly, I found…
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