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12 fret Mahogany Dred 1 3/4 in nut 25.4 scale

$600.00

This is a 1st quality kit from Blues Creek Guitars. This is a 1st quality kit from Blues Creek Guitars. It is based off the 1937 design of a D 18 12 fret . The kit is complete and will have all the parts included . Please read this list carefully and ask any question you feel you need to.

This is the real deal. The back and sides are a perfect color and book match. The sides are bent , trimmed and contoured for a 12 fret Dred . The back is glued up and thicknessed with an ebony back strip. The braces for the back are the vintage style with the wider lower 3 and 4 brace. The top braces are 5/16 spruce scalloped . The inlay of the rosette is installed and the top thicknessed to 37 spec. This rosette is the 18 style.
The neck will have a 2 way truss rod. I have included the fret wire. The Tuners are Grover open backed butter bean. The fret board is ebony and has the long pattern square and diamond in MOP. The head stock is East Indian Rosewood. This is a HIGH QUALITY kit and is for the SERIOUS builder.
The binding is all included and is dark tortoise tail piece and heel cap included , you will get the top binding of the thin b/w/b/w/b

The ebony fret board is slotted and radiused and trimmed. The nut will be 1 3/4. The bridge is also ebony and with a 2 1/4 in spacing. Ebony pins with MOP dots are included. Bone Nut and Saddle are included. There are side dot markers.
The back and sides are Figured Mahogany the top is a nice piece of Carpathian ( German ) Spruce. The bracing is forward shifted 5/16 scalloped. The neck is dovetail Mahogany. All parts are included down to the strings.


Back and Sides Honduran Mahogany
Top Car4pathian SPRUCE
NECK MAHOGANY (DOVETAIL)
BRACES SITKA 5/16
BRIDGE FRETBOARD EBONY 2 1/4 drop in saddle
TUNERS GROVER
BINDING Dark Tortoise
BUILDING SUPPORT Video Email of Phone We are here to help

A pick guard is included. We do supply full building support and have video to support you on You tube under BLUES CREEK GUITARS. You are free to contact me any time at Blues Creek Guitars.
We do promise that the parts will fit for this kit and are not low quality. We work hard to provide the best kits available
You will find over 80 videos to support your kit build on you tube under Blues Creek Guitars. We provide all the support to build this kit and see it through completion. We use the best quality parts out there and in many cases we make the parts .We stand behind out kits and take service and our customers seriously. We want you to be successful.
Be aware that there are sellers out there that are selling kits of inferior quality and do not have the correct parts for the kits listed. We want your experience to be enjoyable .


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A pick guard is included. We do supply full building support and have video to support you on You tube under BLUES CREEK GUITARS. You are free to contact me any time at Blues Creek Guitars.
We do promise that the parts will fit for this kit and are not low quality. We work hard to provide the best kits available.

You will find over 70 videos to support your kit build on you tube under Blues Creek Guitars. We provide all the support to build this kit and see it through completion. We use the best quality parts out there and in many cases we make the parts .We stand behind out kits and take service and our customers seriously. We want you to be successful.

  • Model: hog 12 fret
  • Shipping Weight: 11lbs

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