African Mahogany; two layers with a black veneer down the middle.  The head stock is flipped and attached using a Scarf Joint.  The neck is attached using a long tenon joint reaching well under the front pickup.  The heel sides and end are flush to the body.


Totally solid, using a bookmatched flame Cottonwood drop top, and a bookmatched flame White Limba back.

Fret Board

  Wenge with Cottonwood binding.  22 frets.

Postion Marks Large Mother-of-pearl tulip shaped blocks.
Inlay Freemasonry Square and Compasses on headstock made of Wenge and Mother-of-pearl


Neck:  ThroBak Maximum Vintage Humbuckers at 7.6 K Ohms
Bridge: ThroBac Maximum Vintage Humbuckers at 9.2 K Ohms.

Controls Threeway toggle pickup selector switch.
Dual 500 K Ohm Volume
Dual 500 K Ohm Tone with Push / Pull micro swich to select parallel or series circuit pickup wiring.
Wired for isolated volume control of both pickups - allowing blending while both pickups are ON.


Gotoh 510  3 + 3 Locking.


TonePros System II - Tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece


Cow bone.

Truss rod

Dual rod Double-action with allen key access at the head.

Other Hand made wenge pickup rings, control coverplates, knobs, and selector switch button.


Murdoch's Uralkyd - 500 Gloss