Introduction: VOLVO Guitar Project

A tribute to VOLVO !

Step 1:

40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood

Step 2:

40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood /impregnated/

Step 3:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint

Step 4:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /burst effect/

Step 5:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /shine effect/

Step 6:

VOLVO sign

Step 7:

Adding the first dummy coil for hum /noise/ cancel sound

Step 8:

Connect with bridge pickup

Step 9:

Wax - potting guitar pickups

Step 10:

Wax - potting guitar pickups

Step 11:

Adding the second dummy coil for hum /noise/ cancel sound

Step 12:

Beautiful 1

Step 13:

Beautiful 2 /Ready for ROCK/

Step 14:

The sound is amazing ... LONG LIVE ROCK & ROLL and VOLVO !

Comments

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Chicken Spit (author)2014-04-14

Seems like a dirty shame to cover up that beautiful old wood with paint!

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RockaRollaBG (author)2012-10-29
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RockaRollaBG (author)2012-10-08

Hallo FRIENDS, if you like my project ... please give me a vote at the top - DIY Audio Contest !
We want to be winners ... Me and my guitar !
Thank you so much, Cheers !

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LucDaRocka1 (author)2012-10-03

I always wanted to make a volkswagon guitar!

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RockaRollaBG (author)2012-09-27

Thank YOU Friends ... I think - VOLVO and Rock Music is a GREAT combination ... who make my life wonderful ! Greetings from Bulgaria !

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JohnnyD77 (author)2012-09-24

That's sick man, rock on

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keith09 (author)2012-09-24

nice rock on!!!!!!!!!

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agis68 (author)2012-09-24

nise! now the less you have to do is to sink a special song for Volvos!!!!! :)

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iglitchhalo2 (author)2012-09-23

Could you explain the dummy coil for noise cancelling? I've wired a few guitars and have never heard of that before

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Hallo friend, thank you for attention !
If you ask Google about it ... there is a lot of answers !
Here is an very good link ... to explain your cuestion :

http://www.frettech.com/dummy/index.html

Cheers man !

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andrew.spencer.2 (author)2012-09-23

This totally rocks! I'll be sure to tell my car all about it!

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f5mando (author)2012-09-23

FriendOfHumanity says:
"Excellent !
You just have to add a really, really big bumper to it" .

..and an airbag!

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balisticjoe (author)2012-09-23

The first problem I see with a Volvo Guitar is if you go to break it on the stage, the stage will take untold amounts of damage, but at least the guitar should be perfectly fine.

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Canoeman (author)2012-09-23

Should'nt the guitar be a little more Boxey shaped.
:-))

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ilpug (author)2012-09-20

Oh hell yeah, this is great. Keep it up!

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titchtheclown (author)2012-09-20

A Volvo guitar is like a Harley Davidson euphonium.

Live the dream.

Respect Dude

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RockaRollaBG (author)2012-09-20

One more link ... / Volvo guitar - ON Live / :
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3738656067762

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RockaRollaBG (author)2012-09-20

Thank you Friend !
Some people ASK me to share sample ... OK I will ...
That song is record with this guitar and Marshall Valvestate /8040/, without effects ... only with amp - overdrive !
I think the guitar sound`s GREAT !
Here is the link :
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3860203946383

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FriendOfHumanity (author)2012-09-20

Excellent !
You just have to add a really, really big bumper to it .