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|T h e P h i g a S h o p|
|Visit the old Gallery page to see more
guitars from the original series from
the through-neck Iceman copies to the evolving Hybrid.
T h e P h i g a S h o p
shop is located in beautiful Brownsville, located at the southern most tip of Texas. I
started creating guitars in the summer of 2001 and have built over 200 since. I work solo
with basic shop tools, which I have been upgrading every six months.
For electronic upgrades and famous mods a la Jerry, visit Dallek
on the "BOLT" link on the home page.
|My bandsaw cuts
contour. Afterward I use a table router to make the trussrod channel.
|I always use the most basic tools like a rasper to get the right neck shape. After that comes the fun part: "Sand until you drop!"|
|Gluing on the headstock ears (front view)|
|Gluing on a mesquite headstock plate.|
|The raw body--sandwich construction. This will be an light-weight (poplar hardwood--a little heavier than basswood).|