The Build of my Tweed 5F1 Kit
For My first guitar amp kit build I waned to keep to project simple. Therfor I decided to order the Tweed 5F1 Vacuum Tube Amp Kit from TubeDepot.com. A True Class A 5 Watt legend from the 50’s.
In this part I finished the lacquer, polished it and have done the fred job. Finally I assembled the guitar.
For a proper neck set and bridge positioning on my guitar builds a want to build my one centerline finder. This project I designed in Autodesk Fusion 360. The files can be downloaded under http://a360.co/2awxJeE.
To give the headstock a shape, I’ve printed out many examples, but none of them were satisfying for me. So I draw my self a template on a peace of paper. First I transferred the tuner holes to the paper. To get true radius shapes I searched my shop for all round object I can find. With this helpers it was easy to create a unique shape that suits my style.
The beech wood 10 x 30 mm a bought form home depot. First I hade to mark the length of 40 mm:
The kit I have ordered by at http://www.gitarre-bestellen.de/. This kit is available as left-handed version with the following specs: