Unfinished Guitar Body Styles Available
We can make either
Ibanez Square Heel
bodies to fit Ibanez RG and Ibanez JEM parts. Ibanez hardware from MIJ Ibanez
guitars should fit. The routing works for an Ibanez Edge, Ibanez Edge Low Pro, Ibanez Edge Pro and maybe others. One
of the three is recommended. The standard AANJ neck pocket is 56mm and fits snugly. This is the size used up to,
but not including, the newer Ibanez Team J. Craft necks. We can do a mod to widen to 58mm or build it to the 58mm spec when
We use a CNC machine with programs that are pretty close to the original. We made the pockets for the back cover
plates slightly bigger than the original, so the plastic pieces fit better, even with some paint build-up. They still
fit fine for a natural finish guitar. We can sell some aftermarket plates if you need them.
There are some pictures of projects various customers finished
Swamp Ash. These are usually a one-piece construction.
Swamp Ash and Purple Heart Stripes (we can make other types of striped bodies).
Mahogany. These are usually a one-piece construction. The figuring varies.
This is a cool top. We don't stock lot of tops, but if you pick out out and send it, we
can make it into a cool JEM or RG Style body. Here are some specs for buying a
This is another cool
This one shows the "big" sustainer route. Then route fits an Ibanez
or Ibanez Edge ZR.
Here is a SQ heel pocket with rear routing. The SQ heel route we use is set up to be used without pickup rings. The end of the neck sits flush with the pocket of the neck pickup.
Here is a video of the install of the neck:
Old School Neck Joint Install
This one is primed, but it shows a Square Heel body, with a front route, like an
. This one ended up going into a DY project I
Here is a front route in an AANJ.