May 2021 Guitar of the Month Submissions


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We are now announcing the May, 2021 Guitar of the Month contest!  May's contest will be "Warmoth/professionally finished" and requires at least a Warmoth neck or body to qualify.

Please read the GOM rules, which have been refined, with some slight changes, and are posted in a sticky in this forum area.

Submissions must be sent to, and contain two images no greater than 1024x768, along with your description and details of the instrument.  Send your submission in plain text email.  Your photos must be attachments to the email.  Your UnOfficialWarmoth Forum user name must be included in the body of the email.

In turn, your images will added to this message, which is May's submission thread.

Submissions will be accepted until exactly 7 days from the date and time of this post, so get your cameras clicking!

As usual, discussion about the submissions can take place below.

Please do not post additional photos in any replies to this thread.  Links to other UW threads or external sites are fine.

Please try to stick to the entry requirements:
Two 1024x768 pixel images maximum as attachments please, not embedded in the email or linked to external sites.

An image for the purposes of this contest is a single photograph, not a multiple image/collage.

Include your UnOfficialWarmoth Forum user name.

Warmoth or other professionally finished instruments only this month.

Sorry, but entries that do not meet these requirements may not be included in the contest. If you're having technical difficulties, get in touch!  (But only about contest entries please!)

Good luck, and may the best guitar/bass win!

Guitar #1 Unwound G

Chambered carved top Velocity body
Wood - Maple on Swamp Ash
Paint - Gloss Cherry Burst
Binding - Ivoroid

Warhead Roasted Flame Maple (unfinished except headstock)
Frets - Stainless steel 6150
Hardware and pickups
Gotoh 510 locking tuners
Gotoh 510 tremolo
Neck pickup - S. Duncan JB Jr
Middle pickup - S. Duncan Classic Stack plus
Bridge pickup - TV Jones Power'tron plus



Guitar #2 docteurseb

- Burl maple top with swamp ash back Soloist body.
- I dug up the cavities that Warmoth had filled and stained the top with TransTint Black dye in a burst/glow pattern.
- Made the ash backplate trying to roughly match the grain.
- Pickups are DiMarzio Area 67/58/61
- Control knobs are ebony made by THG Knobs with green Luminlay dot markers.
- Dog-hair satin finish was professionally done by Pat Wilkins Guitars.

- Warhead roasted maple with ziricote fingerboard and headstock veneer.
- Stainless steel frets, and rolled fingerboard edges.
- Locking Gotoh tuners.
- I drilled/installed Luminlay side dots to match the markers



Guitar #3 Frankie Chestnuts

'65 12 String Electric

Warmoth Alder, Split Jazzmaster
Gotoh 12 String Hardtail Bridge
Warmoth finished in Candy Blue

Warmoth '65 12 String Maple Neck

Pau Ferro Fretboard with White Binding and 6150 Frets
'59 Roundback Profile
10-16" Compound Radius
White Pearloid Block Inlays
White Corian Nut (Rickenbacker style, Drones below)
Matching Candy Blue Headstock

GFS Minitron Liverpool (Mini-Humbucker sized) Pickups
Gotoh Vintage Tuners
4-Way Switching (Neck/Series/Parallel/Bridge), Similar to a 60's Fender Electric XII
Duesenberg Knobs and Selector Switch.