My "Anniversary" Soloist Build


Hi all,

First time poster and second Warmoth build (first was just a neck). A little background info if you don't mind. This is a 10 year anniversary present to me my wife and I built. We were married at the beach in San Diego so this is meant to represent the sea and sand. The satin hardware is for the 10 year "tin" representation. I think it turned out amazing and plays as good as it looks. Everything out of the box was perfect and ready to go. Specs as follows, thanks all!!

Soloist, Korina back and quilt maple cap in turquoise green.
Contoured heel
.720 mod
Dimarzio Evo2/Dark Matter/Evo Neck Pickups
5 way switch, 1 vol, 1 tone, coil split
Wilkinson/Gotoh VS100 Bridge
Vintage/Modern roasted flame maple neck and fretboard
Abalone dot inlays
Compound radius standard thin back
Warhead reverse headstock
Med jumbo stainless steel frets
Hipshot open gear locking tuners with barrel adjusters
TUSQ nut
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Hey now you two can spank the plank together! Nice guitar!
That's an amazing guitar and very well done.

Did you mean Korina instead of Koa body?
Happy anniversary! I don't know which is better, the guitar itself or what it represents and commemorates. Fantastic, thanks for sharing it here.
This is an amazing build, I’ve been planning something in my mind very similar for several years now. I also had the same inspiration, turquoise of the water and roasted maple of the beach sand, Abalone inlays of the sea as well. Looks awesome, maybe this needs to be my kick in the butt to do it!