Luthier Trevor Woodland builds custom guitar based on dystopian science fiction Book JoinWith.Me
The "Vigilant Guitars" Telecaster-style guitar incorporates the design features of Mike Meier's book JoinWith.Me, namely the symbolic "Creature" on the Cover and the decorative electronic circuit.
By: JoinWith.Me by Mike Meier
It turns out the author Mike Meier is also an avid guitar player. So Trevor Woodland designed and built a guitar that reflects the book's design. The most distinctive feature is the "glow-in-the-
Trevor adds that "To charge the epoxy, natural light works but a small UV pen also charges it quite fast." The guitar includes the symbol of the story's antagonist, the "Creature" from the cover of the book, on the 12th fret. The Creature also appears on the custom-made neck plate on the back.
How did the guitar turn out? Notes Trevor, "There were quite a few variables to work out but I think it all came together quite well. For example, the pick-ups are the 'hot' Fralin Blues pickups, which sound best with 500k pods. Thus, I had to rebuild the control plate so that the pick-ups sound their best."
The Book JoinWith.Me is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/