The Juggernaut

The Juggernaut is my main model, designed as an 8-string baritone guitar. It has been my "canvas" for many of my inlay ideas and I've been upgrading and perfecting it in the past 2 years. Recently the shape was changed as well It's construction progress is very solid now, it's mostly fitting in new, out-of-the-box, ideas (for example LED and 3D artwork) in it that still challenge me a lot. The Juggernaut is huge (standard scale has been 29.4" so far), versatile, ergonomic, well-balanced, as light as possible in weight and of very high quality in selected woods and hardware. 

 

Woods that I commonly use:

Body wood:

-Swamp ash

-Swietenia mahogany

-Black limba

-Thermo limba

-Walnut

 

Top wood:

-Figured maple

-Flamed maple

-Maple burl

-Buckeye burl

-Figured walnut

-Walnut burl

-Figured redwood

-Redwood burl

-Australian eucalyptus burl

and more...

 

Neck wood:

-Maple

-Flamed maple

-Wenge

-Purpleheart

-Walnut

-Padouk

 

Fretboard wood:

-Ebony

-Ziricote

-Flamed maple

-Birdseye maple

-Macassar ebony

-Bocote

-Wenge

and more...

 

The standard parts/hardware products I use:

 

-Lungren pickups, custom made to the angle the multiscale is in.

-Hipshot locking tuners, (slanted) hardtail bridge and knobs.

-Jescar fretwire.

-Luminlay sidedots.

-Dunlop flushmount straplocks.

-Graptech nut.

-Kalium (custom) stringset.

-MEC pots and electronics.

-Hiscox case.

 

 

 

 

 



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Jort Heijen

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