Building a Custom Guitar || Mail with Mike

21 aug 2018
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In this episode of Mail with Mike, I learn to build my own custom guitar.
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  • 8:28 what is the name?

    Mohammad OsmanMohammad OsmanPirms 2 dienām
  • "I have no idea what im doing" Every student ever

    Carlo AaronCarlo AaronPirms 4 dienām
  • You didn’t build a guitar. Warmoth did. And it took you half a day to put it together. Cool guitar though poser

    CodyalamodeCodyalamodePirms 9 dienām
  • Sultans Of Swing Eh? Nice Job!!

    Finn MacdonaldFinn MacdonaldPirms 12 dienām
  • 8:25 Back In Black!

    Colin BrownColin BrownPirms 13 dienām
  • The details of the guitar sounded like my sister ‘s “Santa” list

    Ivan FuentesIvan FuentesPirms 20 dienām
  • H2 BSJ

    Dkan Da manDkan Da manPirms 22 dienām
  • You. Did. Not. Build. The. Guitar.

    Nithin RajNithin RajPirms 23 dienām
  • That's not a strat headstock.

    Nithin RajNithin RajPirms 23 dienām
  • Pretty sure that's not nitro finish. Still an awesome guitar.

    DrHeudDrHeudPirms 26 dienām
  • I placed an order for a Velocity body and tele neck as well. Did you have any issues with the neck fitting? Someone mentioned that the neck may not match up to a strat pocket.

    Matthew ShortMatthew ShortPirms Mēneša
  • what is the name of the song at the end?????I ve been searching for weeks

    • Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 27 dienām
  • id like to see you build one of those traditional guitars

    Joseph JoestarJoseph JoestarPirms Mēneša
  • OMG Mike where did you learn that?!?!? mike : 9:22

    Tim de LeeuwTim de LeeuwPirms Mēneša
  • what song is that at the end

    Mr. BOBMr. BOBPirms Mēneša
    • Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 27 dienām
  • bass

    L SL SPirms Mēneša
  • Mike definitely knows all the chords, am I right?

    Abdulah SmajlovicAbdulah SmajlovicPirms Mēneša
  • telecaster headstock sucks

    TheStrayTuberTheStrayTuberPirms Mēneša
    • Thanks

      TheStrayTuberTheStrayTuberPirms Mēneša
    • @TheStrayTuber thanks man!

      Omega Red DrumsOmega Red DrumsPirms Mēneša
    • @Omega Red Drums just checked out your channel nice covers

      TheStrayTuberTheStrayTuberPirms Mēneša
    • @Omega Red Drums I wasn't planning on

      TheStrayTuberTheStrayTuberPirms Mēneša
    • Then don’t get one

      Omega Red DrumsOmega Red DrumsPirms Mēneša
  • How come now one recognized hes playing hamburgers in a strat and not single xoils

    Emma HanesEmma HanesPirms Mēneša
    • You what? Im gonna assume you mean humbuckers and not hamburgers, but even at that, they ARE single coils.

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 27 dienām
  • 0:54 is when your mum gives you your list of chores.

    FaZe RandomFaZe RandomPirms Mēneša
  • Should’ve got a gordon Smith

    The hardtail ManiacThe hardtail ManiacPirms Mēneša
  • You should learn to tune a guitar with your hearing

    TxvxnTxvxnPirms Mēneša
    • @Txvxn that's what i mean, that's perfect pitch. A normal person cannot 'remember' what an exact note sounds like without a reference.

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms Mēneša
    • @Jamie Nelson he could learn to memorize how each key sounds and thus use that to tune an untuned guitar and then check how in tune he got it at the end

      TxvxnTxvxnPirms Mēneša
    • You can't tune a guitar by ear completely without having perfect pitch, which is a skill you can't learn after about 8 years old. You can tune by ear if one or more strings is in tune, or you have a reference note, like a piano or another guitar that is in tune.

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms Mēneša
  • That is a cool car in your garage

    evan petersenevan petersenPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Dude said "gimme that dining room table guitar"

    Brayden J. ClarkeBrayden J. ClarkePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • My guy playing sultans of swing hell yeah

    Isaac BuellIsaac BuellPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Amazing! Sounds great! Young guitarist here:D

    DogeinatorDogeinatorPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • You should hafe more subrscibers!! love the video (i play on guitar)

    Sólrún Alda ÞorbergsdóttirSólrún Alda ÞorbergsdóttirPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Playing sultans of swing using fingerstyle, a man of culture i see.

    SyfeySyfeyPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Mb could might as well be mr beast

    Pls Don’tPls Don’tPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Sick, that is one of the best looking guitars that I have seen. And nice Hercules wall mount if that is what that is.

    Joe MasisonJoe MasisonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • dire straits at the end I'm loving it

    Michael MairnosMichael MairnosPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Sultans of swings🙌

    hippolyte girodhippolyte girodPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Hummbuckers for life!

    Akiva BenayahuAkiva BenayahuPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • As 'some guy in a factory', I'm offended.

    rabid raccoonrabid raccoonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Did no one serieusly notice that old camaro or pontiac type thing in the background?!

    HacklinHacklinPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • kiesel

    OctiCodeOctiCodePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Do it do the repairing a phone🥺🙏🙏

    Scorpion 9890Scorpion 9890Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • for some reason the way he does vibrato makes me irrationally angry

    wulfrvmwulfrvmPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Holy crap dude you are so good at guitar!

    Lilapache HelicopterLilapache HelicopterPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • If my significant other was this specific with a wedding gift I would just tell them to buy it and send me the bill

    CopperKid_CDN 2004CopperKid_CDN 2004Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • 25 frets eh?

    Skruttlund von MögelSkruttlund von MögelPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Why would you need 25 frets??

    Owen FOwen FPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • Mostly people who shred and do crazy fast sweep picking licks like to have extra frets so they don't have to move strings in the middle of a sweep

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Give ,e the diagram the somponets and 15 minutes and your guitar is wired

    Xavier NSXavier NSPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Great song choice

    CreamzLieCreamzLiePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • So youre a Singel pickup dude. I have a schecter omen 6 diamond series and its a metall machine

    Emil BlomEmil BlomPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • 1:26 25 frets wtff

    Bobbi wiwiBobbi wiwiPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Let’s just admire the dedication of this man

    Joe GlynnJoe GlynnPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I want a car i am in Moldova

    Surlaru MaximSurlaru MaximPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Beautiful guitar but I always love the Les Paul design

  • New challenge make a guitar (from scratch) like a Lutheir

    elijah Stroebelelijah StroebelPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Mike I am great fan of yours and I will love if you try something like Cosmo anki vector ....

    Craft it!Craft it!Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • As soon as he started playing Dire Straits music he got a sub from me

    TheDarkSide11891TheDarkSide11891Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • before you got the expensive parts dont you think it would be wise to make a cheaper one first so you dont wreck the expensive parts?

    BlueBlazeBlueBlazePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • lutrea

    Helio PinheiroHelio PinheiroPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The moment he said strat I knew sultans of swing was going to be played. Most famous strat song in my opinion

    Callum JamesCallum JamesPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • That wiring job reminded me of what it looked like behind my old stereo system back in the day. A giant multi colored bird's nest built by a drunken bird. Personally , I would probably put a heavier gauge strings (10's) on her to fatten that tone up a little. Otherwise , it's a beautiful guitar.

    Faded Blue JeansFaded Blue JeansPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I love the Sultans of Swing outro. The whole video was amazing, I've watched it like 20 times ❤️

  • 9:20 song?

    MaxMaxPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • @Jamie Nelson thanks

      MaxMaxPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • 3:18 is he gonna build s car ?

    Lucas SabatéLucas SabatéPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Can you give it to me I need a guitare in lebanon is 1500 $

    The Andrew GuyThe Andrew GuyPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • i want my dad back

    Kobi RogersonKobi RogersonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Can someone tell me why this guy from Scotland talks like he lives in LA

    Lennon DayLennon DayPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • Because Scotland isnt all one accent.

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • it would have been so much better if he nailed Sultans of Swing. but he didnt

    Bailey SmithBailey SmithPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I'm sorry but what about the R888 Toyo tyres and a car project in the background Mike? :))

    Péter LegyesiPéter LegyesiPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Lucas Brar

    Owen CooperOwen CooperPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Beautiful guitar, but man, use a pick and spare us all

    Grey BestGrey BestPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Nice. Sultan of Swing

    Erick VillegasErick VillegasPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • and sadly now I want those exact dimensions

    ArchieArchiePirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I want the next episode to be: learning to play through the fire and flames

    Tech SupportTech SupportPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • What my desk at home look like in virtual learning.... 3:33

    fart night free trey way bobby shmurderfart night free trey way bobby shmurderPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • No one care he’s flipen us off 2:48

    GibbsinGibbsinPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Warmoth doesn't do nitro finishes though.

    valeblizvaleblizPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I'm 14 and I can play as good as mike

    Joshua Bonser-PriceJoshua Bonser-PricePirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Why

    mr veggie burgermr veggie burgerPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • What song is that

    aTuckingFypoaTuckingFypoPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • this is epic

    IceWizzIceWizzPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • You know theres somthing called FENDER coustom shop

    Logan081GDLogan081GDPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • Fender didn't have the options he wanted

      SamSamPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Ugh please clean of the fingerprints it triggers me

    Tech DanielTech DanielPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Super slinky, a man after my own heart

    therealdogma421therealdogma421Pirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Kiezel already does that

    moi mêmemoi mêmePirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • When he changes his channel name

  • It’s no 🅱️ASS but it is still the most beautiful guitar I have ever seen

    Tech SupportTech SupportPirms 5 Mēnešiem

    Night WingNight WingPirms 5 Mēnešiem

    lemon larrylemon larryPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Yeah but can you play smoke on the water

    andrew williamsandrew williamsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Make a guitar from scratch

    Alex BatmanAlex BatmanPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I love this video. I personally built my own guitar exactly as I want using a Wilkinson trem and Warmoth body and really love it. I hope you have a ton of fun with that guitar!

    TheGloriousPotatoTheGloriousPotatoPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • What’s that song

    RYEADORYEADOPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • Sultans of swing

      MalliamaniMalliamaniPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Nice choices in the bit you played

    Spencer JessenSpencer JessenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Next video “building my own house”

    Jwls0709Jwls0709Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • definite top 10 most cursed guitars those pickups are just fucking hideous

    GETCHA_PULL665GETCHA_PULL665Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • @Sam yea

      MalliamaniMalliamaniPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • @Malliamani *in your opinion

      SamSamPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • The body is crap the pickups look fine Also that tele headstock looks like shit with the body And that finish on the body looks ugly

      MalliamaniMalliamaniPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 9:13 What song? please!

    Joshua krauskopfJoshua krauskopfPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • @Deniz thanks bro u saved me!

      Joshua krauskopfJoshua krauskopfPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • Sultans Of Swing-Dire Straits

      DenizDenizPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 1:20 "make sure it has 25 frets" 2:18

    Emil NikolaisenEmil NikolaisenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Such a great guitar! Its got this rich and luscious sound

    Thomas RinemanThomas RinemanPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 1:04

    Wanda MehtaWanda MehtaPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • What type of body is that I need it plz

    Mateo Duarte ParedesMateo Duarte ParedesPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Aaaand what was the final cost??

    Alvaro ElvAlvaro ElvPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Build a rocket

    NikodemskiNikodemskiPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I use those exact strings

    Franco SchefferFranco SchefferPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Whats the song he played at the end?

    IAmZackeIAmZackePirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits

      Jamie NelsonJamie NelsonPirms 5 Mēnešiem