Ok here is a design that I've been working on and wanted to turn to reality. Specs are below: 8 strings : E-A-D-G-C-F-Bb-Eb - Fanned fretboard= 30" bass side 26" treble side - 9 pc. Bolt-on neck -3 strips Bubinga/ 2 stringers Wenge/ 4 spacers Maple - Bookmatched, carved Spalted Maple over Chambered Wenge back - Sperzel locking tuners = open gear guitar tuners, D tuner for low E string - Black hardware - Gibson style, floating bridge custom made - Custom wound neo pickup(s) with cover(s) to match top - Audere preamp ( possibly separate high and low string run to 2 output jacks) - Midi/piezo installed, RMC - 26 fret Scalloped fretboard cocobolo heartwood - Tusq or wood nut So far that's what I have now but more to come, this project is a work in progress since there is alot going on and not much is concrete but what is I'll post pictures shortly. What do ya'll think? And the builder is Ray Simonetti so you guys know.