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Elpee , Everybodies Doing it

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by adirondak5, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    I know how to build guitars....I just don't know how to sand them and enjoy it.....:)
     

  2. jkingma

    jkingma Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, me too.
     

  3. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

    I don't mind sanding but I hate spraying finish and the associated tasks.
     

  4. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    The inspiration will come back Brian , just a matter of time

    I don't know , I seem to remember Marty saying a mere 4 unfinished builds don't get you in the door at the unfinished club :p

    Always something on the bench Doug :lol: , not guitar work but I'm thinking something like this would make a pretty neat carve top

    Just finishing these today , trivets , hot plates , just engraving my signature and date

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    Sanding is transcendental :p

    See above :p:twisted:


    Won't be no outside spraying here for a while , thanks to winter storm so & so :eek:
     

  5. BluesBlooded

    BluesBlooded Friend of Leo's

    Those are really nice boards. Great job Herb!
     

  6. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

    This is the main reason why my LP is on the bench.

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  7. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    Thanks Andre



    Nice work Brian , I likes shiny
     

  8. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

    I do too, just don't like the finishing process.
     

  9. Manny012

    Manny012 Tele-Meister

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    Dec 8, 2015
    Sydney, Australia
    Great thread and beautiful work herb
     

  10. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    Thanks very much Manny :)
     

  11. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    So, like, Herb, are you inspired yet?
    And yeah, Brian, that's gorgeous. Doesn't great results like that make you like finishing just a little bit?
     

  12. CraigB

    CraigB Tele-Holic

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    Nov 6, 2009
    Central Coast of CA

    Right?
     

  13. GunsOfBrixton

    GunsOfBrixton Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 9, 2011
    Rochester, NY
    Herb, was just thinking about this thread the other day. (as I was pondering if I would ever have the inclination to build an LP. Not really sure if I would)
    Anyway, got plans to get back to this someday?
     
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  14. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    Wow , talk about a blast from the past Robert . I can't believe its been 5 years since I started this build :eek: Its still in pretty much the same state as when I left it (needing finish applied and assembly). I look at it and pick it up probably once a month . I would like to get it finished up , maybe come spring and some nice weather , we'll see how the spirits move me .
     
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  15. I_build_my_own

    I_build_my_own Friend of Leo's

    Mar 9, 2012
    New York
    We are WATCHING you!!! No more excuses Herb!!!:D
     

  16. nickhofen

    nickhofen Friend of Leo's

    From theirs page it seems that Bartlett no longer sells plans.
    Edit: I found them,from the cellphone the menu is hard to follow....
     
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  17. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    C’mon, Herb, we got a lot of new blood here on the forum needs showing how to do a world-class finish. Or just wait another year or so and it’ll be petrified wood and won’t need a finish. :lol::lol:
     
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  18. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    I've been wondering why I've had that feeling somebody was looking over my shoulder :D


    They are excellent drawings Nick , if you are thinking of building one they are very helpful .
     
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  19. adirondak5

    adirondak5 Wood Hoarder Extraordinaire

    Oct 24, 2009
    Long Island NY
    Now Rick , you know how the build really slows down once you get to the finish work , if it took 5 years to get here , what's the rest gonna take ? :D
    Wonder how petrified wood affects the tone ? Is there such a thing as petrified tone wood ? :twisted:
     

  20. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    I dunno Herb, but I bet if you post those questions over on Bad Dog, you could get a couple of good arguments going,:D:D
     
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