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Half A Build: a collaboration with the afterlife

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by GracefulBrick, Sep 23, 2017.

  1. GracefulBrick

    GracefulBrick Tele-Meister

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    Oct 7, 2012
    Suffolk UK
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    Hey, guess who is half-building a guitar?
    Nearly finished neck made by barbrainy, which I am finishing with the help of Reckless Rat, whose actual name is Gloria. The neck was originally intended for the Space Guitar but that's changed and I'll tell you why later. After I've slept. Body being made from scratch by me (again with Gloria's expert tuition) using wood Andy bought to use one day in a guitar build. A mix of Sepele and Tasmanian Myrtle.

    More soon. See also: HELLO THERE.
     

  2. Barncaster

    Barncaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Hi Sara! Good to see er... read you!
     
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  3. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    You could call it Arfer.... (Arthur)

    cheers GB, hope you're doing OK....:)
     
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  4. Barncaster

    Barncaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Thanks Trev, now I've got Dudley Moore and that Christopher Cross song stuck in my head.......
     
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  5. Davecam48

    Davecam48 Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

    Age:
    69
    Dec 31, 2009
    Queensland Australia
    Good luck with the build you two..........good to see some Australian content as well. :)

    DC
     
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  6. Crafty Fox

    Crafty Fox Tele-Holic

    962
    Nov 25, 2011
    Perth Australia
    Yes, a Brainy International Guitar, The BIG? Bring it on.........

    BTW, do we now address your collaborator as 'Gloria Rattus'? o_O
     
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  7. Barncaster

    Barncaster Poster Extraordinaire

    I prefer Reckless Gloria. And yet another quality band name brought to you by the creative minions at TDPRI.
     

  8. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Welcome back and YAY!
     
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  9. 2blue2

    2blue2 Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 20, 2013
    Island of Oahu
    A new Brainy Build?

    See! You can't just build one! (one half or whatever)
    Yea! Post Pictures....
     
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  10. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    Could be worse. Could be




    We always knew our Rat-boy was a bit special, didn't we?
     
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  11. LeftFinger

    LeftFinger Tele-Holic

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    Aug 16, 2015
    Saskatchewan

  12. Barncaster

    Barncaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Ear wormed again.......
     
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  13. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Hah! I didn't click.
     

  14. GracefulBrick

    GracefulBrick Tele-Meister

    108
    Oct 7, 2012
    Suffolk UK
    You are going to be pleasantly appalled at how I approach this whole guitar building thing. There were many times when Gloria said something like "well.... NORMAL people would have done this" and I then reminded him loudly that I am an artist. Really good fun so far.

    So it started off as an almost-finished brainy neck and a single piece of swamp ash that I painted over a year ago when I was full of sads. Gloria had a look around my little studio, and the wood etc, and all the bits & bobs I collected from Brainy's garage workshop after he died. Together we decided it would be better for me to finish the neck myself (with guidance obviously) and to build a new body. I have several pieces of walnut, myrtle, and like a BILLION fret boards... all pieces that were purchased specifically to build a guitar. So I'll do that. ‍♀️

    Hmm. I just went to start sharing the photos but it looks like I can only add them as attachments at the end? I haven't had my coffee yet this morning. I'd like to explain in AGONISING DETAIL what I'm doing just because that seems to be the Done Thing over here and also it sort of feels like I'm teasing and making fun of brainy by doing it and that appeals to me. So I'll have a coffee and see what this photo biz is all about

    Actually it's probably the same.
    I HAVENT HAD ANY COFFEE YET WHY ARE YOU YELLING AT ME
     

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  15. GracefulBrick

    GracefulBrick Tele-Meister

    108
    Oct 7, 2012
    Suffolk UK
    I'll describe that photo later but I'd just like to say it involves me being better than Gloria at fretwork. SASSY.
     

  16. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Just remember you gotta sand that decal off and replace it a couple times.
     
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  17. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    PS you can upload up to 5 pics per post and plug them in whereever (is that enough e's?) you want in the post just by plopping your cursor in that spot:

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    I got really confused trying to make this post...
     
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  18. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    57
    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    This is a very refreshing thread, I feel most at home!
    Nice to hear from you GB...
     
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  19. Midnighttoil

    Midnighttoil Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

    107
    Mar 12, 2009
    Austin, Texas
    I'm really an outsider, so please don't hurt me when I suggest this thread reads like one of my friend's (from the seventies) acid flashbacks!
     
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