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Before you start filing on the nut, use a capo on the first fret to rule out the nut slots as a cause
Yep that’s douglas fir. If it looks like fir, smells like fir, is heavy like fir, drools/saps like fir, it gotta be fir :). I did some weight relief.
I am not ready for pink yet. Wanted to make the body a bit more dark red to camouflage some imperfections. This dark red dye is not making the...
It is a beautiful lobster!!!
Now I see the samu.... wait is that a lobster?????? Really Nick???:D
Moved 3 times over the ocean. Key is to itemize and value every item and insure. It is way more work upfront, but once you arrive and one box plus...
And here we go, multi scale in progress 25.5 on the E and 24.5 on the e. For this oak proof of concept i used a 0.7 mm for the fret slots as they...
well diagonal almost fixed the issue.... almost[ATTACH]
[ATTACH]That moment when you realize your baby CNC is too small... looks like someone will be cutting the first slot and the 0/nut by hand..
I still prefer microwaving the wood :D
Love these acoustic builds. Rich you get a medal for the most orderly application and spacing of clamps - even that looks so clean!
All clamping comes to an end.
I cheated, there is a screw in the pickup cavity :)
Someone please say the obvious :D
Yeah but this is the time you sand back, on a true Brainy memorial guitar. I love the lobster orange!!!
Ohh I see it now coming.. special Luthier post-its will soon be sold somewhere at 5 x the prices. :D
Stop making it look so easy!!!!:)
I can make u a template from free wood and put $75 worth of stamps on it send it over - just add in another small amount for import duties :D:D:D:D
0.5 mm at the last pass
About Herb: He says “hi”. He is fine and kicking, a bit distracted by life and will soon be back on the forum.
Router sled and shallow passes so that nothing gets ripped out of the maple’s flames
If you have not done this “routing with the ball bearing bit along a template” then i wouldn’t try that out first with walnut. I’d rather go to...
This water based stuff seem pretty easy to sand as compared to oil based ones. In the past i used some oilbased home-depot grain filler that was...
11 months later, after quite some distractions... one round of SM ebony grain filling. Never tried this water based stuff. John Nicolas borrowed...