COMPLETED - Guitarbuilder's 2014 Monterey II Guitar

Discussion in '2014 TDPRI Tele Build Challenge' started by guitarbuilder, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. guitarbuilder

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    Connect the ends of the straight lines. I also copied the radius from the bottom to the top too.
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    drew a line across the 16 fret
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    Drew a centerline down the neck toward the nut. I drew two lines up from the nut 13/16" tall. Then I drew a line to connect those two lines so it looks like a staple.
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    Next I wanted to draw lines where a fretboard would be if I decided to use one. The lines in red are .25" up from the flat fretboard plane.
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    I need a transition from the 16th fret to the centerline.
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    And a transition from the 16th fret to the fretboard on the side....I just arbitrarily drew these to fret 15.
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    I draw an arc from the nut/side edge to the centerline at the apex of the arc back down to the nut at the other side of the fretboard plane. I put a couple points there to show where the curve of the shaft will be at the fretboard glue line.
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    This is cool to watch. :popcorn smiley:
     
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    I drew an arc back at the 15 fret the same way
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    I adjusted the lines from the two arcs along what would be the fretboard taper.
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    It seems one drawing is missing...anyway I got rid of the rectangular lines and construction points and cleaned up the wireframe.
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    Now the hard part...the peghead....to be continued.
     
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    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

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    Hey Marty, can your CAM software import STL files from other 3D CAD packages? I use solid works. Looking great btw!
     
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    Thanks Brian.... I'm self taught....Yes, Rhino can do that. I save the files as an stl for meshcam too.
     
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    Very interesting stuff!
     
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    Wow. Very cool stuff..
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Nice work Marty , thats what I need to start learning , after the Challenge guess I have to start looking for 3D Cad/Cam programs .
     
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    To surface the wire frame in Rhino, in this case I click on the two arcs and 2 straight lines after clicking on curve network. The surface is highlighted in yellow.
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    Same thing for the transition. Curve Network- click on the 3 arcs. Hit enter.
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