Rosewood "Harrison" build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Marc Rutters, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. Marc Rutters

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    Thank you so very much!
     
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    Thank you sir that is truly a compliment form a fine mechanic.
     
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    Is the honeymoon over with your rigs? ;-)
     
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    I'm sure there are some who insist thoroughly de-greased bone is a must I disagree, think about it company's make synthetic materials with lube it it so the strings won't bind, they have solved a problem cows and camels have known for ages. I take alot of time to select a bone from Petsmart and you should see the looks from the normal animal freaks that hang out there when I tap-tone the bone....this does sound strange but oh well. I get the thickest most solid looking one I can find then let my dog prep it for a couple days then set it on the shelf for a couple months that's it nothing better than simplicity.

    I get the unbleached nicely amber looking ones the animal fat is a wonderful lube. It is less greasy than you would think and white glue does the trick fine to hold it in. I did try Mammoth ivory, Corian and bleached to death bone all sticky so back to the raw bone.
     
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    +1

     
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    Under 8 lbs. All of my Japanese Rosewoods are more than 9 lbs. They must not have the same chamber routing as yours.
     
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    I would say you hit the nail on the head. If your going to chamber it why not chamber the whole thing. I would not complain about the weight on a reissue those are some fine guitars you have there.
     
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    I have enjoyed following this thread. Thank you very much!
     
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    Awesome build! Sadly, seeing it completed is like finishing a good book. Time to check out some more builds I suppose.
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^
    What Collette said. I feel like a member of the "droolers" club following the builds of highly skilled workers on this Forum, and I like it!
     
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    Glad to have been able to share thanks!
     
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    You know I feel the same way about it coming to a close but time to move on to other builds. I have some interesting ones coming up so if I feel it wont be redundant to the forum I'll defiantly share ;-)

    Thank you gentlemen!
     
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    Great, I think with a seconder this Tele can now be officially nominated to be in the vote for Build Of The Year. ;)
     
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    Easily the coolest thread I've ever seen, on any forum!
     
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    Great job, Marc!! This even makes me feel more excited about my future Rutters Tele!! Can't wait!!!
     
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    You both are way too kind but thanks!
     
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    Heya Pete! Thanks man, good to see you on the forum!
     
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    Marc - what do you mean by "white glue does the trick fine to hold it in"? How do you use the white glue? My apologies if that was already stated. I went back and could not find that.
     
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    This Guitar is a Beauty. Your Methods are Inspiring too. Just Wow.
     
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    By "white glue" I think he means Elmer's. The stuff you used to glue macaroni to construction paper in grade school.

    Thats what I use anyway. You just want something to hold the nut snug, so it can be replaced easily if a new one is ever needed.
     
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