Show me your inlays!

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  1. Grosso

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    very nice!
     
  3. Freeman Keller

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    I do very subtle things. My initial go in the head of almost everything I make

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    This is the pickguard of a little 335 clone. The symbol is the logo of the owner's band ("Raining Sunshine"). Its a lefty....

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    another 335, this one is owned by Jac and he plays jazz....

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    I built a little parlor guitar for my daughter. Her spirit animal is the blue darner dragonfly.

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    The guitar itself is kind of blingie, but its a girl's guitar after all

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    I built some guitars out of hundred year old barn wood. There is a great horned owl that lives in the barn so I paid tribute

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    did a mandolin once upon a time. Pretty traditional with my initial

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    Otherwise nothing really fancy
     
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    Freeman wins. Thread over.
     
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    My classical build
     

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    Forgot the most complicated one:
     

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    A few of mine.

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    Welcome aboard Grosso,
    I wish something I've done was good enough to go in this threads company. Someday!
    Hey I can't tell what your inlay picture is going to be.
     
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    some Harry Potter bling ..Hermione's wand and necklace, for one of my schoolgirl guitarists........

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    Yeah, but how'd he get the girl to hold still for the scapula inlay?
     
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    Japanese maple leaves along with my last name initial on the headstock and fretboard of this korina/maple LP DC variant
     
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    sure.
     
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    Nice work everyone! I’d share but my stuff is trash :)
     
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    Everyday I am pleased and impressed with the craftsmanship of the members here. Wow!
     
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    That's no reason not to share, I'll prove it.

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    All looks like hard work and lots of talent to do this stuff. Outa my League!! :(
     
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    Wow, some pretty amazing and imaginative work you all do! Beautiful stuff

    Nothing too fancy here on this fretboard, just markers all the same shape. The multi-plys of binding was actually a lot harder

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    My first headstock inlay.

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    I've done this one on a few guitars. I usually do it out of white MOP and black epoxy, but I've also done it with antique piano ivory and epoxy.

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    Inlay, same as / matching binding material. Just using binding scraps. Note the heavy metal Umlaut!!! :D

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