Tweed Top for gigging Buddy.......

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    Looks really cool:cool:
    but I suspect I'd rub my forearm raw by the end of the night:confused:
     
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    No way man , lacquered and it conforms to the top , nahhhhh . I like my stuff gigged and that wouldn’t work for me .
     
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    Swoon.

    I LOVE that.
     
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    Too cool
    How tight does the tweed need to be stretched onto the top?

    doyou start with a large piece, glue it down, and then use a router around the perimeter?
     
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    I use one of my body templates . Cut slight larger . I won’t give my edge secret away . Stay on there , no rough edge at all . Well , standard 50 Tele round over , some can’t deal with it .
     
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    That makes sense.
    I was overthinking it as usual.
    I was thinking stretched on a frame
    Layer on the glued body
    Then trimmed

    is that a different decal too?
     
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    On the Roasted bodies and necks I’ve been using a branding iron . Burn a Bolt on there . Thank you .
     
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    Very cool.
    What finish is the back and sides?
     
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    Reclaimed pine , no Tweed .
     
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    Love your work.
     
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    Niiiice. I assume you've got a tweed amp and a tweed case for it?

    Also: what are the "ring" marks on the upper bout about?
     
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    Almost .......... 662C9FDD-8EA4-4E0E-A292-0A41C2A9BE19.jpeg A99DB4E0-0F91-4FC3-81E4-5BB49A51920D.jpeg 1EDE4D84-95C0-4933-AD27-0310407BA7C1.jpeg 0054DCE6-D80F-4AAB-ABA2-9ECDF4512043.jpeg 0D0ED7B5-674D-490A-9006-67F046C507E6.jpeg F3F532E0-DF0D-4BD8-BAA1-E26423BA3FBA.jpeg 32532D7A-1578-495C-81FB-61EF1B14B0C9.jpeg
     
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    I’ll do final setup Later today , it’s in the Studio with Buzzzard this weekend .

     
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    Looks mighty fine. Perfectamundo!
     
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    I like the look a lot. However, I wouldn't want the texture. If it were a carbon-fiber wrap so it was thin and smooth, maybe.
     
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    No texture dude ..... it’s lacquer over and I would build a guitar that would jive for gigging . Carbon fiber is what the crazy from LA are into .......
     
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    Crazy? Maybe. However, I can clearly see "texture" or rough surface in the photo here.
     
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    Nahhhhh ...... not . Just saying . Your wrong man . It’s ok . Not for you ......totally get it .
     
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