What's on your workbench?

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  1. Walterson

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    Show us your actual projects!


    Here is my current build, a 7 String, fanned fret, ergonomic guitar:

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    The first one with homemade Pickups, I hope this works out....

    So, what's on your Workbench?
     
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    Hello mate,

    I have to say, im surprised after seeing your first build and now this... some drastic changes going on!! but strangely, i like it!!love that fretboard!!
     
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    Holy shit, strange contrast between medieval weapon and modern top secret aircraft. Very awesome.
     
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    Very Toone-esque!

    No guitar work going on here... Just a big ass elm table, a hallway cabinet and up until last week, a kitchen interior which is now off to the spray painter.

    Back home, just practising carving.
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    I'm not going to sully this tidy thread with my mess, but a bunch of different parts for different jigs I'm building. The main project is turning a small bench into a hydrid router planing/circular saw cutting, rail guided monstrosity.

    Great thread idea Walterson :)
     
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    Nothing really... in the process of getting a little corner set up in my basement!

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    Today is a big one....

    Cut and slot 40 Indian Rosewood fretboards, for a school project where the kids get to build musical instruments.

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    Measure all details of this guitar, fresh new photos, and video for the 10th Anniversary Shark Series being announced this weekend.

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    Chuck a finish on this one

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    and continue this one

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    Service these prior to leaving for an Australian tour.

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    Package up some merchandise to send off...

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    ... which is made by this guy :p

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    oh, and right now Im taking a break on the computer...

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    ...replying to fifteen emails from this guy...

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    ... and giving the final go ahead on a song this guy wrote for me for the Shark Series announcement...

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    ... who also is dropping this off today for a change back to the original pickups...

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    No rest for the wicked, they say :p
     
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    ^ Dang, you busy!

    I'm working on a fanned 8..
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    Milling some slabs for a 7...
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    Some other junk...
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    Couple necks for said 7 and 8...
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    And I'm wrapping up a 7 for which I have chronicled nothing. It's my third build- the Mark Two.
     
  10. DaddleCecapitation

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    Best guitar shapes in my opinion:

    -Superstrats
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    -This!
     
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    On my workbench right now is tons of papers and books, and nothing else...
    I want to go back and work! Your pics just make me so jalous...
     
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    Thanks! That first build was my 10th... ;) maybe you overlooked those:

    http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/st...-string-multiscale-many-pics.html#post3297251

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    Thanks!

    Thats right. They are inspired by Rick...

    Man you are busy.... thanks for joining! I would love to see more of your work. Your build threads on the "Ultimate Guitar" Forum teached me a lot! :bowdown:
     
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    Thanks! I dont post very often on forums any more. I just get inundated with emails asking for help. And if you dont respond within a day, people get upset that you aren't helping them. :wallbash:

    I used to do up to 45 repairs a week, and I just couldnt keep up with repairs, building, and forums. Something had to go. Repair work has pretty much gone too... but I replaced that with the guitar making courses. I need another 5 hours a day.
     
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    well first off, i don't have a workbench :D but if i did, there'd be tools... but no wood to dull them on. sadly.

    wish i had the money to start my next planned builds: two 7 string tallman-esque geetaars, but the specs are just too darn expensive to start on. nothing extreme but swamp ash isn't cheap nor are the pickups and hardware i'm planning to use.

    and my time in the army is coming soon so that'll keep me away from any woodwork until atleast january -2014 :( :/
     
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    I could show you pictures of my garage full of junk with one depressing corner where my tools cower in fear, but eh...
     
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    Also, did you veneer the back of this headstock? I know you usually do, but that covers where the laminate layers continue through the headstock.
     
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    I know what you mean.... to keep the business going is more important and one has to eat and sleep sometimes.

    Is there a gallery of your recent builds somewhere that I might have overlooked?


    Nope, I didn't in this case. The neck laminates lined up perfectly (watch closely, maybe you'll see the glueline....) it would have broken my heart to cover that scarf joint under a stupid veneer.... :D
     
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    Every time i'd update the website, I'd get more sales. So, I stopped :p

    Then facebook came along. I chuck stuff up there from time to time. Not too many finished guitars for some reason. Always on the 'to do' list.

    https://www.facebook.com/ormsbyguitars
     
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    I can't! That's why I asked. Good work man!
     
  20. axxessdenied

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    Went at it some more yesterday and secured my walls for the shelving better and built another bench!
    Now to organize (and figure out how I'm going to do that :lol:)

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    I've got a Dewalt planar as well I plan on building a stand for it on casters. Fun stuff :D Finally putting some of these tools I inherited to good use :D
     

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