What's on your workbench?

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by Walterson, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. electriceye

    electriceye SS.org Regular

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    So, my wallet would like to "thank" KnightBolaire for turning me on to Larose Guitars (*whispers* I hate you). I actually spoke to Todd last week about some oversized black limba bodies. *Such* a nice guy. His prices are insane. Anyway, long story short, this blank is on its way to me this week to (some day) be turned into something similar to the second pic (credit: Marison Huertas). It will be a V with natural limba back and multi-layer-bound, figured top and black limba neck. I think it will probably be the last V I build unless I get to the point I can actually start selling guitars. It will be my fourth. I have no room for them. :D

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  2. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire despair ahead

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    oh, yeah definitely don't look at kimballhardwood's stuff on Instagram/ebay then. He's got ridiculous stuff like LaRose. :D
     
  3. jwade

    jwade Doooooooooom

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    Oh dang. Please don’t use that for a V. Use way more of that real estate!
     
  4. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire despair ahead

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    I'm not using it for a V, that's the template that LaRose drew on it. It's big enough for an explorer though :D
     
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    Exactly my thought. Stoked for it (eventually)!
     
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  6. electriceye

    electriceye SS.org Regular

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    STOP IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. ElRay

    ElRay Mostly Harmless

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    I can help. I’ll open a GoFundMe page where people can donate a fraction of what they’d spend on veneers, top-plates and body woods, pool our resources, and I’ll get those evil temptations off the market. :evil:
     
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  8. KR250

    KR250 SS.org Regular

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    Finished a cover plate for the bass project and started applying finish. Still a bit more work to do. Bottom pic is with just a few coats of shellac as sealer.
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  9. Soya

    Soya Poor person Contributor

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    New build getting roughed in. Black walnut body, bubinga neck, macassar ferret. Been wanting to work on it more but been so hot here lately its pretty unbearable in my garage.

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    Soya Poor person Contributor

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    This is me when i'm carving a neck profile.
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  11. ChAoZ

    ChAoZ Build Addict

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    This might help,

     
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  12. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire despair ahead

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    Finally made some time to work on stuff.
    cutting board made of flamed maple, black walnut and red oak
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    clear coat goes on tomorrow :yesway:
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  13. jwade

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    I dunno where to have pictures hosted anymore, but I’ve started work on a guitar for my little brother. I found a nice piece of Honduran mahogany, so I did up a lefty SG body. It’s routed to shape, and I’ll be cutting the scarf angles later today.

    The neck & headstock will be black limba with an accent strip in the scarf. You guys have made me love that look so much, particularly Pondmans many many amazing builds, so I decided to do something interesting with this. I’m thinking either ziricote or a multipiece wenge & EIR thing.

    Fb is EIR and it is gorgeous. If you guys can point me at the right picture hosting platform, I’ll get a picture up.

    Otherwise, the guitar will be pretty much what you expect, blood red lefty Sg, black pickguard, fb will have binding (curly maple or something instead of abs), and Gibson pickups. Headstock will be my own ‘design’ that looks a bit like a reverse Hagstrom hs.
     
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    KnightBrolaire despair ahead

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    tinypic. flickr, postimg.org are all solid options ime
     
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    Ah I didn’t know they’d changed to postimages.org. Excellent!


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    Soya Poor person Contributor

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    If you achieve a contributor status, you can upload the pics directly to SSO :taunt:
     
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    KnightBrolaire despair ahead

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    you can do that without being a contributor.
     
  18. LiveOVErdrive

    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    That emoji is gonna haunt my nightmares.
     
  19. Bobro

    Bobro SS.org Regular

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    Beauty!
     
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    Bobro SS.org Regular

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    Gorgeous! Is that a Madagascar Rosewood fretboard? looks delicious.
     

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