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Book Matched Slabs

04-08-2016 09:44 PM by Texcaster | 2 comments »

The slabs are dead quartered. I bought these mainly for building archtop guitars. Hoop pine is very strong and tough, enough so, I’m going to use it for back and sides on at least one archtop. I broke the slabs down for handling ease.

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Older Entries

  • Small Trestle Table - 03-12-2016 06:13 AM | 7 comments

    This table is three years old and I’ve always felt it wanted something. The top is two sets...

  • The Metropolitan Museum Of Art 2016 Calendar - 03-04-2016 02:56 AM | 2 comments

    This calendar features a different art work every weekday, the weekend shares an image. Many old...

  • "Poor Bugger Me" CNC Archtop - 02-21-2016 12:39 AM | 3 comments

    I don’t have a cnc so these depth guides will have to do, I know, way Neanderthal. The hard...

  • Overhang Jig - 12-09-2015 01:04 AM | 10 comments

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  • Holding The Work - 11-25-2015 05:23 AM | 7 comments

    Holding the job hands free is always a goal. I can work the bindings in the horizontal or vertic...

  • snipe - 11-20-2015 12:02 AM | 3 comments

    This is a simple sled to avoid ANY snipe. It’s probably been done before but I had a real ...

  • Dial Indicator Calipers - 07-17-2015 02:18 PM | 3 comments

    These are my new dial indicator calipers, not the prettiest thing I’ve ever made but very s...

  • Late Afternoon At The Pub - 06-23-2015 09:12 PM | 3 comments

    These pics are late afternoon in the outdoor dining area of a little country pub, about 2hrs sout...

  • Studio Lighting Noob - 05-24-2015 02:31 PM | 4 comments

    I’m experimenting and just getting my feet wet with studio photography. Raw MDF is my back...

  • Flat Top Guitar - 04-24-2015 03:45 PM | 2 comments

    It’s taken me awhile to get back in luthier mode after making all my flat top jigs, fixture...

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