It’s taken me awhile to get back in luthier mode after making all my flat top jigs, fixtures and an exploratory table.
The table inspiration came out of an archtop blank offcut. First came a small shelf that I’ve been looking at for about 6 mos., then came the tables while I was still thinking like a furniture maker.
I resaw at an angle for economy
Happy go lucky Butcherbird just minding his own business.
sez the Magpie …. ” Get off my Archtop ! “
” I’m the baddest around here !”
” .... and don’t come back ! “
I first tried to join a flat side to a bevelled side and got into a lot of strife. This one ended up mitered.
Queensland Walnut binding and end flash on the body, Silky Oak binding on the head and finger board. I got to use my new binding jig, I’m pretty chuffed! http://lumberjocks.com/projects/138522
Compensated saddle. I have the Kinead and Alex Willis books, both authors bring a router to a jig. This router table set up for a blind groove is much easier. The wedge is double stick taped to the bridge, the wedge is the jig.
Or you can buy one from stewmac for $161.
400mm furniture pads from split pool noodles.
Just for fun. There might be a butcher block design in this somewhere.
-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.