Acoustic Guitar #8: Bit of this; bit of that.

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Blog entry by YorkshireStewart posted 10-04-2012 04:03 PM 1160 reads 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Attaching the back Part 8 of Acoustic Guitar series Part 9: Purflings and Bindings »

Postings will slow down somewhat now. This is what I did today.

On the router table, trimmed off the overhang on the back of the guitar.

Marking out and cutting out for the end-seam inlay strip:

I’m using a piece of quilted mahogany / sapele

that will match the headstock veneer:

My purflings… (Good grief; look at the state of my thumbnail!)

and bindings arrived today. Sorry, I didn’t make ‘em!

Last thing I did was to superglue them together; what a fiddly faffy day

Resting as the sun sets..

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 10-04-2012 04:11 PM

Looking GOOD!

Final stages… Very intricate work…

Nice going!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 10-04-2012 04:14 PM

I can’t wait to see this finished, Stewart!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 10-04-2012 05:38 PM

Nice inlay!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#4 posted 10-04-2012 07:40 PM

That is some fancy headstock wood.

Looks like Blistered Bubinga. I’ve never heard of Pomelle Bubinga like Pomelle Sapele

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#5 posted 10-05-2012 03:10 AM

Hi again Stewart.

Is anything special by which you used Tbond II, instead of TB III?

Great episodes. Cant wait for the binding & inlays. Still can wait for the YTube thing. Hey Andy, give him a break to practice

-- Back home. Fernando

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#6 posted 10-05-2012 05:48 AM

Looking good Stew.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 10-30-2012 03:55 AM

Love these post!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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