LumberJocks

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

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by YorkshireStewart posted 10-04-2012 04:03 PM 1136 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. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems



7 comments so far

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7950 posts in 2806 days


#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: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15820 posts in 2972 days


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

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

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

View Mauricio's profile

Mauricio

6903 posts in 1905 days


#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

View Karson's profile

Karson

34916 posts in 3154 days


#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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View fernandoindia's profile

fernandoindia

1077 posts in 1697 days


#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

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

19715 posts in 2605 days


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

Looking good Stew.

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

View Roz's profile

Roz

1661 posts in 2540 days


#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."

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase