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Walnut Guitar #2: Fretboard

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Blog entry by interpim posted 09-15-2009 10:09 PM 1408 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I received an email stating that my truss rod was delayed in mail, so I cannot move as fast as I was expecting to on this portion. But it did give me a chance to go pickup a piece of maple for the fretboard and lay it out to give me the best look. The maple has a little curl to it, so hopefully once I get it polished out It will look real sharp with the contrasting walnut neck.

Also, i have cut out blocks that I will start gluing up to create a radius-ed sanding block for the fretboard, it will have a 12” radius. It is cut out of 6 MDF pieces and once I glue it and true it, I’ll have a stable block to get the board just perfect.

And here is a shot of my helper :)

-- San Diego, CA



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#1 posted 09-15-2009 11:28 PM

This is a really neat project, glad you are blogging it. Cute kid!

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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#2 posted 09-15-2009 11:33 PM

Good blog keep up the good work.

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