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Electric guitar made out of birdseye and bubinga. I like the contrast of a pickguard but did not want plastic on the guitar, so inlayed bubinga in the shape of a pickguard. I bought the neck. On the next one, I plan to make my own neck.
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#1 posted 06-07-2009 06:16 AM
waa hoo that’s an outrageously cool guitar super job
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#2 posted 06-07-2009 06:16 AM
Looks like ya done good! Thanks for sharing.
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#3 posted 06-07-2009 06:28 AM
Wow! That looks great. I might have to look you up for tips when I get ready to build mine. Thanks for sharing.
-- A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. ~Benjamin Franklin
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#4 posted 06-07-2009 06:57 AM
Great looking guitar. I’ve been working on one of my own for a while now. I need to get working on that.
-- "At its best, life is completely unpredictable." - Christopher Walken
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#5 posted 06-07-2009 07:13 AM
Very Very nice, I used to make guitars about 25 years ago and I’ve missed it every since. I never learned to play ( I was a drummer) but maybe someday. In my town there is one of the best guitar suppliers in the world named Luthiers Mercantile Intertnational, Inc.
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-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent
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#6 posted 06-07-2009 07:37 AM
That is a beautiful musical instrument. Did you make it for yourself or do you make them for others? Either way, I’m sure it will be enjoyed extensively.
-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO
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#7 posted 06-07-2009 11:39 AM
Beautiful guitar. I agree, the wood looks 100 time better than plastic.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#8 posted 06-07-2009 12:58 PM
Kyle your guitar is beautiful. I agree with the contrasts of the materials. Wonderful idea to rout in the shape of a pickguard in the top and then use rear acess. It keeps the vintage Fender look. I would love to hear more about it. What was the finish process? How is the playability and intonation. Keith.
-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...
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#9 posted 06-07-2009 12:58 PM
A great looking & well crafted Guitar.
I especially like the wooden pick guard inlay.
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#10 posted 06-07-2009 01:34 PM
That is one sweet guitar Kyle….....well balanced design…well done.
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#11 posted 06-07-2009 01:57 PM
That looks awsome, me and a buddy are planning out a telecaster to build hopefully in the next couple of weeks
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#12 posted 06-07-2009 02:05 PM
Great looking guitar. The pick guard detail is awsome. Great idea.
I’m in the process of building a Telecaster. Should have it finished today.
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#13 posted 06-07-2009 02:12 PM
That thing looks really sharp.I bet it sounds way cool as well.Nice Work!
-- Eric, central Florida
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#14 posted 06-07-2009 03:09 PM
A great looking guitar. My son keeps wanting to make one, make that sons.
Beautiful looking wood.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#15 posted 06-07-2009 03:13 PM
Really great looking instrument. One of these days I’m going to take on an acoustic build.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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