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Maple Guitar (not me holding it)





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Julian

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#1 posted 06-12-2009 01:37 AM

Yes, it’s a maple guitar. Did you build it? Please add some details about it.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 06-12-2009 02:14 AM

Sweeeeeeeeeeeet duuuuuuuude…...................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 06-12-2009 02:53 AM

Congratulations ! Is it solid or veneered ? Why would you have someone else hold your first born ? More details and pictures , please …welcome to LJs : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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bigwoodturner

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#4 posted 06-12-2009 03:32 AM

Yes, beautiful guitar sure would like to know more about it also.

-- Dale

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Francisco Luna

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#5 posted 06-12-2009 03:57 AM

Gorgeous guitar, outstanding piece!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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Ben Kahmann

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#6 posted 06-12-2009 05:06 AM

It is a beautiful guitar. From the pic it looks like you built it in a guitar building class. Was this your first?

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 06-12-2009 05:10 AM

Wow the coolest guitar

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Spoontaneous

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#8 posted 06-12-2009 05:26 AM

Yeah, very classy looking guitar. I want one. And I want one of those Hegner’s saw in the background too. Pretty work, I like the look of the lighter fret bar with the deeper body.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Steve

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#9 posted 06-12-2009 06:07 AM

I’ve always been fascinated at guitar manufacturing – more details about the build and some pics would really be appreciated! Nice work!!!

-- Ahhh...I love the smell of sawdust in the morning...

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MarkWilk

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#10 posted 06-12-2009 03:20 PM

Great job. I’ve not seen many guitars with a light colored neck. It really wakes up the fine figures in the maple body. Great finish, too!

-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/

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Kent Shepherd

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#11 posted 06-12-2009 04:03 PM

Great Guitar. Does it play as good as it looks?

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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NorCalNate

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#12 posted 06-12-2009 09:07 PM

The pick ups are Okay sound quality. Solid 2” thick maple body, 1/2” thick maple veneered neck with walnut underneath to show at the turner area. Routing the back was rough. I don’t play, So this student was playing when I took the picture. I will hope to be teaching this class in the fall so I can give more details and pics starting around mid-August/September.

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SCOTSMAN

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#13 posted 06-12-2009 09:26 PM

Nice guuitar curly or tiger maple I think looks very sweet I want one errr TWO.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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flcopper169

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#14 posted 06-13-2009 03:25 AM

I love it…That maple is knock out…. Post some more pics….... Welcome…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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Karson

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#15 posted 06-14-2009 03:37 AM

Looks like a PRS design. A great looking guitar. My sons wants us to build one.

-- 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 †

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