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I’m a life long woodworker, I’ve built everything from houses to cabinets to furniture. Guitar building is my latest obsession, I find it very satisfying, and relaxing, except when I cut the sides 3 times only to find there still to short.
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#1 posted 01-14-2010 05:35 AM
Awesome. You build everything from scratch or use kits?
-- Router è ancora il mio nome.
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#2 posted 01-14-2010 06:07 AM
Man, those are fantastic! As a player myself, I really hope to get into guitar building one day.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 01-14-2010 06:37 AM
Ditto to CharlieM1958’s comment! And seriously. those are amazing.
-- Spencer, Gilbert Az (http://www.azwoodshop.com)
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#4 posted 01-14-2010 08:41 AM
Great job, nice looking finish.
-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.
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#5 posted 01-14-2010 11:59 AM
so beautiful and what a wonderful treasure to have an instrument made with your own two hands.
don’t you just hate it when the wood is still too short after you re-cut?? !! :)
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#6 posted 01-14-2010 03:18 PM
Awesome. I have been considering doing an acoustic but haven’t gotten up the courage yet.
-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com
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#7 posted 01-14-2010 04:30 PM
Sweetness!!! Excellent Craftsmanship. Welcome to Lumberjocks!
-- Dennis Zongker
#8 posted 01-14-2010 04:30 PM
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#9 posted 01-14-2010 05:02 PM
very very nice. is they sound as good as they look then they will sound awsome. maybe some day i will build one.
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#10 posted 01-14-2010 07:14 PM
well done – love the binding
-- -erik & christy-
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#11 posted 01-15-2010 03:28 AM
Beautiful work brother. I bet they sound warm. Did you also build the piece behind the chair?
#12 posted 02-03-2010 04:42 AM
Caution, I also play, and wanted a Martin D28 (3000.00+) Then I found martin made kits to build your own for only 400.00 – 650.00 so I purchased one. Although I have a full workshop with every tool and machine on the planet: so I thought, it cost me an additional 3000.00+ for jigs, building forms and special tools to complete the project correctly, and there is still more I would like to purchase. I have built 8 now and sold 2, so I’ve recouped my expensive s If you still want to build let me know, I’ll share my mistakes with you.
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#13 posted 02-03-2010 04:45 AM
Very cool they look sweet
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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