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Project by TexasBlanks posted 11-23-2016 11:16 AM 1452 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first guitar build made from mahogany body and spalted maple contoured top. 20 coats of laquar and wet sanded between coats. Stratocaster next project

-- Wayne Ryan, Texas Blanks, www.facebook.com/Texas Blanks





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becikeja

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#1 posted 11-23-2016 11:23 AM

Very well done

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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XrayJay

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#2 posted 11-23-2016 12:18 PM

WOW!

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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drbyte

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#3 posted 11-23-2016 01:19 PM

Very nice! How’s it play? How’s it sound? Give us a sample video! What brand of hardware/pickups did you use? What scale length is the neck? Beautiful work and great finish!

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 11-23-2016 01:59 PM

very well done, wow

-- Joe, Ga

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#5 posted 11-23-2016 02:40 PM

Excellent work

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Sasha

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#6 posted 11-23-2016 02:56 PM

I don’t know how to express the delight…. I take off a hat…..
And how it sounds???

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#7 posted 11-23-2016 02:58 PM

She not empty in a nutria??

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#8 posted 11-23-2016 03:59 PM

WOW! That is one beautiful instrument!! Nice work on it!!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 11-23-2016 04:21 PM

You did a beautiful job on this guitar.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 11-23-2016 04:39 PM

Absolutely amazing.

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#11 posted 11-23-2016 04:46 PM

Looks incredible, well done. Great wood selection.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#12 posted 11-23-2016 05:47 PM

Beautiful!
For a first guitar, thats a challenging build. Very nice job, any pics or blog on contouring the top.

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#13 posted 11-23-2016 06:42 PM

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#14 posted 11-23-2016 09:37 PM

WOW is right,thats is stunning,makes me want to learn to play the guitar.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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KMP Wood Designs

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#15 posted 11-24-2016 12:37 AM

Did you design it yourself or did you have a pattern?

-- Jim, Virginia, http://www.kmpwooddesigns.com

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