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BENT GUITAR TABLE -FLYING V

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Project by Flip posted 07-06-2010 03:31 AM 3039 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

THIS BENT GUITAR TABLE IS MADE FROM BIRD’S EYE CURLY MAPLE, VERY FIGURED PIECES. I GLUED UP THE TAPERED PIECES, THEN ADDED HARD MAPLE TO THE BOTTOM FOR ANOTHER LAYER TO GIVE IT THE THICKNESS. I CUT AND SHAPED THE BODY, THEN CUT IT APART AND MITERED IT BACK TOGETHER TO FORM THE BEND. I USED NICE BIRD’S EYE MAPLE, TAPERED, FOR THE LEGS. I MADE THE KNOBS, PICKUPS AND BRIDGES BY GLUING UP MAPLE, JATOBA, PURPLEHEART, AND WALNUT TO GIVE CONTRASTS AND LOOK LIKE THE SHAPE OF THE ACTUAL PARTS.
IT IS AIR BRUSHED RED, THEN BLACK AROUND THE EDGES. I ALSO AIR BRUSHED THE LEGS AND NECK THE SAME WAY. IT IS FINISHED IN HIGH GLOSS LACQUER.

-- Phil Daniels





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OttoH

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#1 posted 07-06-2010 03:34 AM

Great looking table, reminds me of the Salvador Dali watch paintings.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#2 posted 07-06-2010 03:59 AM

NOW that is just cooooool !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 07-06-2010 04:36 AM

Way cool

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#4 posted 07-06-2010 05:24 AM

definitely really cool! What a great Idea!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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mmh

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#5 posted 07-06-2010 06:08 AM

Pretty wild! I love it!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#6 posted 07-06-2010 08:23 AM

Looks great from here :-) !!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 07-06-2010 10:38 AM

This thinking outside the box! What a cool project you have posted.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 07-06-2010 04:02 PM

awesome job!

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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Div

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#9 posted 07-06-2010 07:47 PM

Can I give it to my sister please? She’s a guitar player, will love it. Good work.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#10 posted 07-06-2010 08:14 PM

another amazing table, this guitar series of yours is so unique and inspiring

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 07-06-2010 11:15 PM

Extremely creative!!!

-- Ryan, Arizona

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#12 posted 07-06-2010 11:23 PM

Well done artistic, innovative, and unusual enough to get people thinking . I like this ! it’s fresh and attractive.Alistair heres a stool I made in the shape of a guitar hope you approve .

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#13 posted 07-07-2010 10:05 PM

Cool seems to be the word everyone is using, I add my “cool” also, great design and finish work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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