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Project by johan posted 05-27-2012 06:55 PM 1929 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a client of mine came with a reqeust to do a inlay of an angel on a guitar.we spoke about it and looked at different woods .he also wanted mother of pearl included.At the shell shop i saw all the different colours in shells and after consulting with the client iused only shells.this was a 50th birthday present for his mom

-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 05-27-2012 07:43 PM

Did you free hand cut that out of the guitar? You have a steady hand if you did. Very nice inlay

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 05-27-2012 08:19 PM

Very beautiful inlay and superb craftsmanship! One question I have when I saw the picture of the router on the guitar box, was the guitar screaming or moaning when this happened?

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 05-27-2012 08:26 PM

Another amazing job John this looks spectacular.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 05-28-2012 01:09 AM

Beautiful inlay. Stunning work!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Tedster

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#5 posted 05-28-2012 02:38 AM

Beautiful work, Johan. You must have the patience of a surgeon to do that stuff.

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who are good at math and those who are not.

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woodworker59

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#6 posted 05-28-2012 02:48 AM

WOW, don’t know what else to say just WOW

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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Douglas Bordner

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#7 posted 05-28-2012 03:30 PM

I’m floored. That is master work.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-28-2012 03:32 PM

Wow! This is beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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johan

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#9 posted 05-28-2012 05:13 PM

Hawaiilad;Yes freehand but withlots of pauses
Bearpie;I didn,t hear with earmuffs on ;but maybe it was amelody;LOL

-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za

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