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Here are a couple of pics of my first guitar build. The center strip is paduk sandwiched between walnut.
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#1 posted 04-14-2008 03:37 AM
I really like the look of walnut and paduk. I am sure that the finished piece is going to be gorgeous.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#2 posted 04-14-2008 04:00 AM
Looking great. I’ve always wanted to do one myself. I’ll be watching your progress.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 04-14-2008 05:32 AM
That looks great. Might take a crack at one one of these days!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#4 posted 04-14-2008 09:40 AM
looking good to me!
-- Skinna - Australia... I won't stop at murder if that's what is necessary to get the job done
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#5 posted 04-14-2008 03:34 PM
Looks great1 I’ve done several, a real challenge that tests all woodworking skills
-- What do you learn from being right?
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#6 posted 04-14-2008 03:39 PM
I made one out of door skins (1/8 inch luan) when I was 18. No guidence, I just made it, and it sounds like it too. Paduak looks great, but does darken sometimes. It looks like it will sound great.
-- ??? My mistakes heat the house. It's very warm in here. ???
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#7 posted 04-14-2008 04:09 PM
This must be quite a challenge. I can’t wait to see the finished project.
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#8 posted 04-14-2008 04:39 PM
Looks good. mike
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#9 posted 04-26-2008 12:58 AM
vinman,Looking good. There are several of us here on LJ that are into guitar making. Check out my projects.
-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!
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#10 posted 05-01-2008 11:45 AM
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#11 posted 08-28-2008 11:24 PM
Any progress on this beauty Vinman?
-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems
#12 posted 09-08-2008 07:56 PM
I have the top attached and the binding of the body is completed Stew. I’ve spent the summer making furniture to keep my wife happy while I make guitars. I will post progress on my first one as I once again dive into jig making to work on the neck. As soon as I get some more time I will post pics of the tables that I built to match the entertainment console.
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#13 posted 10-31-2008 11:39 PM
Looks great! I haven’t tried an acoustic yet, but I’ve built several electrics.
I have an 8 string Uke that I need to repair that I’ll use as a test.
-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.
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