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Project by bigguy posted 2271 days ago 2613 views 4 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for a co-worker. Flame Maple and Peruvian Walnut. I had a little trouble with blow out using the Akeda Jig. Reason enough “to practice a little more”.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...





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bigguy

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#1 posted 2271 days ago

I’m old… I’m gonna say thanks… :)

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...

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juniorjock

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#2 posted 2271 days ago

Looks good. What kind of amp is that? Kind of looks like a Marshall.
JJ

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bigguy

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#3 posted 2271 days ago

It’s a clone of a Marshall model 1986 (50w Bass Plexi)

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2271 days ago

Ron,

This looks pretty good to me. The wood combination and grain is just gorgeous.

Well done. I am sure that your friend will love it.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 2271 days ago

Sweeeeeet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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surfdude

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#6 posted 2271 days ago

What a great idea. Somehow you should get the name of the amp manufacturer where the Marshall logo would be. Maybe an inlay. As a guy that has seen his unfair share of musical equiptment, this really grabs my imagination. Great work

-- surfdude

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Texasgaloot

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#7 posted 2271 days ago

That rocks! Er…

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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jjohn

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#8 posted 2271 days ago

very cool. Nice workmanship. Looks very nice.

-- JJohn

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Dan'um Style

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#9 posted 2271 days ago

nice work … awesome

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 2271 days ago

Looks great to me! Nice wood selection.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#11 posted 2271 days ago

Looks great. Is there enough ventilation to keep it from overheating?

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bigguy

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#12 posted 2270 days ago

The jury is still out as to ventilation. I’ve got a bunch of drill bits ready just in case.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...

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Doug S.

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#13 posted 2270 days ago

That is sweet. I sure hope that aint heading for regular bar gigs. I’d hate to see that covered with spilt beer, groupie barf, and drunken roadie dents.

-- Use the fence Luke

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 2270 days ago

Hi Ron;

That’s a beautiful piece of workmanship!!!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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bigguy

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#15 posted 2269 days ago

Doug-
You sound like you are all too familiar with Rock and Roll Glamour! I’m afraid that this is exactly where this piece is headed… hurts huh…

Thanks Lee.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...

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