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Project by Time2beupinAZ posted 407 days ago 1027 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First off, I’d like to thank Dan, Eklund for the great Guitar pattern in the Holiday issue of SSW&C magazine about a year ago.
This was so fun yet so hard for me to cut. It was a great challenge for me. I used 17 different woods in this. I like the colors I used but may do a second one and make the guitars more of the colors I used to play. I also used a little paint to paint the tuners. But only on a few. I don’t like to use paint on this kind of stuff. I haven’t picked up a guitar in years. Some of the woods used are Purple Heart, Yellow heart, Padauk, Maple, Oak, and I use Rosewood for some of the necks on the guitars. Just like real ones. Man that stuff killed me even with a mask. Make sure you wear your masks everyone. I hope you enjoy and thanks again Dan and also Al, Intarsia92 for your great work on the ones you did. They guided me in my pursuit to make mine. Two pictures are taken outside to show the great wood colors. The third is inside hanging on the wall. Thanks for looking and enjoy.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....





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Todd Jackson

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#1 posted 407 days ago

It’s Guitarsia…..love it

-- If you aren't going to be a good role model, at least be a bad example!!!!

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NaFianna

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#2 posted 407 days ago

Pretty cool and a lot of work.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 407 days ago

Now that truly is a labor of love. That is quite the Intarsia piece Tim. Very nice work.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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hjt

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#4 posted 407 days ago

Beautiful work sir. Is this going to hang on a wall. When I first saw your post, I wondered if it was a clock.

-- Harold

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 407 days ago

Outstanding! You really did a nice job on this.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 406 days ago

Very cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 406 days ago

You did a wonderful job on this, Tim.

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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Scott Shea

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#8 posted 406 days ago

This is too cool. Beautiful work!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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majuvla

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#9 posted 405 days ago

This is amaizing project. Guitars are so realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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intarsia92

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#10 posted 405 days ago

Awesome job on the Guitars I really like your wood choices. It would be a great idea to make another one using the colors of your past guitars and pass it on down thru the generations.

-- Intarsia92

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