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Project by cassy posted 08-19-2008 02:30 AM 1173 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother-in law broke his original plastic one and asked me if i could make one out of wood.Wood used was santos mahogany. Hope you enjoy.

-- dave montreal





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brianinpa

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#1 posted 08-19-2008 02:46 AM

Very nice choice in wood. What is the thickness?

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Callum Kendall

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#2 posted 08-19-2008 02:59 AM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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cassy

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#3 posted 08-19-2008 03:00 AM

thickness of wood is 1/8 of an inch.

-- dave montreal

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 08-19-2008 04:09 AM

Very nice, the wood looks great on the guitar.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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trifern

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#5 posted 08-19-2008 05:06 AM

Great fix. It looks like it was always there. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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TomK

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#6 posted 08-19-2008 05:32 AM

Really nice touch.

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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woodyone

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#7 posted 08-19-2008 07:50 AM

Good job but how did your brother break it in the first place, i would think it would be a hard thing to break.

Thanks for the pics.

Woody.

-- Woody, UK

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Bill Akins

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#8 posted 08-19-2008 01:49 PM

I really love this project. My son has an old Gibson SG with a busted pick guard. You given me a good idea.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 08-19-2008 02:03 PM

fantastic.
Love the sequence of photos as well.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Texasgaloot

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#10 posted 08-19-2008 10:13 PM

Very cool idea.

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

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