After a couple of false starts this is the progress to date on the fretboard: I got some 1/4” Phenolic -CE grade board on ebay. This is a very stiff resin type board that has layers of cloth embedded in it. It is way better than MDF or ...
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I would like to use natural wood binding on the Les Paul type body. My day at the shop started off well enough. I wanted to create a wood binding made up of maple and Peruvian walnut alternating veneer strips. Today I cut the walnut veneer on ...
After laminating the wood for the neck, the next step was to cut the angle at the top of the headstock. To do so, I built a simple jig for my 10” tablesaw. Basically it is a 3/8” Baltic Birch plywood base and a fence made up of thr...
I’ve decided to embark on a journey to try to build my version of a Les Paul style guitar. I am anticipating that most of the time on this project will be spent making various jigs and just trying to figure out the best construction seque...
My project is to upgrade my drill press. Basically I want to accomplish 4 key things: a. Have a large work surface (24” x 36”) of a slippery type material (UMHW plastic)b. Build in a counterweight system to support the heavy tabl...