Book-matched curly maple planed down

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Forum topic by Vance posted 09-12-2015 01:58 AM 482 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-12-2015 01:58 AM

I finally found the time to plane down the wood that socrbent re sawed for me and holy cow, am I happy!!!

I spent the last 45 minutes or so planing it all down. What do you all think? They’ve all been wiped with spirits…

The first set is 20”x15”x3/8”, total. The dark steaks are skid marks from my planet, so that’ll sand out pretty easily.

The second set is 24”x16”x a heavy 3/8” total. It’s got some very minor flaws with regards to the grain but most of that can be avoided depending on template placement.

The third photo of each set shows the flame as well as I could get under fluorescent lights. I’m REALLY happy with how they turned out. Now to decide whether to use both sets one one guitar or to split them and use them as two fronts on two guitars…..

And again, the damn photos are turned. Sorry.

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#1 posted 09-12-2015 02:43 AM

looking good!

-- socrbent Ohio

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#2 posted 09-12-2015 03:03 AM

Real ugly stuff, I’ll take it off your hands for free just so you don’t have to see that mess again

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#3 posted 09-12-2015 03:18 AM

Gorgeous!! Don’t let the word get out, though, that our planet is skidding. :-) :-) Seriously, that is b-e-a-u-tiful wood!

-- My mother said that anyone learning to cook needed a large dog to eat the mistakes. As a sculptor of wood I have always tried to keep a fireplace. (Norman Ridenour)

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