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Dec 01 2014 10:21 AM
Another fine showing of entries lead by this month's clear winner "Goldie" by forum regular sdshirtman! This month's contest also sees the opening of ProjectGuitar.com's Guitar Of The Year 2014 contest. Head over to the forums and put in your vote!
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Dec 16 2014 04:05 AM
Jointing plates - whether it is a decorative top for a solidbody or the soundboard/back for an acoustic - are essential jobs in a guitar workshop. Up until now I have tackled these jobs by clamping a beam to my table top, laying the plate halves on the bench, placing a small baton under the joint and clamping a second beam to snug things up, then apply glue, remove the baton and thus creating enough clamping pressure. This is tedious and time consuming. Enter the LMI plate jointing jig!
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Nov 09 2014 04:45 AM
ABM produces what is possibly the broadest range of premium-quality Tune-O-Matic bridges and stop tailpieces in their product lineup. What makes their versions of this classic bridge combination head and shoulders above the rest?
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Nov 09 2014 04:20 AM
Artisan-quality handmade rasps are universally acknowledged as the peak of excellence in wood shaping and refinement. Rasps from the celebrated Liogier workshop in France are no exception; however, are they worth the significant cost of investment?
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Nov 01 2014 09:37 AM
This month's Guitar Of The Month contest winner is Renkenstein's "Renk - Siren Prototype"!
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Oct 15 2014 05:00 AM
A recent introduction to the ABM catalogue is their new KATANA tremolo system. Milled from solid brass, this mighty OFR-compatible bridge offers several improvements over the existing tried and tested design....
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Oct 12 2014 05:38 AM
Accurate and repeatable nut slot height setups are a crucial set in setting up a new or existing instrument. Doing so on a one-off basis is not too difficult, however being able to carry the operation out quickly, accurately and with repeatability takes setups completely to the next level.
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Oct 01 2014 10:01 AM
Winner for this month's contest is Geoff St. Germaine with his stunning archtop, "Sunrise". As usual this month saw a variety of very strong entries however Geoff's sublime work won out from your voting!
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Jun 29 2014 06:26 AM
This amazing tutorial from forum member Technology4Musicians details the steps in making a heavy-duty custom roadcase for your instrument or in fact, any piece of equipment!
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Jun 28 2014 04:02 AM
This month's instrument CAD plan upload is the "Surunmaa 8-string compound scale guitar" by forum regular Prostheta. Head over the to Downloads section to grab a copy or join in the discussion on the forums.
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Jun 19 2014 09:35 AM
Performing the routing of a complex cutout in a guitar body, such as that required for a recessed Floyd Rose Original bridge, can be made much simpler and accurate using a number of interlocking templates fitted to a master baseplate.
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