Jump to content

Entry for October 2019's Guitar Of The Month is now open!
ENTER HERE

dpm99

2lz R Gud!

Recommended Posts

I had the most ridiculous epiphany today. A long time ago I made a guitar body with nothing but a router and hand tools, and it turned out...less than awesome. Part of the problem is that I was using 12/4 lumber. Don't ask. Anyway, I was looking at it today, and thinking that if I hollowed it out properly, it might make a nice acoustic bass. So I started playing around with it. Now I have a band saw, drum sander, drill press, table saw, and a few other neat toys. And you know what? I saved it!

That's when it occurred to me. I'd always thought power tools were for saving time, but I guess I was always too stubborn to admit that you can actually make better things...or at least make nicer things with less skill, by having a bunch of expensive tools. Who woulda thunk it?!

Now I want a spindle sander...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...