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  1. Hi all I am a hobby-luthier building my first accoustic guitar (I've build electric guitar and Ukelele before) The soundboard/sides is spruce and I've got bubinga for the fretboard want to keep it light coloured so what is my best option for the back? Worried Spruce will be too soft or the back, same with Obeche (which would be a strange choice but I have some) or should I abandon keeping the colour and go for mahogany/walnut? Any help appreciated R
  2. Hey all, so I was at the hardware store the other day and while looking at wood finishes I decided to just use satin ploy for the neck rather than some exotic finish I wouldn't be certain would work. So here's the problem, I have an unbound neck, (Mahogany) so I have (engineered admittedly) rosewood from the fret board hanging off the side. Will the ploy affect the two woods differently, especially where they are glued?
  3. Hello. I am wondering where I can purchase an ebony fretboard, suitable for an 8 string guitar with a 28" scale.
  4. Project guitar Hello ! Thanks for stopping by ! I am building my first electric guitar (thus me being new on projectguitar.com). I will make a review of my build on YouTube or instructables and I'll gladly share it here, but I'm not finished yet! I need your help with the finish. This is my thinline/Nashville tele. I would have had loads of photos to show you but I still haven't figured out the 501 MB file thing for uploading photos.... Here are a few facts about my build : It is made out of two mahogany panels (each made of two pieces) glued one on top of the other. The "glue line / separation" shows a lot, and I've had to fix some holes on the sides ; I want to hide them. Right now, I have dyed the body brown, sanded it down to give the grain a kick, and I've given it one layer of spray varnish (spray varnish being the closest I could find to spray lacquer) I do not have access to spraying equipment, it's all aerosols for me. I want to give the body a dark burst on the sides but I realized on some scrap wood that the black paint have doesn't look good with the orange wood at all. This is where you can help me : what kind of product and method can I use ? Will it be another type of paint? More dye? Really really dark brown varnish that goes black if I spray it heavily? Thanks for reading, I hope someone has advice!
  5. She wore a Raspberry beret The kind you find in a second hand store Raspberry beret And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more Raspberry beret I think I loooove her
  6. Electric billets minimum dimension 1-15/16"x7"x19" DROPTOPS 1/4"x7"x19" 10/4-12/4 neck blanks info@thewoodbank.com for pics plum pudding FIDFLEBACK curly BEESWINGS quilted all available lumber is purchased at source in Central America in rough lumber unit sized quantities sold as rough lumber or milled to your specs for guitar parts to minimize waste
  7. Just wondering, I have 1 gallon of titebond's white glue. I already glued my mahogany body blank with it. But now I'm starting to second guess myself. I know everybody here loves titebond's wood glue (yellow). Is the white stuff good enough? Should I change from now on and use only the yellow stuff? Even worst, should I redo my body blank with titebond 1?
  8. Well, as some of you may have noticed is that I took quiet the internet break, and in the 2 weeks I've pumped up almsot two guitars, this is one of them. The other (superstrat) just needs the bridge posts and tuners drilled, which I'll do eventually. The camera was gone for most of the time, so I was only able to snap these pics now, and one with an iphone a bit back. SPECS Body Shape: Les Paul Double Cut Hardware Colour: Chrome Neck Construction: set Tuners: grover sta-tites, 18:1 Nut size/material: bone, 44mm String Spacing: 7mm #of frets: 22 Neck wood: wenge/padauk/wenge Fretboard: rosewood Scale: 24 3/4 Radius: 12 Headstock shape: wave Headstock Angle: 13 Bindings: n/a Inlay: pearloid dots, 4mm Finish: tung oil, gloss Body Wood: Spanish cedar, mahogany top Contours: arm, belly Bindings: n/a Bridge: TOM string thru, black ferrules Strap Buttons:chrome Finish: tung oil, poly - gloss Electronics Pickup Config: 1 Humbucker Bridge: GFS Dream 90 Pickgaurd: black plastic Switch: n/a Controls: 1 vol 1 tone Control Cavity Material: plastic Knobs: black speed Top wood (cut from same board) Before it got the logo, and bridge recessed Headstock Front Back Complete, with 2 oil coats on Enjoy! Total time was about 80 hours or so, without sanding
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