johnsilver Posted July 5, 2004 Report Share Posted July 5, 2004 I am making a couple of guitars that will have ebony head plates - possibly in the design in the pic below. I was thinking about routing a purfling channel and using sterling silver wire as the purfling. The wire can be obtained in a square shape or flat strips of uniform thickness from Starr Gems (a reference previously obtained on this site from Clavin - many thanks). Anyone think that approach would be good? I was thinking about no binding in this design, but open to ideas. If the silver is possible, I will have to mitre at points along the headstock, and need tops to do that well. Or can I "overlay" two pieces of silver that have been pressed or hammered? I hope this doesn't sound silly to the gurus. Many thanks for any ideas. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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