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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
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?
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?
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 Fre