Can't think of anyone who deserves it more Lou, many congrats. Good luck, and just as importantly, enjoy!
You have to make templates of all the separate pieces (MDF works well for this), trace the shape onto a piece of pickguard material, roughly cut...
Re: Black Walnut SG Build
Looking good Lou, that is one of the nicer pieces of walnut I've seen, nothing too wild. Kudos for positioning it as...
Looks terrific Lou, you've really got spraying Pelham down. Inspirational stuff.
A few months back I bought a kit for a Weissenborn and have finally gotten around to start building it.
Top, back, sides and bridge are flamed...
I'd be careful with shielding the underside of the pickguard. I did that to my Tele and it causedstatic type crackling noises when I rub the...
Re: Tony Iommi's Old Boy Replica construction has begun !
Looks very good Lou, that looks like a great little jig you built there.
I did rewire the whole thing. Put Gibson P90's in it and used CTS pots and Switchcraft jack and toggle. There were some setbacks (luckily none too...
Cheers Brad. The Townshend Special does look mighty fine and not unlike my own.
The only major difference is the 'MADE IN USA' stamp on the...
Took some better pics earlier today. It's true colour comes out a wee bit better.
No worries David, it's on now ;)
I've mostly been playing Who stuff since yesterday, but I must give Carlos a try (and not smash this beauty).
Here's the skinny on it:
Rob (Lexie) bought it from luthier Andy Guyton (who got it as payment for some refins for a customer of his) with Brew in...
Some months ago I bought a nice SG Special which needed some work done on it, most obviously a refin. And here's the final product.
Very cool Java, looking forward to seeing how this one progresses. Are you planning on adding all the extra inlays as well?
Re: Finally, a "New" Bigger Shop
Looks good Lou, hope you get to make great things in there for many years to come.
I'd go for it if you have the money. If after posting some pics here and showing it to the experts it turns out to be a copy or whatnot, I'm sure...
Slimming down a neck would take a lot of sanding. You could approach it in the same way as actually carving a neck, using spokeshaves, draw-knives...
Congrats John, I'm sure you'll be a great grandpa.
When located on the guard it'd be a tug bar, to anchor your fingers on when playing with you thumb.
A 80's Daion Mark XX I used to own but just couldn't connect with. A really beautifully made guitar it just wasn't right for me.
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