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mark bailey
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@powerful : Looks excellent! Maybe tiny bit low?...you can check it with the fretboard on it should be about 7-8mm...so with the frets in 8-9mm.

When finished, a ruler placed along the top of the frets should arrive roughly at the top of the bridge.

The beauty of the bolt on system is that you can still easily make adjustments right up until you glue the fretboard.

Measure twice, cut once...


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@powerful looks really nice. Great work. As Mark said just make sure the neck angle is right. That was the big problem with my first one. Mine was too shallow and I didn't realize until I was trying to do the set up. On my second guitar I stuck the actual bridge on the guitar close to where it was going to be and used a straight edge down the fretboard to visually see I was happy with it. And that one set up like a dream. 


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Hi mark. All looks pretty good to me. I’ve taken some pics to show where I am with it. The neck is secured with one bolt for the sake of the photo setup. Thanks

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@bpower thanks. Marks got me worried now but the pics show I’ve got the height required I think. See what mark thinks but the fretboard is glued on. Cheers


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Back of neck carved and sanded. Volute and heel carved and sanded also. Starting to look nice but further sanding required. Cheers

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@powerful That is looking really good! You are almost there! 🙂


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@koendb yes getting there but loads still to do. Going to spend tomorrow tidying around headstock and removing a couple of stubborn lumps. Thanks


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Tidied up the headstock on sanded all around again and now it’s much better. Still needs final sanding etc but fitted to body it’s looking ok. I think the next job is fretboard kennelling and dot markets. Cheers

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@powerful looks great. We'll done. 🙂


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@bpower thanks


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@powerful Superb ✊

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@powerful

Looks great I hope it plays as well as it looks.

Some people call me a tool, others are less complimentary. Tools being useful things.


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@boo Thanks


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@rocknroller912 Thanks. Me too 


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Dot markers and side dots in followed by frets today. All ready now for the final sanding process tomorrow.  Cheers.

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@powerful That is coming together nicely! I can only hope my attempt will end up as clean as yours 🙂


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@koendb thanks very much.  It's all masked up now and ready for sealing etc.  Should look pretty good as long as you don't look too closely.  It's at this stage where I need to be brutally honest with myself and not to intentionally overlook things.  I'm sure your build will be excellent. Cheers


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@powerful : YES! Neck angle looks spot on - looks like there will be about 9mm space for the bridge once the frets are in - perfect. We can all stop worrying 🙂

Measure twice, cut once...


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@markbailey Thanks.  Can sleep now in peace. Cheers


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bridge position checked and double checked twice and all marked up now ready for spraying.  Cheers

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