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cheesewhisk
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10/07/2021 2:01 pm  

It's been a hot minute since I had chance to do any work on this but I took Friday off and really went for it. There's a lot of clean up due to some router slip ups but it's not total carnage and I'm really pleased with how it's going.

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10/07/2021 4:20 pm  

Coming along nicely @cheesewhisk 

🙏🎸🙂🎶

🗝️ "Life's what you make it"🗝️


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Bill Flude
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10/07/2021 5:38 pm  

Looking good - what hardware are you going for?

Measure once........
Measure again.........
Sod it - make tea!


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Koendb
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10/07/2021 6:59 pm  

Awesome @cheesewhisk!

What is your plan for the neck?


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cheesewhisk
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10/07/2021 7:29 pm  

Gold Het set for pickups then tone pros tuneonatic bridge with some Harley Benton locking tuners 


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cheesewhisk
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10/07/2021 7:30 pm  
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I’ve got this far with the neck 


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Bill Flude
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10/07/2021 10:04 pm  

Neck looking good and the headstock isn’t too pointy.

Measure once........
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Sod it - make tea!


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11/07/2021 11:08 am  

Lovely work 🙂🙂🙂

…on an elaborate journey to turn trees into music.


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cheesewhisk
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18/07/2021 4:19 pm  

More work this weekend. Not sure about the valute, something to pay more attention to next time I think. 

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Rocknroller912
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18/07/2021 5:04 pm  

@cheesewhisk

The volume looks ok to me it’s far enough away from the 1st fret not to interfere with playing.

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


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Rocknroller912
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18/07/2021 5:04 pm  

@cheesewhisk

The volute 

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Bill Flude
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19/07/2021 8:20 am  

I can't ever blame the volute for my playing being so bad....

The volute on my Firebird build is quite big but doesn't get in the way for some reason....  The neck is also quite big - a couple of mm deeper than Mark's specified goal but again it feels OK....

Happy Monday everyone!

Measure once........
Measure again.........
Sod it - make tea!


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