Dan Hawkes
Dan Hawkes
@liebe
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Joined: Apr 28, 2023
Last seen: Mar 1, 2024
Topics: 10 / Replies: 74
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RE: Router suggestions

@swepri thanks mate. I should have spent a bit more time researching before asking, but really appreciate you answering. Looks like I can get at 8mm...

1 day ago
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RE: Router suggestions

Hi @swepri These have just come back into stock. It says they have an 8mm shank, my router has a 1/4. I'm wondering if these will fit my rout...

1 day ago
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RE: Poplar?

I got my blank from David Dyke I'll check out reid too, assists on the look out for interesting timber (even if I can't afford it!)

3 weeks ago
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Answer to: Poplar?

Hi @brie, I've not used it myself, but Poplar is pretty commonly used. My understanding is it's easy to work. If you're looking for light weight, ta...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@robin interesting! I'll look out for your thoughts. I've got the crimson water based wipe on finish to experiment with, but not tried it yet.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@robin looking good! What finish are you going for?

3 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@brie good work! I often look at the acoustic course, but find myself building 'just one more' electric!

4 weeks ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

Cheers @robin! Maybe I'll look into bending the sides myself, I think a mate has a bending iron and his badly can I need up making the moulds?!...

1 month ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@robin looks excellent! Did you buy the acoustic build kit available in the shop? I'm thinking about pulling the plug on it, but would have to buy...

1 month ago
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Answer to: Neck angle for bolt-on - can't decide

Hey @swepri, My experience of jazzmasters and jaguars is that they often need a shim in the neck pocket too create a better angle at the bridge anyw...

2 months ago
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RE: Maccaferri Bass

Hi @darrenking, Doesn't sound like a bad idea to me, but generally I don't know until I *uck about, then I find out. For what it's worth, I really...

2 months ago
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RE: Second build

Happy new year, folks! As I've bored you with the earlier parts, I may as well show the final product 🤷 Fully shielded and finished off wi...

2 months ago
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RE: Hidden neck tenon (Gibson style)

Love this, thanks @robin!

2 months ago
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RE: Hidden neck tenon (Gibson style)

Thanks @robin for taking the time to pull that all together, it appreciated. Seeing some of the steps undertaken had fleshed out my thoughts. I thin...

2 months ago
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RE: Hidden neck tenon (Gibson style)

@robin that's exactly what I'm on about! Thank god someone understood me! I'm drawing up a design that's kinda SG thin, so want a way of attaching t...

2 months ago
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RE: Greetings from Texas, USA

@somethingnicer, welcome along! As the others have said, you'll enjoy mark's courses. They're something for everyone, no matter the skill level. Ple...

2 months ago
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RE: Second build

Thanks @boo! Yes, it's somewhere between a lemon or a Tigers eye burst. My wife jokingly (I hope) called it a Bert burst, as in Bert and Ernie, but ...

2 months ago
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RE: Second build

Thankfully, gluing the neck went well and I now have a new guitar if sorts. I practiced staining on an offcut off the top and really enjoyed the pro...

2 months ago
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