mikeyrjiom
mikeyrjiom
@mikeyrjiom
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Joined: Dec 12, 2018
Last seen: Jun 10, 2024
Topics: 16 / Replies: 54
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RE: Acoustic Build number 8

Thank you all for your comments. @tv101 @russ @koendb I will try to condense the build. I do keep pictures of the builds but there are a lot...

9 months ago
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RE: BACK IN THE ROOM !! .... and LOOK who is here for our first open workshop session 🙂

Great to see people back in the workshop again. I will have to sort a trip out to Ayr from the Isle of man and maybe get in a hollow body course. 😉

9 months ago
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RE: First Acoustic Build Complete

@norriemac Nice work. There is a great amount of satisfaction when you finish your first build and an acoustic as well.

1 year ago
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RE: Latest acoustic build. Will try and put some video/audio up as well as pics

Hey (@russ) You gave me an idea. I have a facebook account for the MJC Guitars IOM and I've copied the link from there. Lets see if that works a...

2 years ago
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RE: Latest acoustic build. Will try and put some video/audio up as well as pics

Thanks (@russ) Can't seem to get the video file below the 128Mb limit to be able to post. Anyone got any help on that. Have seen a few videos posted...

2 years ago
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RE: Latest acoustic build. Will try and put some video/audio up as well as pics

Thanks @koendb. All down to Marks' courses and patience starting me on the journey.

2 years ago
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RE: Cedar Soundboard repair

Thanks (@clinton) for the help. I will contact the owner and arrange a time so I can do the work. Will let you know the outcome (@markbailey) nice...

3 years ago
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Answer to: Four piece acoustic back.

Thanks for the quick reply @darrenking I thought as much so will need some more bracing pieces then 🙂 Hope all is well with you Mike

3 years ago
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RE: Wood suppliers

I have bought billets and purflings among other bits from David Dyke atGood quality and very helpful staff.

3 years ago
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RE: Inlays/marquetry

Mark suggests on his videos that you use sanding sealer before cutting out the rosette, as it helps stop any tear out. You just rag it on around the...

3 years ago
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RE: BEND IT LIKE BAILEY!!!

Great video @steveadams Glad to see you're having fun even at a stressful bit of making an acoustic.

3 years ago
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RE: First Acoustic build

Wow, fantastic looking acoustic @bpower . Love the contrast of the Paduk with the maple neck. Well done.

3 years ago
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RE: I did it......loose neck pocket!

@peebee Spot on with your last comment I think that's the way round for the future. I have a PRS custom 22 fret template that I have had to shim the...

3 years ago
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RE: Thanks to Marks' finishing course

🤣 🤣 New design coming up then @eddie6string

3 years ago
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RE: Thanks to Marks' finishing course

@mattbeels @deej. Yes it is an inlay (MOP) Its on the Isle of Man flag which is where I live. 🇮🇲 👍

3 years ago
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RE: No Livestream Sat

Thinking of you @markbailey and Carol. Sending hugs and hope all goes well. Stay safe. Caroline & Mike

3 years ago
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RE: Thanks to Marks' finishing course

Thanks for all the comments guys it is really appreciated. @boo and @koendb Most stuff came from Tonetech Manchester, just the tomato Red from R&a...

3 years ago
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RE: Finishing Maple Fretboards

Thanks @boo The video was very useful. Just need to find the part on the finishing course that talks about how Lewis sprayed @rashdown_online (...

3 years ago
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RE: Finishing Maple Fretboards

Thanks Again @tv1 Looks like its lacquering then 😀. I prefer a satin type finish on the necks, so I think that should still work on the fretboard ...

3 years ago
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