Wayne_F
@wayne_f
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Joined: Dec 26, 2020
Last seen: Jun 6, 2024
Topics: 7 / Replies: 65
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RE: Eliminate Jack Socket Anxiety (Jack Socket Routing Jig)

@rathius Well, I'm glad that my idea was useful to someone. Have you made yours yet? It's been months since I last logged on here. I hope that large r...

1 year ago
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RE: New Build - Tamarind Top

Awesome! That top looks nice

2 years ago
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RE: Feck-Right-Up. Ideas/Suggestions please ...

"We don't make mistakes- We have happy accidents" - Bob Ross Nothing like some accidental inspiration. It gives it a very unique look and your fix w...

2 years ago
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RE: Eliminate Jack Socket Anxiety (Jack Socket Routing Jig)

I think the main reason the wood ended up splitting is because I might not have had a big enough pilot hole. The drive tip on the auger bit acted like...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Just figured I'd share this with you guys. Today I made a fret slotting jig in preparation for the next build. That's right, I'm not going to use a pr...

2 years ago
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RE: Second Ukulele build

Looks great! Love the color and the overall shape of it. Particularly the end of the fretboard and the pickup mount. Did you make that mount or buy it...

2 years ago
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RE: Site Updates: Blue is New, Like button moved - World Peace Ensues...

As soon as I logged in I thought to myself "oh, wow. New design!" I like it. If I hadn't read this post I probably would have spent a minute or so loo...

2 years ago
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RE: Gouged Neck and thickness tolerance question?

I know I'm a couple weeks late to the party here, but from reading your post and seeing the picture my thoughts were pretty much exactly what Mark and...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar Build #3

Excellent job! Beautiful grain on the back and very nice gloss finish.

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Finally, a long overdue update. 'Tis done!

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

The neck is all set and tomorrow it's time to start the body.

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

@rocknroller912 Yes, but the taper template was only off by a little under a mm. As long as the fretboard is properly centered, the slot should be f...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Truss rod is installed and fretboard is glued down. This time I rounded the end of the fillet at the heel end so there's no open gap.

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

@robin That's very true. Sometimes it doesn't even take one night; sometimes it's only an hour or two.

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

@robin I've compared the neck to the fretboard and the board is a bit wider. Your suggestion of blending the joint while carving sounds much better th...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Just got done out in the workshop a couple hours ago and I've run into another problem. I might need to scrap this and start over. After routing the p...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Okay, finally posting some progress. Even though the project is just starting I've already made a couple mistakes. Fortunately those mistakes are not ...

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

@bpower Thanks! I wanted to make something edgier that had a V-ish shape to it.

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar #2 (Summer 2022 Project)

Decided to go with hardtail bridge again instead of the tremolo (next time). I have the plan drawn out and the body template cut.

2 years ago
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