Pretty much entirely this. FB groups/messenger have killed off a lot of appeal for forums for me. The flow of posting pics, commenting, and...
That headless neckjoint came out ridiculously cool. Very unique.
After a long (and very hot) Friday trip to the lumber yard:
More stuff happening:
Sunday delivery? Clearly everything IS more awesome in Austin ;)
And happy NRD :D
I'm back on this axe now:
That's wild. My experience with padouk has been that it's very dry too.
Natural resources... You never can tell what you're gonna deal with haha :)
I use padauk in smaller bits and pieces here and there. Stringers on multi-piece necks, for instance, and a thin layer between the top and body...
I finally got talked into doing dyed bobbins:
Agreed. It's a nice ebony replacement wood. Fine-grained, dark (or light... or both :lol: ), dense wood. I like it quite a bit :)
It sure is.
Stringing up another DII build:
Do it! I've got a personal guitar with a mesquite neck and fingerboard. It's nice stuff :)
Nada. I can't afford that shit. I'm just now giving my apprentice gas money :lol:
The line's picking up momentum, but I've been training a small...
Some more shots:
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