Heres a few pics of my first Pearl Model made for a client.
The first of my Pearl model built for a client.
I'm about ready to start spraying a Fender style 3 color sunburst.
I have a good amount of Cardinal's Luthierthane (an acrylic urethane topcoat)...
Illustrator is what I use to design guitars. I create a complete design then setup a separate file for templates which I then send to a laser...
Adobe will let you download Illustrator and Photoshop CS2 for free right now. That version is a few years old now but really for designing guitars...
Ok what I'm trying to achieve is this...
3 single coil pickups with 5 way switch with these positions
Neck + Middle
Middle + Bridge...
Hey Sully, what are you using for Sealer? Its awesome seeing the guitar put together. Lovin the design!
which bridge did you get from StewMac. I got a Tele build coming up and was thinkin
of getting the Gotoh Modern Tele Bridge
Ken, I'm not a Tele guy but this one is makin me drool
This is lookin good!
I gotta say, as a beginner, being able to sit here and read all the different views and points discussed by you all is great. I love this forum.
So is it better if you own a smaller or even homemade cnc, or outsource to someone local.
What would be a good free version of CAD software. I'm an Adobe Illustrator user and have been drawing my plans and templates in that so far, but...
My father in law has a Jeep and she thinks its the greatest thing, so yeah, she loves having her own pink one.
Bruce, I like the idea of this, but I can also see the point Aaron is making.
I don't want to seem like I'm pitting the two of you against each...
This is looking Great Ken! Are you still using clipboards for your pickguard material.
Thanks for that tip, it came in handy the other day.
That's a nice chunk of wood you got there. How stable is burl. Could you make a neck from it?
Aaron, if it's not the nodes, then how do you best determine the placement?
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