Cigar Box Build #2

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  1. Luthier-Atlanta

    Luthier-Atlanta New Member

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    Here is the one I started today.
    I started with a solid piece of Mahogany 4" x 1 3/4" X 36" and of course the box. :rolleyes:
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  2. Luthier-Atlanta

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    Some more...

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    and some more...

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    Yep yet more...

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    and some more....

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    Well this is today's chain of events.
    Finished playing with the neck to box fitment
    Sanded in Tru-Oil on the neck
    Drilled out the tuner peg holes
    Gulled down the loose labels
    Attached the Lion Crest to the neck base inside the box
    Routed out the channel for the 5/16" drill stock steel rod
    Routed out the track for the reverse skunk stripe
    Made the skunk stripe (Bloodwood)
    Put the insert base inside the box for the neck block to glue to, etc....


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    The last few for tonight.

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    O.k., here's more.....................
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    Here is the latest progress,,,

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    Today's events,

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    Well she is ready for frets and tuners now. All glued, aligned and tweaked.

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    If anyone is interested in some boxes, I just picked up 18 Real Cuban Boxes today that I won't be using. $10 each plus shipping, chances are real slim you will find real Cuban boxes anywhere.
     
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    This is really nice! I like the unorthodox headstock shape you have going on :D
     
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    Thanks, I just ordered the tuners and will be finishing it next week I hope.
     

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