Well University isn't keeping me from getting my hands dirty.
I'm currently in my first year at McGill up in Montreal for science. After first...
It's definitely one of those tools you can't get too comfortable using and fall into complacency. But for some operations there's just no...
I had a little run in earlier and figured I'd bring this thread back up to the top. I was ripping some maple for a neck blank on the table saw,...
004 fresh off the assembly line. I finished this one up a week or two ago. Bookmatched maple top, mahogany body (technically 3 piece, there's...
And firewood becomes your best friend
Damn that body's beautiful!
I'd definitely suggest getting a lathe. It's super cathartic sometimes. Where as a guitar takes months, you can whip...
Skeels- Thank you! You should start turning. Wet wood is fantastic to turn.
Necks meet their bodys
And the maple paul goes in for paint! Here's after sealer.
And with the burst. Not exactly what I was going for...
Trussrod being set into the walnut paul
And the fretboard's glued on
Oh trust me, I know it's just a fairy tale dream. In a few weeks you won't be able to find the bench. :rofl:
I'll play along! It's usually a bit messier than this, I just cleaned, and have told myself I'm keeping it this way. Although, I'll admit, I say...
Thanks Simon, I'm pretty happy with these so far. There's been a few rough bits, but still miles ahead of the first les paul I tried.
Here it is as delivered from Stew Mac, but that won't do now will it?
First things first the board gets tapered, with the...
I built one of those floating jigs for this go around. My first attempt at a les paul the binding was pretty ugly.
Here she is...
Here's what I was talking about regarding the plug for the neck pickup
this way, once the router is maxed out, I can pop off the template,...
Well I decided P-90's on neither, I can always make more :dude:
I've done quite a bit more work on these, but school's started again so I'm...
Me too, that's why I'm a big junior junkie. I cant decide if I should put them on the maple or walnut paul, or maybe both...
What are your thoughts on p-90's? I'm thinking soapbars for the walnut one, just as it's gonna be far from a typical les paul. Plus it adds a...
What can I say? I did the first one that way, and I'm stubborn :)
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