This forum has become increasingly more and more angry as stated in an earlier thread by another .
I find myself in agreement and will do what I...
There is no need to overreact .
The typical dealer price is 40% off MSRP .
This places much of the Martin line under $3,000.00 , even with an...
Like nitro cellulose lacquer ?
Is there nothing in your shop that is considered a carcinogen ?
Naptha , mineral spirits ......
I didn't hear...
The parameter that you stated was anything under 3K will be Richlite .
Simply not so .
The word ebony is not in that post .
And yes , you...
The only true moronic blunder is the one that you do not learn from .
I'll add Tom Thiel at Northwood Tonewoods and Hibdon Hardwoods as possibilities .
Good luck in your search .
So a D-15 will have a richlite board and bridge ?
Titebond releases at around 160 degrees .
Next time try either keeping things clean or placing waxed paper between pieces that are not to be...
When Les Paul was creating his design , he was trying to isolate the strings from everything else as much as possible in order to get as pure a...
With some selective cutting , you should have enough from each board to do a top .
The length of the boards compared to the length of the body...
Now you're acting like a fleck . :rofl:
Sycamore is not a heavy wood .
Quartersawn sycamore is rather pretty stuff .
Martin is using flatsawn sycamore for the necks of their CEO 8...
I saw them .
They are like beauty marks on a woman .
Likely that the wood pictured is not fully quartered .
How about a pic of the entire neck ?
Better yet , a picture of the heel if possible ....
These are medullary rays in cherry . Medullary rays look similar in maple .
These are Medullary rays in sycamore .
Wood is wood .
By this , I am saying that it is not uniform and perfect .
Nearly all maple has some degree of figuring of some sort .
Thanks Dave .
Nothing quite like Pennsylvania sources sycamore being used to build Pennsylvania based guitars .
The main obstacle , as usual ,...
On Jan. 14 , I received an eMail from CF Martin .
I know the source of the eMail.
Moving forward , I am being set up as a vendor to the CF...
Been a while since I measured any , but those specs sure are close to standard Fender string ferrules .
Never used one and doubt that I ever will .
Best wishes on a solution .
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