Still avoiding Wenge. ;)
...and you're still faster than me.
Carve top in Koa.
Back is black Limba.
I've got 4 tops coming. Lookin' forward to unboxing. Furreal.
Welcome back to guitar building! Missed ya, Murk!
Wow! Strip and refinish?
Wow. Love that one.
I linked to the images on my Renk Guitars website originally. I switched the links back to imgur, maybe that'll help.
Long time, no update!
Man, this summer flew by. Both guitars made it out. The V made it in time for a show my band played, which was a huge...
For the bevels on the bouts I use a Shinto saw rasp, a sanding block with 60-80grit, and a card scraper. For the mini bevels on the horns I used...
My research turned up the same info, but I hadn't seen that youtube vid. Thank you. That'll save me a couple hours drive time and a nasty surprise.
Or is it a rosewood veneer, rendering this whole thread moot?
**Are piano cases veneered or solid timber?**
I've got an unusual topic for discussion. I've got a friend that bought a mid 19th century...
Kyle did visit me and spent a couple hours in my shop. Delightful family. He brought me a vurry nice piece of claro that I shall save for a...
The two I'm working on now:
V design for my stage left counterpart.
...and the most recent progress shot of the Siren going to...
Thank you much!
Well hell....it seems you know me better than I know myself! You're right, I have the Siren 7 awaiting hardware and pickups....
I may have used up all the good-will vouchers Dan issued....sorry folks.
I haven't been posting not for lack of interest, but because I'm SUPER flippin' busy! I sold 2 builds and I've been working on those daily.
I've been rollin' along on this commissioned build going to Canada. I've been careful not to get in a rush on this and perform any task in haste....
Wow...this turned out really nice! I still don't have a workmate, and look at all it can do!
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