I hope you are not a wood beetle :lol:
Oh well, I'm a bit lazy with this build at the moment, need to wind the humbuckers and have to rout the PU cavities, both not done yet, damn it,...
No problem man, thanks ;-))
Today I worked a bit more on the neck, smoothed it and sanded the areas around the heel and volute a bit more....
Guess with the mess I made with the binding I should better buy a vacuum cleaner instead of an orbital sander :hmm:
Eeek, that stuff sticks...
Just sanded the body / neck transition to the final width, the scratches on the sides of the body are sanded away and smoothed, oh damn, I can't...
Today I worked a bit on the neck, the fretboard is already installed and the sides are flush with the board.
Next step will be the body binding....
This was a good weekend :)
Ok, a few pics from today, hope to finish it tomorrow
Yes, absolutely dead straight TR channels :thumb:
Thanks so much!
Well, I'm quite happy with my manual milling machine, it has an extra long table that allows me to rout a length of about 480 mm...
I wasn't sure if I should add binding around the headstock or not. Finally I decided to do it and to continue the white inlay stripe that's on the...
Tuner holes drilled, no problems so far. I'm still waiting to screw up something...
The other neck is for my Korina Special.
After some chiseling today the neck fits much better. Height is still ok for the bridge.
Yes, a few updates of this weekend:
Neck cavity done
and finished the headstock shape
The neck fits in the...
Hey everyone, time to overcome my laziness and go on with this build, it's been a while since my last post, so here comes a little update.
Hey Frank, sorry for my late response. Guess I was too frustrated after the cracks in the neck that I haven't checked the thread in the last days....
:pissed: :wallbash: :pissed: :wallbash: :pissed:
Today was a bad day, and I guess I can throw the neck in the trash.
I inspected it and...
Here is a pic of my milling machine, beside this I only use the regular tools like jigsaw, drill and my Dremel with router base,...
@ Knarbens: Yup, it's Jescar SS wire, my favorite one.
Btw, that's a nice ebony board and neck you've got there!
So lots of work done today,...
Wow, that's some nice wood :thumb:
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