What's on your workbench?

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  1. tone57

    tone57 Member

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    Wow Adam, that is very ummm UltraSuperMega Something.. I like it a lot.

    not exactly on my workbench, but ... hope it isn't too far off topic...
    Lame, but it works. Time will tell if it is 'robust' enough.
    Think i'll buy the next one. Must have put it together and taken it apart 20 times to get all the countersinks and whatnot in the ballpark.

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  2. Adam

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    A continuation of my post in the Got Wood? thread...

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    Here's the first neck blank, the stringers are bubinga.

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    The second one, this one being for Nick. The stringers on this one are purpleheart. Not pictured today but drying currently is the 3rd neck blank, which has thin wenge veneers between the maple pieces instead of stringers.
     
  3. Adam

    Adam Well-Known Member

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    Here's the 3rd neck blank, roasted maple + wenge:

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    Today I worked on the fanned 9 string. This morning I finalized the pickup design and made routing templates based on that, also finalized the bridge design and the bridge pin layout, all to match the new body.

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    I drilled the bridge pin holes, the string through holes, routed the pickup routes, and made the new bridge plate.
     
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  4. BWGuitars

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    Hey duders! Been a while since I've been on here. Here's some pictures for you guys :)

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  5. Purelojik

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    that inlay looks like damascus etched steel....am i right?
     
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    Awesome guitar Aaron!
     
  7. BWGuitars

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    Mokume. It looks like Damascus steel, but isn't a nightmare to work with :)



    Thanks man :)
     
  8. skeels

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    My first single cut in the works.


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    also this godforsaken thing...


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  10. BWGuitars

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    A bass!
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    sick! new logo too?
     
  12. BWGuitars

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    Yeah, but it's definitely not a keeper lol
     
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    I wonder how many spools I waste before completing the first bobbin.... :D
     
  14. Adam

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    Been there, done that.
     
  15. BWGuitars

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    Yeah man, get used to that sight ;)
     
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    three piece pine body, book matched Southern yellow pine top. Fingers crossed with this one.
     
  17. BWGuitars

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    Finishing up the rough woodwork on the bass prototype:
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    This one went out the door last December and now that the humidity has gone above zero to where it should be it could use a setup and a new set of strings.

    I love it when one of my guitars that I haven't seen for a while shows up and I get to play the shine off a new set of strings, it's like a lost child coming home...

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  19. BWGuitars

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    Got the heel transition area shaped. It's not the most sculpted, mind-blowing heel ever, but it should be adequate for a bass :D
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    Looks good to me! Glad you're back ...
     

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