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Old 01-24-2019, 11:52 AM
Neil K Walk Neil K Walk is offline
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Originally Posted by GaultierRedon14 View Post
Thank you, Neil.

The Ebony/Maple/ABW lines are meant to reference the 5-ply body bindings. The only difference is the body bindings alternate with Pernambuco and the rosette alternates with Maple. I wanted the rosette and bindings to have a very cohesive and bold, yet understated look. A nod to tradition, but something a little different as well. The dose of black color in the rosette will also reference other elements in the guitar, as time will tell.
I understand. It ties in well. I was surprised that you chose herringbone but I think the pattern benefits from the differing contrasts and hues of the purfling.
~ Neil (sofa player, shower singer and basement whittler)
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