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Old 08-09-2016, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by ukejon View Post
Beautiful guitar.

Regarding your drafting table, looks to me like you are drawing birds and not guitars......
Thanks Jon,

Why those were, in fact, birds I was drawing. When I draw for inlays it works well to draw large and then shrink the drawing to fit. It gives you cleaner, finer and more precise lines to follow with the saw. These birds were for the Magpie Penelope crossover I made last winter with the "Tree".
Here's a couple pics of the drawing sized and worked;









I'm very proud of how that guitar worked out. So yeah I draw birds, flourishes, I'm currently trying to work out an olive wreath for a rosette.

Mark
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