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Old 01-20-2017, 04:43 PM
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Originally Posted by ukejon View Post
Fantastic. By the way, the photo above of the famed Hatcher lattice bracing reminds me of the image that in 2013 absolutely lured me into Mark's lair:

Beware, don't look at it too long. You may be enticed in as well!
Originally Posted by cigarfan View Post
Too late! Man I love that shot!
I guess I should take more pictures like that one!

When I am working with a highly figured wood I'll often go with laminated sides. It gives the sides more strength/stability and when you bend highly figured wood at full side thickness they can come out pretty lumpy.
On this guitar I am using maple laminates. This side is being compressed in the mold as it sets up:

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