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Old 04-22-2014, 05:34 PM
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Hi Folks,
This is the first build I've commissioned, and its with Ken Casper. We decided on a 13fret 25" scale OM with an Adi top and sinker mahogany back and sides. Cocobolo purling w/ Osage Orange. The build is well along. See pics below:






















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Old 04-23-2014, 07:41 AM
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Nice looking wood. Ken builds some beautiful guitars.
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Old 04-23-2014, 05:19 PM
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Old 07-01-2014, 06:32 PM
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The 13 fret OM is just about ready for lacquer finishing. I am really liking how this Adi/sinker mahogany 13 fret is turning out, can't wait to play her!



















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What kind of tuners are those?
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Old 07-01-2014, 07:06 PM
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Schertler.
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Old 07-01-2014, 07:48 PM
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Beautiful guitar! There is something special about an unfinished guitar.
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Beautiful looking work!
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Old 07-05-2014, 08:19 PM
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Hey Dave, you didn't tell me you had posted your build here! I had some free time tonight and jumped on to see what was happening and was surprised to see the sinker mahogany! I hadn't been on for so long I had forgotten my password

Glad you are happy with the build. I will be shooting lacquer this week, so we are nearing the end! Thanks to the rest of you for the kind words.

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Old 08-17-2014, 06:01 PM
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Got strings on Dave's guitar yesterday. It sounds surprisingly good for being so green. I have high hopes for it! A few days on the shaker and I can dial in the action. Nice to have a couple of builds coming off the bench and heading to customers.

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Old 08-21-2014, 11:23 AM
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Looks good Ken, we need to get together and chat, its been a while.

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The picture with the dog is awesome.

Really beautiful guitar too.
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Nice hog. Looking forward to seeing the finished product.
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:53 PM
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I don't think I've ever encountered a 13 fret OM - very eager to hear how it turns out. I think the wood combinations on this are very classy looking, and the rosette is gorgeous!
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I don't think I've ever encountered a 13 fret OM - very eager to hear how it turns out.
I have 2. I think they are the perfect solution.

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