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Old 10-19-2018, 06:50 AM
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Seriously....Redwood and Spanish Cedar? Am I reading that correctly? Ugh...that trip is going to be expensive, and I don't mean airfare!!! I'm safe as long as there are no bevels...
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Old 10-19-2018, 12:23 PM
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Seriously....Redwood and Spanish Cedar? Am I reading that correctly? Ugh...that trip is going to be expensive, and I don't mean airfare!!! I'm safe as long as there are no bevels...
Oh, did we forget to mention bevels? Of course there will be bevels.
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Old 10-19-2018, 09:32 PM
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Smile Hooray for bevels!!!

Hey Mikealpine,

I too feel safe from GAS as long as an axe has no bevels...

But now I want a Manzer style Wedge and a sound port too. Haha

You guys Rock

Looking so forward to B.I.G.!!!

Paul
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Thanks for the kind word Paul! So, we got some vacation post cards from Stan's FS while off enjoying the spa. She's been working quite a bit on her tan:

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Who knew there was so much sun in Michigan?

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Oh my. It's real. Oh my.
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Wow Stan, that took on a real nice tone!!! Woot Woot! These are the best shots for sure except for when it is done of course! Then you start planning the next one.
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Old 10-20-2018, 07:24 AM
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I opened this one up a bit so you could see how that purfling pops! What a dreamboat!
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Hey Mikealpine,

I too feel safe from GAS as long as an axe has no bevels...

But now I want a Manzer style Wedge and a sound port too. Haha

You guys Rock

Looking so forward to B.I.G.!!!

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Paul, I have not tried a wedge, Hope to see one at Woostock!

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Oh my. It's real. Oh my.
Itís real, and really pretty!
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Old 10-20-2018, 08:22 AM
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This guitar has a wedge and soundport, but no bevels. I feel about bevels the same way some people feel about cutaways: it spoils the symmetry. Actually, I feel a little that way about cutaways myself, but I need one on a 12 fret. Someday I might need a bevel too, so never say never. Probably a bigger factor in choosing to be bevel-less was cost: I was trying to get Steve to make me a cheap, Plain-Jane guitar. I don't think I succeeded.
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... I was trying to get Steve to make me a cheap, Plain-Jane guitar. I don't think I succeeded.
It's only slightly deflating to know: we haven't even got the neck on, and already we've failed!
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Old 10-20-2018, 09:44 AM
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That's right, Steve, you have failed, once again, to make an ugly guitar. I may give you one more chance.
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Wow Stan, that took on a real nice tone!!! Woot Woot! These are the best shots for sure except for when it is done of course! Then you start planning the next one.
You know, Tom, you are really a bad influence. (But don't stop.)
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Old 10-27-2018, 07:04 AM
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Getting shiny!

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