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Old 05-13-2015, 05:21 AM
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What a work of art! Looks fantastic, Mark.
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Mark, do you have a few more sets of Adirondack like this kicking around ?

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I am very happy with this build but, I have to admit to being fickle when it comes to my guitars, I am always most in love with the next one!

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I can't tell you how happy I am to hear you say that!
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I can't tell you how happy I am to hear you say that!
I do have a really nice walnut guitar coming up shortly!

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Mark, do you have a few more sets of Adirondack like this kicking around ?

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I don't right now but, I know where to get them!

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What a work of art! Looks fantastic, Mark.
Thanks ukejon!

I'm getting a lot of interest in cedar over Indian Rosewood Gretas because of your YouTubes. So thanks again!


Here are some update pictures of the ebony parlor getting all pulled together:







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When putting the specs together for this parlor guitar we decided on an open headstock. We went with a new design with several changes from my existing designs. One, was to have the top curve emulate the bottom of the fretboard.
The second was to cut the width of the headstock to go with the smaller body size. To do this I alternated the holes for the tuners allowing me to pull the whole thing together more tightly. With the slots skewed I think it goes quite naturally with the top curve.
Here is the initial drawing I had shown previously:



There are a number of guitars models out with this general type of configuration so to help make it my own I added facets near the nut and on the top similar to what I have done on other headstock designs.

Here is the actual headstock all roughed out:



We went with the black Ebony theme on the top and back

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Mark,

The new headstock design looks fantastic. Well done! I can't wait to see how this guitar turns out.

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Love your headstock. Very classy!
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This is one of the most downright sophisticated and classy guitars I've ever seen! Love that new headstock too :-)

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The new headstock design looks fantastic. Well done! I can't wait to see how this guitar turns out.

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Hey Danny,

Great to see you here! Haven't seen you on the forum for awhile.

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Love your headstock. Very classy!
Thanks cigarfan!

I have a feeling this headstock will become very popular!

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This is one of the most downright sophisticated and classy guitars I've ever seen! Love that new headstock too :-)

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That is a big compliment!

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This is one of the most downright sophisticated and classy guitars I've ever seen! Love that new headstock too :-)

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While there is no arguing your point, it really is very classy, how do you choose his classiest...impossible, but to make a short list of top five, wait, probably should go ten, OK, top 20....OK, probably not fair to put a number on it....somewhere on that list I would have this walnut bass, VERY HIGH....

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Indeed the new headstock shape will become popular - I plan on using it for my current Hatcher build, albeit in non-slotted form.

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Thanks TomB'sox and Dcn,

Here are the last shots before the parlor went to the finisher:







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Since you have topped the 300 post mark (no pun intended) we are going to ask you open a continuation thread. Our software gets weird when threads move beyond 300 posts.

I look forward to your builds Mark. Fun to watch (and drool).
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