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Old 01-26-2017, 09:19 PM
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I heard Ted uses those shavings to make a mean spruce salad. Looks awesome, as always!
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Old 01-27-2017, 02:51 AM
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I heard Ted uses those shavings to make a mean spruce salad. Looks awesome, as always!
No, the wood shavings are responsible for the "overtones"...
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Old 02-01-2017, 02:06 PM
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Lol.....looking at the size of that shavings pile,I think those braces must be pretty thin by now.....could make for a very active top ....of course he might just like using paring chisels and it's all gone wrong

I own some really nice Japanese paring chisels and it takes all my self control not to bevel every piece of wooden furniture I own.very therapeutic.
know the feeling Scottie, the humor is NOT showing his bracing - almost.
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Old 02-01-2017, 02:45 PM
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Ted is finishing the binding this week and will send over photos when he is done....in the meantime he sent over some images of the work done on the end graft.
Cutting miters on the inlaid endgraft


Fitting and gluing the cut out purfling. Ted states that a perfect miter should look like it's one piece thats inlaid and show no witness lines of glue or gaps. In order to get clean results for this process Ted use 3 different types of glue with different viscosity's and properties...I have no idea why this is or how it achieves the results it does




The finished result.


Until next time!

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Old 02-01-2017, 04:47 PM
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Sweet jesus that is crisp endgraft work.
Flawless.

Cheers,
Steve
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Old 02-02-2017, 09:25 PM
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Thanks Zac.....although it would be a hassle and a bit of a commute from Scotland,you don't want a 47 year old apprentice do you?..
If nothing else I could do PR and make coffee.lol

Looking at all these wonderful instruments makes one question My career path...
Knew I should have stuck in at joinery class...och well!

All the best and look forward to more threads from you


Haha, Thanks Scott!
I don't actually drink coffee so I'm not sure I could take you up on that
If I had a big enough shop I'd have apprentices by next year but it'll have to wait... My shop is a one-man shop at the moment, not really any room for a second body until I upgrade!
Thank you once again for the compliments - I'll likely be posting a thread soon for the two guitars I'll be making for the Vancouver International Guitar Festival in June. So that should be fun!
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Old 02-03-2017, 10:10 AM
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That is very nice work. I really like the look of this guitar.
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Old 02-05-2017, 09:21 AM
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Making sure those bindings don't move anywhere
Tape comes off tomorrow so will post any images I get


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Are you sure that is to keep the bindings from moving or is the guitar headed for a sarcophagus to be preserved for eternity with an Egyptian king?

ps. did you ever see the PM I sent you?
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Are you sure that is to keep the bindings from moving or is the guitar headed for a sarcophagus to be preserved for eternity with an Egyptian king?

ps. did you ever see the PM I sent you?
As long as no curse put on it when Ted unwraps it....

Think I'll get shares in the tape company though

Apologies,,just saw that I had message...I will respond shortly,
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Glue and lots of tape worked and the bindings are done.






And one more...


Ted is going to be cutting out the soundport next...!!!!..

Take it easy everyone

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Old 02-08-2017, 01:24 PM
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Beautiful work so far. Immaculate!
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Those back and sides are so wicked. I'm jealous. Absolutely stunning!
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Old 02-12-2017, 08:12 PM
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That guy does beautiful work! Very nice inlay work!
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:41 PM
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Many thanks for all the great comments for Ted's work...getting closer
Just a couple of photos from Ted
The sound port is done and the routing for the neck attachment is complete...Ted is going to leave the body now and concentrate on the neck...once done he will begin to prep the body ready for the start of the pore filling process




Take it easy everyone
Scott

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