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Old 11-17-2017, 07:20 PM
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Hey forum folks! I'm in the very early stages of a three new builds. Thanks in advance for following the builds.





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Old 11-17-2017, 07:41 PM
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Which one of these is not like the other?
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Old 11-18-2017, 10:58 AM
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Which one of these is not like the other?


One's got more red pencil on it still!
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Old 11-25-2017, 12:52 PM
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I've been itching to get going on these new guitars but promised myself I'd tie up the loose ends around the shop before I begin the very enjoyable task of choosing materials. Here are a couple pieces I'm looking at. Not sold on anything yet though.



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Old 11-26-2017, 09:39 AM
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Dion,
Looking forward to seeing this build. I've been following your builds on IG and really enjoy your fresh ideas.

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Old 11-26-2017, 07:59 PM
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Looking forward to seeing this build. I've been following your builds on IG and really enjoy your fresh ideas.

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Thanks Geoff!
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Old 11-27-2017, 08:09 AM
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3 guitars with 10 neck blocks!?!

Looking forward to seeing these original designs!

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Old 11-27-2017, 04:21 PM
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Haha..! That might add a little extra weight!
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:38 PM
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Spending the evening digging through soundboard material. What a pleasant task!

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Old 11-29-2017, 11:33 PM
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Another great day and night in the shop. Almost all the parts are made. Soon I'll be into assembly.





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Old 11-29-2017, 11:43 PM
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For those of you on the forum who don't follow me on instagram, I'll throw this out here. I've always been crazy about solid mahogany acoustics, they've just got so much style. Anyways, I've got some really light, really old Honduran mahogany, light enough to make a great soundboard. I'm keen to make a Mahogany guitar in my newest shape but hesitant, as in my experience and from what I've been told from dealers, solid mahogany guitars can be hard to sell. But picture it, this beautiful wood/colour combo but in this style. If anyone on the forum is interested let me know, I'll even swing a price break, That's how badly I want to build this guitar!

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And now we'll study the chic mahoganism era kids ....
All the best for the new build!
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Old 11-30-2017, 02:26 PM
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All the best for the new build!


Chic Mahoganism! Love it!
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:47 PM
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Fingerboards.





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Old 12-06-2017, 08:21 PM
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Backs and soundboards are joined and cut to shape. I'm certain I'll be using the cocobolo and the Honduran Mahogany. Still deciding on soundboards, I'll likely use the Lutz on the left with the mahogany and the engleman on the right with the cocobolo.

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