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  Topic: Paisleys (and other stuff) in progress
BeeTL

Replies: 1100
Views: 150972

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:37 pm   Subject: Paisleys (and other stuff) in progress
Awesome...Cool
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:09 am   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
It's possible this might be the coolest picture ever.

I've known these two guys since...forever.

This is the first time we have hung out and jammed.

Just one of those things.

http://www.lo ...
  Topic: Paisleys (and other stuff) in progress
BeeTL

Replies: 1100
Views: 150972

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:55 pm   Subject: Paisleys (and other stuff) in progress
That is so cool!

For you?
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:16 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
Another shot from Joe Sanders' visit, this time with the red Fireluxe NR.

This guitar is currently fitted with Fralin high-output humbuckers and coil splitting Bourns 500K volume and tone pots.

...
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
Joe Sanders dropped by to demo the new guitars.

I didn't know there would be photos...wishing I had tidied up a bit! Wink

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gallery/Image-Hosting/DSC_0024 ...
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:21 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
So, here are the next five coming together, and a gallery shot:

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gallery/Image-Hosting/Collage-007.jpg

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gall ...
  Topic: PRS Employee Guitar build
BeeTL

Replies: 6
Views: 335

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:19 pm   Subject: PRS Employee Guitar build
That's really cool!
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:36 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
I've been busy finishing up a bunch of builds.

At times I feel like Dr. Finklestein.

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gallery/Image-Hosting/Collage-006.jpg
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:47 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
I love Allparts day:

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gallery/Image-Hosting/DSC_0080.JPG
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:17 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
The Lowe Universal Ring and Rout allows any instrument to be fitted with a wide variety of pickups by Lindy Fralin Pickups, Lollar Pickups, and TV Jones:

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content ...
  Topic: General Finishes Water Based Topcoat
BeeTL

Replies: 2
Views: 195

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:42 pm   Subject: General Finishes Water Based Topcoat
If you care to go down a water based finishing rabbit hole, there is a lot to explore here:

https://www.talkbass.com/threads/using-water-based-products-for-instrument-finishing-target-coatings-9000 ...
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:16 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
I'll be curious to see what a mahogany model weighs in at.

I expect it will be pretty light, relatively speaking, at least pre-Bigsby.

There is a lot of contouring with all of my body styles, de ...
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
Here's a fitment mockup of the Ridler VI with most of the parts sitting loose on the body.

Also shown is the Lowe "chopped" bridge that allows for a Bigsby to be retrofitted to a Lowe or ...
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:13 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
Here's a nice live shot of Four Star Riot with Aaron Akers and his Ridler IV at Ella's Folk Art Cafe.

http://www.lowecustomguitars.com/wp-content/gallery/Image-Hosting/DSC_0022.JPG
  Topic: Lowe Guitars shop notes
BeeTL

Replies: 382
Views: 65691

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:37 pm   Subject: Lowe Guitars shop notes
My goal has been to design a portfolio that is thematically cohesive, musically versatile, and aesthetically diverse.

This current gallery shot makes me feel as though I'm getting closer to that ma ...
 
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