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  Topic: Latest Scratch Built Body Completed
ghobii

Replies: 3
Views: 183

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:55 am   Subject: Latest Scratch Built Body Completed
Cool!
  Topic: Poly refinish completed
ghobii

Replies: 8
Views: 436

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:57 am   Subject: Poly refinish completed
Nice burst!
  Topic: OT: any CNC guys here?
ghobii

Replies: 2
Views: 368

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:52 am   Subject: OT: any CNC guys here?
I got a CNC router a little over a year ago, and am nearing completion of my first scratch built guitar with it. I'm using Fusion 360, which is made by Autodesk, the same people who make AutoCad. The ...
  Topic: Wanted: StewMac guitar vise
ghobii

Replies: 2
Views: 402

PostForum: Auctions and Gear for Sale   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:01 am   Subject: Wanted: StewMac guitar vise
If you haven't found one yet, I just saw that Lee Valley now sells them $25 cheaper than StewMac. And they have free shipping right now.
http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=75610&cat=1,4 ...
  Topic: Vintage Greco Ric Copy Project
ghobii

Replies: 1
Views: 319

PostForum: Auctions and Gear for Sale   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:47 am   Subject: Vintage Greco Ric Copy Project
I saw another one of these on ebay listed as a Greco, that's the only evidence I have to that claim, as there are no markings anywhere on it.

Obviously needs some work including new frets, fingerbo ...
  Topic: Rubber band clamps and finger boards
ghobii

Replies: 5
Views: 334

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:24 am   Subject: Rubber band clamps and finger boards


How do you make the board a perfect match for the neck?

Everything I've done has been repairs, or in the case of my latest build, cut with a CNC.
  Topic: Rubber band clamps and finger boards
ghobii

Replies: 5
Views: 334

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:47 am   Subject: Rubber band clamps and finger boards
I usually use the rubber band method, but every fretboard I've glued has already been the correct size. I think, I would play it safe and put a couple locater pins in. Just hammer in some small brads, ...
  Topic: Replicating this Sunburst
ghobii

Replies: 34
Views: 2637

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:59 am   Subject: Replicating this Sunburst
When did you take class? I have a friend who did it years ago and he still hasn't put a finish on it. Seems a waste, as it's a great looking/sounding guitar.
  Topic: Latest Poplar Scratch Build
ghobii

Replies: 12
Views: 864

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:43 am   Subject: Latest Poplar Scratch Build
Nice!
  Topic: Shoreline Gold and Walnut Outcaster
ghobii

Replies: 50
Views: 2975

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 7:39 am   Subject: Shoreline Gold and Walnut Outcaster
I am also not a fan of gold hardware, but this looks great. Lots of nice details.
How heavy is it with that walnut? Did you chamber it at all?
  Topic: Feels like a Ghost Town here.
ghobii

Replies: 28
Views: 1920

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:04 pm   Subject: Feels like a Ghost Town here.
Working on my first ever scratch build. Learning to use my new CNC router, plus the software for the design and cam, as well as two(TWO!) herniated discs have slowed the process quite a bit. It's gett ...
  Topic: Pickguard - Yay or Nay?
ghobii

Replies: 14
Views: 1057

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:11 am   Subject: Pickguard - Yay or Nay?
I like the rat-rod look of the pickguard, but I think it would look better if it followed the arc of the German carve rather than hanging over.

^^^This^^^
  Topic: Latest Scratch Build (Poplar Content)
ghobii

Replies: 11
Views: 676

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:15 am   Subject: Latest Scratch Build (Poplar Content)
Beautiful job by both of you!
  Topic: Precision Bass refresh...
ghobii

Replies: 8
Views: 1210

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:01 am   Subject: Precision Bass refresh...
Very cool looking top. What's your plan for the edge?
  Topic: The forever ASAT bass
ghobii

Replies: 3
Views: 644

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:48 am   Subject: The forever ASAT bass
Hey Mike, good to see you back!
 
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