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PRS Employee Guitar build

 
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Cobe



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:56 am    Post subject: PRS Employee Guitar build Reply with quote

Anyone else seen this? A nice detailed looked at how a PRS is built from start to finish. Pretty interesting to see the various build steps (and what they use).

The thread with videos and pics: https://forums.prsguitars.com/threads/shawns-15-year-employee-guitar-start-to-finish.26606/
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Cross



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, that's way too cool
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got to do something similar at Kauer Guitars a couple of years ago. Here's the ReRanch thread on that build, if you're curious.

Project Plaid Hammmer
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's really cool!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I started watching that PRS thread last night and all of a sudden it was almost 1 am. I still have half to go. I wonder how much a CNC machine like that costs. How many people does that place employ? It sure is impressive.

Still have the other one to watch.

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Cobe



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really cool project Dave, it looks great!

I've heard CNC machines can easily run in the thousands (especially nice ones like in the PRS videos, plus all those bits...). A simple 3-axis CNC may be a bit cheaper.

Just found out there's one at the university where I work, with a little bit of training they'll let faculty use it for free. When I'm done with the current build I think I'll try it out. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BluesmanDave, That is a really nice step by step. We are almost neighbors. I am outside of Auburn.

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