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Old 11-05-2016, 01:24 PM   #701
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My DIY pickup winder:


It's not much to look at, and it's still going to need some tweaking but I'm pretty happy with it.

Some more projects (I got bored last night):






Might use the flamed maple for guitar necks, though I do need a couple of nice shelves for my bedroom. Decisions...


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Old 11-17-2016, 09:26 PM   #702
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Been a while!

Hey all,

I had an urge to build a Sevenstring and realized it was nearly 5 years ago when i built my first real guitar which was also a sevenstring. I documented everything (over documented actually) here. I also learned everything from this forum. Its been a really interesting ride where everyone whos followed the progress knows i've been doing this on my free time while studying for the boards and trying to get into residency. I completed my first year of internal medicine this past year and moved to Las Vegas by chance for my second and third year. One more year and i'll be independent! Anyways I thought i'd show you guys what i've been up to. I document on my blog as usual and i'll upload a few pictures here and there.

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EDIT: Man it must be a while, none of my imgur links will work..
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Old 11-17-2016, 10:04 PM   #703
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practicing carving tops on this purpleheart number


slotting a walnut fretboard with my new slotting jig


Mockup


Also made a neck for an upcoming 8 string. it's a padauk fretboard on a wenge neck with a walnut headstock
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Old 11-21-2016, 09:36 PM   #704
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Still gotta clean up the purfling and make it look a bit more circular.
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Old 11-21-2016, 10:58 PM   #705
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Looks awesome, Josh! What material did you use for that?

Also @Purelojik, yeah Imgur threw a fit at other sites using the images hosted on their site a little while ago.

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Old 11-24-2016, 12:08 PM   #706
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Been building a couple Telecasters, and tried out a Swinger body shape. Just got it all soldered up last night. Still needs a setup, but is otherwise done.

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Old 11-24-2016, 12:37 PM   #707
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in process..............
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Old 11-24-2016, 12:40 PM   #708
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I am sorry.....
I do not know how to put the big pictures
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Old 11-24-2016, 01:59 PM   #709
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I am sorry.....
I do not know how to put the big pictures
Host them on a site like photobucket.com and then embed them in a post with the Insert Image button.

That's an awesome pickguard by the way!

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Old 11-24-2016, 02:06 PM   #710
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Old 12-02-2016, 11:35 AM   #711
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Victory....
that's what's on my workbench....
this guitar was supposed to be a quick whip together for the niece... it's turned into an absolute horror and has fought me along every curve of the way...
Let's just say I was supposed to be finished this and another before Christmas.....
That is indeed the 2nd fretboard... and yeah I had to stop for a month to wait for a new stewmac order as Im incapable of basic math / ordering enough fretwire....

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Old 12-05-2016, 09:24 PM   #712
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Old 01-02-2017, 12:42 AM   #713
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This is my favourite thread on the forum,here's a couple of pics of my latest build, Ash body, Wenge/Bubinga neck, hipshot hardware, SD Nazgul



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Old 01-11-2017, 03:50 PM   #714
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Got a Suform for Christmas, finally got around to using it. It gets the job done!




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Old 01-13-2017, 11:08 AM   #715
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didn't want to make a new thread so I thought I will ask here

have seen many that print out the fret positions on paper and stick it on the fretboard
any link to a program for printing it and on what paper to you print it .I know of http://www.ekips.org/tools/guitar/fretfind2d/ but I am looking for something with a line in the middle of the freatboard so it is easier for me to position

if there is a thread for this please tell me
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Old 01-13-2017, 01:58 PM   #716
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When you print download your fretfind2d template as PDF there's a center line on it. Be sure to print it in actual size (measure the scale length with a ruler after it's printed to confirm)
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Old 01-13-2017, 03:25 PM   #717
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oh thanks!
what type of paper do you print this on?
a3 is small
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Old 01-13-2017, 03:37 PM   #718
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Working on a Stealth and a KingV right now. Here is a pic:



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Old 01-13-2017, 05:16 PM   #719
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oh thanks!
what type of paper do you print this on?
a3 is small
If you don't have access to a continuois feed printer (and who does, really?) then just use multiple A4 pages and use the included guide marks to tape the pages together. There are crosses in the corners of each page that aren't too difficult to line up.
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:23 PM   #720
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If you don't have access to a continuois feed printer (and who does, really?) then just use multiple A4 pages and use the included guide marks to tape the pages together. There are crosses in the corners of each page that aren't too difficult to line up.
another option is find a print shop like a kinkos. that's where I go for my fretboard templates.

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I've been getting so much crap for playing an 8-string that I decided to go with 4 strings for my second build.
Inspired by Wes Borland's Cremona. Maple neck with pau ferro fretboard and alder body.
30" scale and the tuning will be F-F-Bb-Eb

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Old 01-16-2017, 12:42 PM   #722
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Working on a Stealth and a KingV right now. Here is a pic:



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More pics please!

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Old 01-16-2017, 11:08 PM   #723
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Headless Ergo-Superstrat.



I thought I'd try working with oak. Now I don't like oak anymore.
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Old 01-17-2017, 09:58 AM   #724
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Headless Ergo-Superstrat.



I thought I'd try working with oak. Now I don't like oak anymore.
That thing is going to weigh a ton and not sound so great.
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Old 01-17-2017, 11:28 AM   #725
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Making some decent progress on build number two. Trem and Pup cavities are up next for this guy.

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