New build : Hubble

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by 7 Strings of Hate, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. 7 Strings of Hate

    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole

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    I'm going to be doing a build concurrent with Planck http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/luthiery-modifications-customizations/190649-new-build-planck.html
    Planck is a 24.625 6'er.
    This build named Hubble, is going to be a 27in 7 string.

    So I just grabbed up this top

    Flamed old growth reclaimed redwood. I only need half the height since i'm doing another headless in the vein of einstein,(for those who may not have seen einstein - http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/dealers-group-buys/179454-ngd-einstein-finished.html) so i can slice out that really flamey part and have the whole body with deep flame since its so small(only 13in. tall)
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    Then this neck, wild olive wood. I'm thinking about doing a one piece neck and installing the truss rod in the back ala fender. its wide enough to get the skunk stripe fillet off of this cut as well
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  2. Empryrean

    Empryrean Undecided forever

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    Yes yes YES CHRIS!! :wub:
     
  3. 7 Strings of Hate

    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole

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    :) hows your build comming along?
     
  4. Swyse

    Swyse Swyse

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    Fucking sweet, I love your builds.
     
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  5. scherzo1928

    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    I'll be monitoring this thread -_-
     
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    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole

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    Hey, thanks :yesway: Thats always encouraging to hear :)
     
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    Empryrean Undecided forever

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    My build's been at a little bit of a slowdown due to random rain, however I've started slotting for frets, aside from a minor pickup setback, the guitar as a whole is coming together quite well. I look forward to seeing Hubble take off! :D
     
  8. Purelojik

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    dude nice!! looks like oregon wild wood. i got a redwood top from them too!!! its gonna be gorgeous!
     
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    Bingo! They got great wood and great prices. I'v used them a few times and been very happy. Slap a pic of that top up if you have one handy :agreed:
     
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    Purelojik SS.org Regular

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    Damn dude! Looks like waves of water. Nice cut.
     
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    This piece of olive wood is super fucking heavy and dense. Its pretty damn big too. I'm kind of thinking about going upto 28.5'' instead of 27''. I LOVE my 28.5 warmoth 7, and i honestly want to use every bit of this wood :lol: As it is, i'l have enough to make the skunk stripe to cover the rear installed truss rod, and enough to make binding from. So, i'm considering doing olive binding on the body to tie it all back together. Not decided on that, but at least SOMETHING I'm making is going to have olive wood binding.
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  13. Ryan-ZenGtr-

    Ryan-ZenGtr- SS.org Regular

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    For a minute there I thought the forum was about to go stratospheric;
    HubbleSite - The Telescope

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    Cool woods, it's gonna be great! :yesway:
     
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    Levi79 SS.org Regular

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    This looks very promising! I will be back!
     
  15. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    i felt nice and warm, like i was in front of a fireplace under a blanket in my study, when i looked at the wood. man, that is some nice wood!
     
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    Nice description :lol: :yesway:
     
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    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    Stoked, your builds are always neat.
     

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