Official Bowes Guitars Thread - Works In Progress

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  1. canuck brian

    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    Hi guys,

    Finally got my shop almost up and running, but I've done some work regardless.

    8 string, 27 inch scale, 25 fret, 2 nordstrands, 1 vol, 1 3 way.

    Rosewood/Limba/Rosewood core w/ bookmatched maple top
    rosewood/maple/zirocote/maple/bocote neck with a figured maple headstock
    zirocote fretboard


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    This will be one really bad ass looking guitar!
     
  3. canuck brian

    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    Hi guys,

    this is the other build i'm working on for myself.

    26 inch scale, 25 fret, scalloped 12 - 25 treble side, 2 nordstrands, hipshot bridge/tuners, graphite nut. 1 piece figured walnut body, RGA carving, mahogany/maple/walnut neck. I'm really looking forward to the body contours - this wood looks like an ocean with finish on it.

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    edit - ninja'd the wood type from maple to walnut. whoops!
     
  4. Daemoniac

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    Holy shit, that wood is beautiful!
     
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    Very sexy!
     
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    Will this one have the same headstock as the one that won GOTM? Cos i'll be honest, it's quite possibly my favorite headstock i've seen on, well, anything :metal:
     
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    :scream: I will own one of your guitars one day :drool: Fucking beautiful.
     
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    what a sexy body!
     
  9. canuck brian

    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    that it will!
     
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  11. Daemoniac

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    Fuck yes :lol: I noticed the rough outline of the same head on the 8 string build, so in hindsight that question was possibly a touch redundant :ugh::lol:

    Can't wait though man, beautiful stuff :yesway:
     
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    Lookin good so far.
     
  13. Daemoniac

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    ^ :agreed:

    The fretboard on that is possibly the greatest thing i've ever seen in my life.
     
  14. darren

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    Jeez, man! You've been busy!

    What'cha doin' Friday night?
     
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    PS..As I told you before I am still interested in ironing out some specs with you and seeing what we could work out. I would love to have a fellow Canuck build me something.

    Hit me up on FB or something when you get a chance.
     
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    Damn... I thought the fret board looked dirty, but upon closer inspection that thing is fucking gorgeous!!! :yesway:
     
  17. Daemoniac

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    ^ Damn you all and your being not in Australia :lol:
     
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    That's gonna be amazing, can't wait to see it :hbang:
     
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    AhsanU pew pew.

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    Oh, that sounds pretty damn nice. Keep everyone updated!
     
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    It'll be an awesome beastie!
     

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