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  1. pondman

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    Looks nice man. I really like that neck/fretboard combo.

    Did you make that bridge yourself? If so, it turned out incredible
     
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    Looks great, as usual!! I love that fretboard.
     
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    Just how do you keep doing this? ;)
    Good to see your hand can work wonders again :agreed:
     
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    Wow! Another beauty. The hand looks great too!
     
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    Yeah its just a sheet of 2mm steel bent over and drilled. Fairly quick and easy to make.

    My hand has healed amazingly fast and the numb spots are gradually gaining feeling, hopefully all the numbness will go. For some weird reason all the outer skin on that hand is peeling off.
     
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    Horrifying hand injury, and he's still building faster than the rest of us combined :lol:
     
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    Its a multi lam neck btw, BEM inserts.

    [​IMG]DSC_0146 by
     
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    Very nice! Love that ziricote!
     
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    Looking at the back of the body... isn't the belly bevel on the wrong side? or is there another purpose I'm missing?

    BTW, fantastic work as usual and the recovery is looking pretty good. Have you found interference with your playing?
     
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    The idea was to do both sides to remove some weight as it turned out heavier than I expected even after thinning and all the routing but I forgot in my rush to get the stain on so I could go out last night :drew: . I'll probably do it later today.
     
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    With the 24 fret 7string Wenge neck, I'd leave as much weight as possible on the body. That thing's gonna dive big time... :ugh:
     
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    Believe me, that was my idea but this body has some serious weight and I usually prefer weight on a guitar. I'd even added some Beech for ballast but I over did it. Its no big deal to do the double cut.
     
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    after all these builds and still people are questioning the great Pondman ? hahaha

    Patience guys. If something during the process doesnt seen to make sense to you, then it sure as shit would not make sense to pondy.

    This one is looking so cool. love the neck.
     
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    Fantastic as always ! But the best part is your left hand still working :cheers:
     
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    WDF pondman does more with one hand that 2 or 3 of us with both hands put together!

    Love that Ziricote board,but dam man vac up that sawdust lol
     
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    The mashed up inside of my hand is still healing and trying to repair itself so I can't put any pressure on my fingers just yet so playing will have to wait.

    Cheers :cheers: Its working in a fashion :stitch:

    This may sound crazy but I leave the sawdust lying about to absorb the moisture content in my small workshop at this time of year.
     
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    Hey! I also leave the sawdust laying around to absor.... no wait... it’s dry where I’m at. I’m just messy haha!
     
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