8 string in the works.

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  1. pondman

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    Did a bit of doodling tonight for a new 8 string. This is the rough idea.

    [​IMG]DSC_0204 by
     
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    HaMMerHeD Bass Player in Exile

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    Not sure what to say about this... I'll wait for a more focused approach...

    Thanks for the share. :yesway:
     
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    Angry.
     
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    Where's @KnightBrolaire at? Homie gonna love this idea, it looks remarkably similar to his ideas in his mockups thread.
     
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    I like this shape, dude. I want to see it dne. Quiiiiiiiickkk!!!!!
     
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    ElRay Mostly Harmless

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    Looks like if you get the treble-side curves right, it will set in a good "Classical" (i.e. ergonomic) Position without looking like a typical ergonomic guitar.
     
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    Cool design, can't wait to see it finished in 2 days! :p
     
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    Can't wait to see where you take this bad boy!
     
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    Really cool curves going there. I wonder how the pointed ends would hold up?
     
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    [​IMG]001 by [​IMG]002 by [​IMG]003 by [​IMG]004 by [url=https://
     
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    KnightBrolaire baritone zone

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    oooh this is going to be cool
     
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    [​IMG]002 by [​IMG]001 by [​IMG]003 by [url=https://
     
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    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    The cartoon reminds me of a battle axe. Diggin' these recent (even moreso than usual) outside the box Pond-builds!
     
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    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    crazy design, cant wait to see more progress.

    im gonna nickname it the "pondman/knightbrolaire lawsuit guitar" lol
     
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    ^ I haven't got a clue what your talking about ?
     
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    This is already looking awesome!
     
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    You are getting more and more creative with your designs, Pondman. I like.
     
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    Those holes in the v shape, do you do those freestyle or measure them all out?
     

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