8 string in the works.

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by pondman, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. odibrom

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    Now I'm digging... those necks... those necks... awesome work as usual...
     
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    Immense. Just the right blend of bonkers/craftsmanship. Seeing stuff like this always inspires me to stop fannying around and take some chances.
     
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    Sick fingerboard!
     
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    Just casually builds something ten times more elaborate than anyone else here could pull off :lol:
     
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    [​IMG]001 by [​IMG]006 by [​IMG]003 by [url=https://
     
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    MoonJelly a subtle stinging sensation..

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    Does this give anyone else the impression like you're flotaing in deep space and Jupiter is spinning below your feet while a chevron-shaped spacecraft silently cruises by? I promise I haven't had any Percocet today.
     
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    Blimey, your right !
     
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    MoonJelly a subtle stinging sensation..

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    Now the real challenge is to make knobs that looks like Galilean moons.
     
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    So what kinds a wood you got going on here? The top looks something like Bubinga, but that's all I can really come up with.
     
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    Damn, this looks really really awesome.
     
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    Specs on this one so far are....

    Body- Maple back ,Waterfall Bubinga and Wenge front with Maple and Wenge lam stripe.

    Neck- Maple and Padauk with WF Bubinga scarf joint. 2 Tone Wenge ferret with Maple, Wenge and multi coloured Celluloid inlay whip.
     
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    as per usual the neck and scarf joint is my favourite part.
    Its literally a perfect work of art.
     
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    pondman Build Whore.

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    Zero free time this summer with a crazy work load but routed the pickup cavs to get this out of the workshop.

    [​IMG]DSC_0329 by [​IMG]DSC_0328 by [url=https://
     
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    Do you have a design in mind when you drill out those funky holes, or just go for it?
     
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    ... his mind is the design... eerrrr... this sounded better in my head, sorry...
     
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    Spicypickles Sweeps & Mops

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    I don't think so, someone with those kinda holes wouldn't be able to speak, let alone create all this epic stuff.
     
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    Whenever pondman finishes a build i imagine him just taking a few pictures then throwing it into some dungeon to fall on the pile of hundreds of guitars that will never be seen again.
     
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    let's play "pondman and dragons"... or "Dungeons and Pondman's cat"... :D
     
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    What a stunner. A freestyle masterpiece, featuring some lovely woods. Can't wait to see this one done.
     
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    Stunning!
     
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