Build 3 - Purpleheart and Black Walnut Inside

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  1. crankyrayhanky

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    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    Looks so good now that it's oiled
     
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    skeels ..to pay the beels

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    skeels likes this

    You will like bloodwood for the ferretboard- hard, smooth, strong. I've found it to keep its color fairly well also.

    Keep it up! :)
     
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    Cool build, nice choice of woods, purpleheart ftw!
     
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    ThePIGI King Ibanez Enthusiast

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    And you said you sucked at building guitars...


    ...You are freaking awesome! I wish I could do that dude! Awesome work, I love it!
     
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    Thanks guys. This one is so much more playable then the last two. Still have lots of room for improvement
     
  7. MikeNeal

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    figured i would give this one last update. I'm finished this guitar basically. i wont go any further i dont think - too many issues that sadden me when i look at them lol.

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    maybe i'll update the thread in a long time with pictures of how the purpleheart ages
     
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    GRIZ djentleman

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    That heel looks really freaking cool.
     
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    :(

    But it's so close! Surely it can't be a complete write off?
     

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