Can we all just take a minute to appreciate the patience this man has?

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by Kornfann1024, Oct 13, 2019.

  1. Kornfann1024

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    This is an incredible amount of work and patience....not my cup of tea but damn is it impressive
     
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    Yeah saw that yesterday - I'm as interested in his way of doing fret slots with the rotary multi-tool and that little router style base though, looks like a useful technique...
    Insane amount of work, just imagine how much a commission like that would cost.

    Also TIL the term "marquetry art" from this - not sure why he's against it though, all the examples I can find on image search look incredible.
     
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    clearly you've never seen Harvey Leach's inlays, or William Laskin's work
     
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    MoonJelly a subtle stinging sensation..

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    I know right? Google Larry Robinson while you're at it!

    Edit: fwiw I really admire Ben from Crimson guitars too. He puts a lot into his craft - most of the builds he does are not quite to my taste, but he has made lots of cool guitars over the years.
     
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    I'm not trying to poo poo Ben's work( which is admirable), just trying to show people how far inlay work can go. Larry Robinson is fantastic.
     
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    xwmucradiox sweep.tap.sweep

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    I almost fell out of my chair when the finished guitar was a melted BC Rich Bich body with a faux Parker headstock. Dude has loads of skill but his customers have horrific taste.
     
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    Hahahahahahahaha.

    I think the shape is actually alright with the headstock, but those inlays (which look amazing) look terrifying on that guitar.
     
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    xwmucradiox sweep.tap.sweep

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    I just totally thought it was going to be an acoustic fretboard for some reason.
     

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