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These are ready for plating, as are the bridge plates that go with them.

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Been working on a pair of demo guitars for local shops to demo my pickups. I'm also going to translate these paths into some stock guitars, so stay tuned, there will be some builds available for immediate sale soon.
 

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Two more stock guitars routed. Both 7's, one will get a Hipshot trem (that route will be done when I do the rear routing).
 

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Glad to see things are looking up these days, excellent stuff Adam.

The look on that second guitar on post #149 is all kinds of hot.

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If I planned this out properly, this will make 6 neck blanks. 3 6 string, 2 7 string, and 1 8 string. Woods are rock maple and bubinga.
 

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The six stock guitars bodies' are moving along nicely. Only the top of the last two left to route.

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Started these two today, the 8 will be 29.4" scale with a Hipshot bridge and a roasted birdseye maple fretboard. The extra 6 will be a 25.5" scale build with a Graphtech Resomax TOM.
 

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Holy hell, that Nautilus shape is hot! I didn't really appreciate the lines and bevels until you painted it. Really, really nice work!
 

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Holy hell, that Nautilus shape is hot! I didn't really appreciate the lines and bevels until you painted it. Really, really nice work!

Thanks! I'm really happy with how it came out. Need to get the neck to the same place as the body still!

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These two are fully routed now and in the process of being sanded. These 6 are a ton of work, but hopefully will be all worth it in the end.
 

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That Nautilus body is very unique, elegant and still somewhat wicked. Wish I had come up with that shape.
 

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Got home around 12:30am after roughing in the 6 neck blanks.

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Had a little blowout on one that I had to repair, but no problem there.

Today I did the finishing pass and profile pass on the 6 necks then routed the truss rod slot.

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They're now ready for fretboards.
 

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.... huh.

Are you just doing a lot of plunge cuts with a ball end bit to do those?
 

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Whoa that's weird seeing those CNC necks. I don't think I've ever seen CNC cuts like that.
 

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Whoa that's weird seeing those CNC necks. I don't think I've ever seen CNC cuts like that.

I had to do a plunge roughing instead of a horizontal roughing, for whatever reason my CAM program kept throwing it back at me. It worked well in the end though.
 

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I had to do a plunge roughing instead of a horizontal roughing, for whatever reason my CAM program kept throwing it back at me. It worked well in the end though.

Aha, I was right!

Weird. Looks really neat though.

Which one was faster?
 

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Aha, I was right!

Weird. Looks really neat though.

Which one was faster?

Horizontal is definitely faster, but I was able to work on other stuff while it was working, so it didn't set me back. Pretty annoying that it couldn't figure it out in horizontal, will have to work on it more at a later date.
 

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I was hoping it was some new patented thumb tessellating pattern for the necks. This is okay, too, though...I guess.
 


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