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Stewmac offers batt box template with screwholes?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Arnie, Apr 5, 2014.


  1. Arnie

    Arnie

    May 14, 2005
    Kingston, NY
  2. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
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    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    Those are for screwing it down to a piece of MDF to make a duplicate template, and keeping the stewmac template as your master. I have had bearings seize up, or lift causing my bit to destroy what I was working on along with my acrylic template. Using a thicker wood or MDF template helps negate that problem.
     
  3. Drake Custom

    Drake Custom Commercial User

    Aug 24, 2010
    Iowa
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    Builder/Owner:Drake Custom Bass Guitars
    +1 I have to make dupe templates for the same reason.
     
  4. Arnie

    Arnie

    May 14, 2005
    Kingston, NY
    Soooooooo I wasn't the only one who had an errant router blast through the side of a plastic template?? I was keeping THAT goof a secret..
     
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  6. Screws in pickup locations = win. Also, dups.

    lowsound