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body cleaned up
body tearout make anger yes
ready to cut
out of the clamps
making a template
making a template...
more template building
build a template
making a routing template with bondo
"chamber"... just sounds so cool, don't it?
ready for glue up
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Thanks to all involved with this and allowing us beginners to sit in with some very seasoned veteran builders. My build...
gluing maple accent to body core
body core topside
glued top with denatured alcohol
Hi folks, I'm joining the fray: Winter build Off 2019 – Mash Up
My mashup will be made up of these design elements:
· Gretsch Jupiter...
Not too long ago this older, handsome, virile gentleman:
had a romantic encounter with this slender, elegant, younger lady:
On December 21st 2017, a build off challenge was issued here in Luthiers Corner.
The theme was “Walnut Free for All”.
The entrants were asked to...
Well, we're still in January, and I find myself waiting all day for the epoxy, and soon the clear coat, to dry on my Diva build. So I figured I'd...
Okay, entry number 2 in this thing: Winter Build Off 2018 - Walnut Free For All. :D
I know I'm nowhere near complete on build number 1 for this...
Say hello to Walter Ardie
Body: Solid Figured Black Walnut
Neck: Roasted Black Walnut
Neck Type: Bolt on
Scale lenght: 34"
I'm late in and don't know if I manage to finish on time, but.. lets do this! :) I allready gave up twice, cause I couldn't find the right wood....
I known I am not the most active on Talkbass. Thats the reason why I completely missed the start of this Winter challenge.
Wood will arrive tomorrow for the 'official' kick off but you know how it is when you get excited for a project...
I totally wish I had the...
So, looks like I'm in like sin again... Winter Build Off 2018 - Walnut Free For All
This will be a high walnut content version of my "Reprobate"...
OK here's my official pile-o-wood picture to get my entry into the Winter Build Off 2018 started:
But this isn't where it starts. No,...
First things first, the wood pile.
We have some nice 2" thick black walnut and shagbark hickory here.
The plan is for a neck-thru body...
Obligatory pile 'o wood shot.
Woodpile by mapleglo posted Dec 21, 2017 at 12:16 PM
Mostly walnut, with a couple of maple stringers, and some...
This will be my first build, and my entry into the Winter Build Off 2018. I`m planning on a Ric inspired build, but a medium scale. It`s going...
*** EDIT: I've changed the title of this project to WALNUT OVERLOAD. I think the pics below should be able to explain why. ***
So far, all I can...
Winter build Off 2018 – Walnut Free for all
For this year’s build off, you are asked to build any style bass as long as the body is at least 65%...