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    Too many people spend far too much Time and...

    Too many people spend far too much Time and effort varnishing the yacht, when they really ought to be tending to the dinghy.
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    Nice MacGuyvering mate! You can see that the top...

    Nice MacGuyvering mate! You can see that the top has split laterally across from the break at that section of purfling ledge.
    As Simon says youíll probably need to fix something on the underside. It...
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    Top job mate!

    Top job mate!
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    Yep, that's probably the best plan. The...

    Yep, that's probably the best plan. The alternative is a very big endeavour.
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    you are going to need to be very careful trying...

    you are going to need to be very careful trying to get that edge to sit back down. it appears as though the top has fractured from the purfling ledge as well as split.
    Forcing it back down may cause...
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    ROFL! There's only 2 pieces, and they are both...

    ROFL! There's only 2 pieces, and they are both fairly conspicuous.
    Bride of FrankenWashie: Is that a guitar neck in your pocket or are you just REALLY happy to see me?
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    Very tidy vyving Woltz, great work!

    Very tidy vyving Woltz, great work!
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    Thatís why the ES 5V kit is staying at work for a...

    Thatís why the ES 5V kit is staying at work for a while.....
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    mate Iíd already caved on the ĎHog ES 5V. The AES...

    mate Iíd already caved on the ĎHog ES 5V. The AES just made me DíOh that little bit harder.
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    Why do I click the link? 😳🤨 Why do I always...

    Why do I click the link? 😳🤨 Why do I always click the link?
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    While we are all busy confessing our guilty...

    While we are all busy confessing our guilty little banjo secrets.....



    http://youtu.be/6CNB5OLUPM0  
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    Surely, the fact of not using the whole tin is a...

    Surely, the fact of not using the whole tin is a tacit inducement to insure that another one does indeed get built?
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    Very very tiny stitching....😁

    Very very tiny stitching....😁
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    never a truer word spoken.

    never a truer word spoken.
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    Infinitely preferable to measure a couple of...

    Infinitely preferable to measure a couple of times, have a bash, re-measure, swear furiously then dissolve in big salty tears.

    Well done Sir. :)
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    Much Respect Woltz! My overarching ambition is to...

    Much Respect Woltz! My overarching ambition is to build an acoustic and an arch top in the distant future. The VERY distant future at the rate things are going.
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    i have used brass plates under the PUPs in this...

    i have used brass plates under the PUPs in this build: https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=7399&page=17

    i havenít noticed any issues, and the blocks I used go the full...
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    Daaaaaaaaayuuuummmmm! Thatís tasty! Fabulous work!

    Daaaaaaaaayuuuummmmm! Thatís tasty! Fabulous work!
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    Good to hear it got sorted. How did your kit turn...

    Good to hear it got sorted. How did your kit turn out? Are you going to post a diary and photos?
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    I used a battery powered angle grinder with an 80...

    I used a battery powered angle grinder with an 80 grit flap disc for the roughing out. Then tidied with a Shinto rasp, smaller curved rasp and a StewMac curved scraper.
    The nose curve was bandsaw...
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    Schmick mate, how does it go for neck dive with...

    Schmick mate, how does it go for neck dive with all those tuners?
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    Igor and I both salute you Sir, (apologies,...

    Igor and I both salute you Sir, (apologies, Igorís salute is a little lopsided). You are operating in the true questing sprit of the FrankenLab, and furthering the proud English tradition of the...
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    I devoured this YT series a year or so back, it...

    I devoured this YT series a year or so back, it provides a lot of great detail, though TBF, this bloke has a ripping workshop!

    ...
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    Loving that pyrography man, great work!

    Loving that pyrography man, great work!
  25. Wow, glad to hear youíre on the mend mate. Itís...

    Wow, glad to hear youíre on the mend mate. Itís certainly a nasty business, best wishes for a full recovery.
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