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    Wheras the Lab makes do with proper tools used...

    Wheras the Lab makes do with proper tools used improperly…
  2. Mmmm...Proper. Nice work as always SM.

    Mmmm...Proper. Nice work as always SM.
  3. http://youtu.be/KTkxW7g-t4A

    http://youtu.be/KTkxW7g-t4A
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    It's a rewarding, if somewhat frustrating,...

    It's a rewarding, if somewhat frustrating, exercise. My first 2 weren't much chop, but they were good learning exercises.

    A basic F style bolt on neck, whether T or S flavoured, is always a good...
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    Congrats to all, really tough field and some...

    Congrats to all, really tough field and some wonderful pieces produced.
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    Did we get a verdict, or did I just miss it?

    Did we get a verdict, or did I just miss it?
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    That is absolutely wonderful work, great job!

    That is absolutely wonderful work, great job!
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    Clamps, guitars, hand planes, chisels, files,...

    Clamps, guitars, hand planes, chisels, files, rasps, amplifiers, Road Bicycles, motorbikes, V8 performance cars.......N+1 is a universally applicable money reducing equation.
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    Super Clean. Nice job!

    Super Clean. Nice job!
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    I tried but I couldn’t obtain any…….

    I tried but I couldn’t obtain any…….
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    Making slow progress with this. It’s got 4 coats...

    Making slow progress with this. It’s got 4 coats of SCA clear on it now. Looking back I cannot fathom why I didn’t coat the board in the first place....
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    It does seem a tad on the heavy side, says he...

    It does seem a tad on the heavy side, says he that built a Baritone that tips the scales at around 5 kg. (Eurobeech, wonderful to work, very even and consistent, heavy as all get out) ;)
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    I saw that, there are some seriously miserable...

    I saw that, there are some seriously miserable Folks out in the world eh? 🤔
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    Done, happy to help on this given the amount of...

    Done, happy to help on this given the amount of enjoyment I’ve had and continue to have building and rebuilding!
  15. Thread: St-1m

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    I misread an eBay listing and ended up with a...

    I misread an eBay listing and ended up with a dozen brass blocks about 60x60x15. Plenty spare for practice!
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    yeah, I’m holding out….but only just…

    yeah, I’m holding out….but only just…
  17. Thread: St-1m

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    Brass nuts, royal pain to fabricate. Did you...

    Brass nuts, royal pain to fabricate. Did you start from scratch or get a pre shaped blank in for it?
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    I’ve just gone through this with one of my...

    I’ve just gone through this with one of my earlier builds. DT natural on an ash TL body.
    I ended up using a cabinet scraper where it was sticky to scrape back to a state where sandpaper would take...
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    Bro, I think you'd have to be incredibly...

    Bro, I think you'd have to be incredibly satisfied with that recovery and retouch. Wonderful result!
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    Love it, LOVE it, LOVE IT! Nice chops all three...

    Love it, LOVE it, LOVE IT! Nice chops all three of you, very well done!
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    See the trick is to purchase more kits and...

    See the trick is to purchase more kits and amortise the costs of tooling etc across the various kits...;)
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    That’s looking great already, nice work Vivek!

    That’s looking great already, nice work Vivek!
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    An angle grinder with a flap disc seems to work...

    An angle grinder with a flap disc seems to work well for me, though you do have to then sweep it up from the bench, the floor, the walls, your hair……😉
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    Bro, that is stellar work!

    Bro, that is stellar work!
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    Hi Kman, FOr removal of the nut, take a fine...

    Hi Kman,

    FOr removal of the nut, take a fine scalpel blade and run it all the way around the plastic nut. This will help prevent wood fibres clinging to the nut.
    Then you tape off the headstock...
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