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    a white guitar eh? Hmmmmm

    a white guitar eh? Hmmmmm
  2. It would probably be quicker and cheaper to...

    It would probably be quicker and cheaper to experiment with making your own neck TBH.
    Iím not sure the custom order process would produce what you want, even assuming Adam would be able to get the...
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    Thatís rather inspired Skye, it puts me in mind...

    Thatís rather inspired Skye, it puts me in mind of older cello and violin styling. Very nice!
  4. Hello and welcome to the forum Fnaah, there...

    Hello and welcome to the forum Fnaah,

    there Red are a couple of places in Canberra that might be able to help you,

    Thors Hammer https://www.thors.com.au/

    Monaro timber...
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    Hi Bradboy, sorry to hear you are having issues...

    Hi Bradboy, sorry to hear you are having issues
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    I have done the below in the past to varying degrees of success.

    1. Lay it on a solid wooden bench or thick flat plank, put some wooden...
  6. If you can spring for a spiral head, 15Ē/380mm...

    If you can spring for a spiral head, 15Ē/380mm one then you can thickness whole body blanks. I have a 13Ē and itís just that little smidge too narrow.
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    Very nice effect, that will really pop with some...

    Very nice effect, that will really pop with some clear over it.
    I would have masked up the neck pocket, but as long as you don't have huge solid dollops of the finish in there it should all sit...
  8. One of the best decisions i made was the...

    One of the best decisions i made was the thicknesser. So very helpful for such work.
    You might strike trouble between the high frets with pullout as you thickness, as from memory I think your test...
  9. I think you need to start way thinner SM. Most of...

    I think you need to start way thinner SM. Most of the blanks I get are normally about 8mm tops.
    i have the board centered on a slide, that is a neat fit into the mitre box, held down with the good...
  10. Unlucky, is the board completely unrecoverable?

    Unlucky, is the board completely unrecoverable?
  11. This is my set up. It is (as are all things in...

    This is my set up. It is (as are all things in the Lab) a work in progress.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190908/74e1328818a7f51c43dbb4543adaa32d.jpg...
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    This is Zebrano, Microberlinia, otherwise known...

    This is Zebrano, Microberlinia, otherwise known as Zebrawood, though the term gets applied across the woods of a couple of different African and Central American tree families.
    ...
  13. Thread: Intro

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    WELCOME KB! If itís any consolation, Iím on kit...

    WELCOME KB! If itís any consolation, Iím on kit #8, rebuild/resto #3 and scratch build #2 and some days it feels like I have zero clue!

    If you have any questions at all about any of it, start a...
  14. +1 for bushings. I donít think the plate and...

    +1 for bushings. I donít think the plate and screw spacing is right for that style of bass. Perhaps theyíve used a generic plate, possibly from a guitar kit? It jus doesnít look wide enough.
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    I would, but the Bride has already liked every...

    I would, but the Bride has already liked every inch of cupboard space with her clothes, or stashes of fabric and wool....
    mine sit in a rack in a corner of the lab, mocking me.....
  16. I couldnít justify the full jig, my one works...

    I couldnít justify the full jig, my one works well enough for what I do. The fretsaw though was a good investment.
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    Wilkommen Schmallkowski! I would send these...

    Wilkommen Schmallkowski!

    I would send these photos to adam at pitbull guitars. This is not the quality he would expect in his products.
    Unless you have fully equipped luhtier's workshop, and a...
  18. My 2c worth, if you are going to be doing this...

    My 2c worth, if you are going to be doing this repeatedly, order in a fretsaw from Stewmac or another luthiers supplies place. The stewmac one comes with an adjustable depth stop guide and i have...
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    It's my goal, before the year is out, to get down...

    It's my goal, before the year is out, to get down to having only two builds on my bench at once.;P
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    Good to have you back mate, sorry to hear about...

    Good to have you back mate, sorry to hear about the Studio inundation that sounds like a disaster.
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    Yeah I think you may be in a field of one in this...

    Yeah I think you may be in a field of one in this race Fender!
    Closest I can get is the actual FrankenWashie.

    First body iteration begun in 1992 ish, and it lingered as a SHS that got...
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    You're going to have to call this one the Tiger....

    You're going to have to call this one the Tiger. I love it!
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    Thanks Dave, I love that last bit of advice!

    Thanks Dave, I love that last bit of advice!
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    Looks like my downstairs, with fat strings.

    Looks like my downstairs, with fat strings.
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    Spot on Drew, there is a preset at -12 dB. What I...

    Spot on Drew, there is a preset at -12 dB. What I will try, direct to camera, is having the mic at floor level aimed at the amp but at a distance. I want to do some more reading up and trialling with...
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