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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:31 pm

No, this will NOT be a thread on big bottomed girls. Sorry to disappoint. If you want to see my bud Oigun build a hollowbody guitar though, stay tuned.
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:33 pm

oigun wrote:Today I did some designing on a (full) hollowbody guitar.
I'm aiming on a recognisable but traditional shape.
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Bigsby,bridge and neck for decoration.
Any comments are welcome.
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:34 pm

oigun wrote:The top is out of the mould, its abit to big still but I will take care of that as soon as it is glued to the sides.
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The sides are bend out of 3mm mahogany:
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Started the backplate mould
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I wonder what pups I should use. P90, filtertron or my own mosritisch handwound customs...
Use a tailpiece or a bigsby etc.
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:46 pm

oigun wrote:In the last couple of days I glued the backplate:
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Did some sketching on the f-holes:
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Glued the neck/ tailblock and the linings:
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I decided that the scale is gonna be 25" and I think I go for P90's. I have a set of toneriders so we'll see
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:47 pm

oigun wrote:Today I did some tinkering again.
Made the braces so the filtertrons can screw right in:
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Bound the f-holes and glued the top.
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Stamped the neckblock:
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And glued the back.
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:49 pm

oigun wrote:I've made an accessory to route the bindingchannels.
A drawerguide and some scrapmetal welded together.
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It takes some nerves but it worked and I've just glued in the bindings.
Pics Later when they are scraped and dried.
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:50 pm

oigun wrote:Started the neck today:
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:51 pm

oigun wrote:I'm a little further now, the neck has received the fretboard and binding:
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Also made the neck joint , it was a bit of a fiddle but it fits like a dream now.:
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Lets see if I can do the headplate and fingerboard inlays tomorrow...
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:52 pm

Olav wrote:Wait till you guys see the headstock Professor Gun came up with...
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:56 pm

oigun wrote:Here it is:
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Still some work left I want the white middle stripes go all the way into the purfling..
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:58 pm

oigun wrote:[...]

Here ya go:
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Things go fast with 5min epoxy :D
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:00 pm

You'll want to scroll down slowly through the next post.
You'll see how I decided to name this thread the way I did.
Baby got BACK!
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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:01 pm

oigun wrote:The neck is fretted and shaped and also fitted in the body. The top and back are a little dirty but I wait with final sanding till the very last because it is veneer and I don't want to go through ;)
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Cheers! Eugen
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Post by Mick51 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:39 am

Just amazing. Beautiful headstock inlay work!
There is no revolution, only evolution..

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Post by JuniorEnthousiast » Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:53 pm

Thanks Mick. Due to a lot of other projects Oigun has had to let this one cool off a bit.
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