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by Ryan Mazzocco
Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?
Replies: 8
Views: 7148

Re: Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?

well if nothing else, y'all have convinced me to give it a try. I'll let you know how it goes.
it'll probably be a while, so don't wait up all night.
by Ryan Mazzocco
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Mistakes made while building early guitars
Replies: 59
Views: 38330

Re: Mistakes made while building early guitars

My tablesaw has been my bench for a long tome, since everything else seems to pile on the bench. Needless to say, I can't tell you how many times I've set stuff down on my "bench" only to have it scratched up by the tablesaw blade I forgot to retract... or how 'bout little dried drops of wood glue ...
by Ryan Mazzocco
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?
Replies: 8
Views: 7148

Re: Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?

great! thanks to both of you for your input.
by Ryan Mazzocco
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?
Replies: 8
Views: 7148

Brazilian Cherry for fretboard?

I have a huge surplus of Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) left over from a staircase job. I have a few things planned for it, but I was wondering if anyone here has used it for a fretboard, or if you know why it would or would not be a good idea. It's quite hard and very dense. If so, would I need to put a...
by Ryan Mazzocco
Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Mistakes made while building early guitars
Replies: 59
Views: 38330

Re: Mistakes made while building early guitars

Not paying attention while running my first acoustic top through the surface sander... and not realizing to check the thickness before going ahead and assembling the guitar. I ended up with an assembled guitar body with a 3/32" WRC top... (oh yeah, I under built the bracing to go along with it) Just...