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by Nathan Dodd
Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

When i was studying cabinet making, my college had an old pin router that required a step up transformer it was that antiquated and heavy duty, and my friend was passing a piece of ash through a moulding bit when it caught and threw it the length of 40 foot machine shop and it slammed the wall hard....
by Nathan Dodd
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

Thanks for the kind words Eric and Rob, it could have been a lot worse! learning how to tame the router and avoid breakout is an important life lesson! Kudos for buying the wood for your son to start over, that's gotta score high dad points! You're right that I'll be my worst critic regarding that l...
by Nathan Dodd
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

Today saw the pickup cavities routed, but just as everything was going so well the template slipped and now I have fillet just below the neck pickup drying so that I can cut it back and try to hide the damage. It's not too bad - I was able to tell that the router was going off on it's own pretty qui...
by Nathan Dodd
Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

Thanks Gordon, thanks Matthew! I have kept myself busy in the woodshop while this build has been ongoing making humidors and such like. you're absolutely right there Gordon regarding the screw ups, but what's interesting in this case is that I've been able to get back to the guitar with a subjectivi...
by Nathan Dodd
Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Brazilian RW/Spruce Classical "Assegai"
Replies: 26
Views: 7873

Re: Brazilian RW/Spruce Classical "Assegai"

Absolutely beautiful work. An inspiration.
by Nathan Dodd
Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

Thanks Steve, I'm hoping to have the remainder of the woodwork finished by the end of this week so that i can dry strung at that point. Finishing is going to depend on the weather but I'd like to get started on it next month, at least prepped ready for the lacquer.
by Nathan Dodd
Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

Re: The 10 Year Project

Just for reference sake, here are a few more pictures of the instrument today:
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by Nathan Dodd
Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The 10 Year Project
Replies: 43
Views: 14086

The 10 Year Project

Despite frequenting this forum on and off for over a decade, I’ve always felt somewhat inadequate in my luthiery abilities to join in and post anything regarding my own build progress. That being said, I have finally made what I believe to be enough decent progress in my skill levels with a guitar p...