Tumbling block/rhombille tiled solid body

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Peter Wilcox
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Tumbling block/rhombille tiled solid body

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Finally got this guitar done. All leftovers - used up as many as I could (wood, hardware, electrics, finish) but still have lots left over :) . Maybe I'll make a matching bass. It was interesting, but my energy levels are flagging - maybe better when the hot weather is over.

Here's a link to the body construction: https://www.mimf.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=6481
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Quite an optical display! The electronics look like they're floating on the top. Nice work.

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Peter, that is amazing.

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That’s a knockout. I can imagine the reaction from an audience would be enthusiastic.
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Looks great Peter!

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Finished a couple more of these. It gives me something to do in my hermitage during these trying times, using up my wood and hardware on hand.

5 string bass - same construction as the first guitar. Fret board is my last piece of osage orange, neck is walnut and alder, headstock veneer kelobra.

Guitar - I was running out of walnut, so I sandwiched alder between two thiner glue ups. I put in a 2-way truss rod but had to install it upside down to make it fit, so it moves the neck in reverse - righty loosy and lefty tighty. :D
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Wow, I missed this thread when it started. Those look cool! Nice work.
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I really like this but it males me dizzy.

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