What's on your workbench right now?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:53 pm

nelsongeets wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:42 am
It's been a while! Here's what's next up on my set up bench. Almost all dialed in. Just need to finish the nut and get some pickup springs in there to bring the PUs closer to the strings where they need to be.

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That is amazing :w00t: :? :? :?
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http://www.offsetguitars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=104282&p=1438384#p1438384

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by krib » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:15 am

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Almost done





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250€ bridge on 120€ bullet stang ::)

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:26 am

Those are both beautiful, krib. What is that bridge on the Bullet?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by krib » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:04 am

Rgand wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:26 am
Those are both beautiful, krib. What is that bridge on the Bullet?
Thanks :)
Its Duesenberg multibender, need new nut for that one as the action was super low and it does not work very well with slide
https://store.duesenberg.de/en/tremolo- ... ultibender

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:06 am

krib wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:04 am
Rgand wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:26 am
Those are both beautiful, krib. What is that bridge on the Bullet?
Thanks :)
Its Duesenberg multibender, need new nut for that one as the action was super low and it does not work very well with slide
https://store.duesenberg.de/en/tremolo- ... ultibender
Thank you for the link. That's a pretty cool bridge.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by krib » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:26 pm

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Made non-rocking thimbles, i was going to use tune-matic since i had spare one but neck would need too much shimming.
Had drilled already 12mm holes to body too :whistle:
And if someone notices, i made holes offset for a reason.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by JakeNelson2002 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:54 pm

krib wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:26 pm
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Made non-rocking thimbles, i was going to use tune-matic since i had spare one but neck would need too much shimming.
Had drilled already 12mm holes to body too :whistle:
And if someone notices, i made holes offset for a reason.
good call on the offset holes! a good carpenter isn’t one who doesn’t make mistakes but is good at covering them up.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by JakeNelson2002 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:55 pm

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new adventures in guitar building coming soon
time to get a finish on my non-reverse

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:32 pm

JakeNelson2002 wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:55 pm
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new adventures in guitar building coming soon
time to get a finish on my non-reverse
Nice! Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by empyrean » Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:32 am

Hey!

It's been a few years OSG. Hope everyone is doing well! Missed you guys.

I've had more than a few things on my workbench in the last few years, but here's the most recent guitars to soon be finished. I'm sure I'll make an update thread here soon. If you're on instagram, you can also check my workbench out @widdershins_guitars now as well.

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No, I am not selling the Harmony Rocket.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:35 am

empyrean wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:32 am
I've had more than a few things on my workbench in the last few years...
Those are some fine work. I love the black on the first one. India Ink?

The neck joint on the last ones are beautiful. :?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by antisymmetric » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:12 pm

empyrean wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:32 am
Some nice things going on there! 8)
Watching the corners turn corners

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by empyrean » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:58 am

Thanks for the kind words guys, proud of these prototypes after a lot of design experiments.
Rgand wrote:
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Those are some fine work. I love the black on the first one. India Ink?
I tried everything to get that black grain look I wanted, with the control I needed to not spill out over the binding, or mistakenly stain any part of the exposed grain in the process.

I tested India Ink, Black stains, my own home made ebonizing solution, but in the end the finish that worked best was a 2:1 ratio mixture of black acrylic paint and water.
No, I am not selling the Harmony Rocket.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by epizootics » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:14 pm

empyrean wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:58 am

I tried everything to get that black grain look I wanted, with the control I needed to not spill out over the binding, or mistakenly stain any part of the exposed grain in the process.

I tested India Ink, Black stains, my own home made ebonizing solution, but in the end the finish that worked best was a 2:1 ratio mixture of black acrylic paint and water.

Outstanding designs and execution! That neck/body joint is :?
Do you have a website somewhere out in the wild wide web?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:22 pm

empyrean wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:58 am
Thanks for the kind words guys, proud of these prototypes after a lot of design experiments.
Rgand wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:35 am

Those are some fine work. I love the black on the first one. India Ink?
I tried everything to get that black grain look I wanted, with the control I needed to not spill out over the binding, or mistakenly stain any part of the exposed grain in the process.

I tested India Ink, Black stains, my own home made ebonizing solution, but in the end the finish that worked best was a 2:1 ratio mixture of black acrylic paint and water.
You got a beautiful black. Nice job on that.

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