Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:59 pm

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Woah, this turned out great! Really quite opulent in its appointments, what with all the chrome & brass surrounded in tortoiseshell & rich paisley.

I'd not realised you'd masked off the finish halfway round the sides too. That's a nice touch. More pics, please! :)

What's the switching system? on/off for both pickups?
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:08 pm

Yeah, just on/off switches for the pickups.
I think the ones I bought are a bit dodgy. They seem to cut out. I'll have to replace them.
They are switchcraft too.

I taped off the sides to show off the rare Tasmanian King Billy pine.
It's not the prettiest wood but the side grain looks really nice.

More pics,

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:14 pm

That looks great!

I've always loved this particular headstock design too. Pretty unique & stylish. It works really well with the body, especially with the matching paisley-burst finish.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:26 pm

Hot damn, what a looker!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Singlebladepickup » Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:09 pm

https://imgur.com/gallery/oeNAgb6

Painting is done, still can't find BBCode on imgur

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:17 pm

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ImageWow, wow, wow, wow!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by HNB » Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:56 pm

Looking good!
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:58 pm

Singlebladepickup wrote:
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:09 pm
https://imgur.com/gallery/oeNAgb6

...still can't find BBCode on imgur
Make sure you're using a laptop or a desktop computer.

Upload an image > click username (top right) > click "Images" > select the image & a column appears on the right > BBCode

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:54 pm

This is the same Marauder I made a few years ago.
The new owner requested a different colour scheme.
Still heaps to do. Waiting on more Dakota red paint and Gloss top coat.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by marqueemoon » Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:05 pm

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:25 pm

It is born!

Cross Sixty-Nine!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:03 am

Body contours next!
Then it's basically done.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by ohm-men » Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:48 am

I quiete like that, has a nice "Aria" vibe going! :)

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:15 am

ohm-men wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:48 am
I quiete like that, has a nice "Aria" vibe going! :)
It would be fun to build one with vintage Aria 1803T parts.

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