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White Limba / Korina - Using single piece for Explorer Guitar Builds

06-13-2019 01:35 PM by Steve | 0 comments »

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Klein Solid Body Electric Travel Guitar #6: Glue Up

09-23-2015 11:12 PM by Dave G | 0 comments »

I drilled and chopped out the wire passages for the pickups then glued the beast to the neck with Titebond III.Wire routes. It will weigh about 7#.I should be able to trim some weight as I shape it. Before gluing I cutout the body at the bandsaw with a 1/4” blade. I used the scrap as caul and I also had to put some tape on the top of the body to level it with the neck. The glue-up was done face down on a board and tapped into into alignment against the board while tightening th...

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Klein Solid Body Electric Travel Guitar #5: Bookmatched Body Blanks and Fret Marks

09-07-2015 11:24 PM by Dave G | 0 comments »

I took two pieces of Black Limba and resawed them to make bookmatched body halves. I glued the back sides and ended up with two different books to choose from. I picked my favorite. Below you can see the intended result. The pieces of paper illustrate what I’ll cut out of each blank. I also put little plastic fret markers into the binding/ebony edge on top only. No fretboard dots. I learned that ABS does not like heating by the drill bit! Use slow speed only and be quick ...

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