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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-25-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By SerpentineGtars
Thanks Ippon, does look good, doesn't it......

Thanks Ippon, does look good, doesn't it...

Weight including Gator hard case was 8.1kg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-23-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
For photos of completed Black Walnut 7-string DC...

For photos of completed Black Walnut 7-string DC (and all future builds), take a look at our 2015 Build Thread (http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1667828).
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By SerpentineGtars
:D

:D
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-22-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By SerpentineGtars
'Fraid not. It's Wenge :p:

'Fraid not. It's Wenge :p:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Serpentine Guitars UK - 2015 Build Thread

Hello and thank you for taking a look at the 2015 build/news thread. This year is going to be a busy one so we hope you enjoy what's to come. To start off the new year, here are a few pics of the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-04-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By SerpentineGtars
As dspellman quite rightly says; do not sandblast...

As dspellman quite rightly says; do not sandblast your guitar.

This finish is only possible on open-grain woods, such as Ash, Mahogany, etc, and will not work on closed-grain wood such as Maple or...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-03-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Although the Walnut isn't the most open-grained...

Although the Walnut isn't the most open-grained wood, I did use an epoxy filler/sealer (Z-Poxy, sanded back to 400 grit) before spraying the clear coat (2K Polyurethane).
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-03-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Some more Black Walnut with gloss clear coat...

Some more Black Walnut with gloss clear coat (pre-flat sanding). Should be finished and assembled in next 7-10...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Black Walnut custom 7-string DC after clear coat...

Black Walnut custom 7-string DC after clear coat and flat...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-21-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Primed and ready to go (back to Switzerland for...

Primed and ready to go (back to Switzerland for some airbrush magic); Wohlwend's custom 6-string SS with hand-made aluminium rear covers. More photos after this one comes back for clear coat and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Another build nearing completion - this one will...

Another build nearing completion - this one will only be primed for now before shipping back to Switzerland for some airbrush magic by the Mr Wohlwend. It will then come back to us for a clear coat...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Thanks Minty, the 7-string will look even better...

Thanks Minty, the 7-string will look even better with a clear coat... Watch this space :)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
A few new shots of the nearly completed Black...

A few new shots of the nearly completed Black Walnut custom 7-string...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Coming soon, I promise :)

Coming soon, I promise :)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-28-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Serpentine Guitars is back online after ongoing...

Serpentine Guitars is back online after ongoing issues with Sky/BT following our recent move. It has been a busy couple of months with painting and general maintenance on the new workshop - now ready...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Maple inlay work on Indian Rosewood for one of...

Maple inlay work on Indian Rosewood for one of our current builds for Winy Wohlwend (http://www.winycustom.ch/). Winy is an airbrush artist from Switzerland, and Serpentine Guitars is currently...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-21-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
One of our current builds, custom Black Walnut...

One of our current builds, custom Black Walnut 7-string DC, on a 6-months payment plan. All "construction" work now complete, waiting for radius, dot inlays, neck profile/carve and body routs/mounts...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Necks in various stages of progress; one-piece...

Necks in various stages of progress; one-piece Wenge (scarf joint planed), three-piece Wenge/Maple/Wenge (now with binding, ready for fretboard), three-piece Mahogany (ready for truss rod channel)...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Late reply, sorry... Yes, the initial scarf joint...

Late reply, sorry... Yes, the initial scarf joint angle is cut on the bandsaw. Cleaned up with a router and jig.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Bubinga "SG" and Black Walnut...

Bubinga "SG" and Black Walnut "DC" headstocks taking shape - we recently (re)introduced the SG headstock shape to compliment our new DC-II and Hydra body...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
The perfect 12 headstock/scarf joint angle...

The perfect 12 headstock/scarf joint angle planed on this three-piece Mahogany neck with Flame Maple pinstripes (to be used on the current Limba/Quilted Bubinga DC-II stock...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Thanks Fisheth24. Keep watching this space for...

Thanks Fisheth24. Keep watching this space for more updates, more guitars... and one day maybe yours ;)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
No worries, I'll be here :D Thanks MintSauce

No worries, I'll be here :D



Thanks MintSauce
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Excellent, looking forward to hearing from you :)

Excellent, looking forward to hearing from you :)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
This one was recently started, another 7-string,...

This one was recently started, another 7-string, will be a custom DC - Black Walnut body, Wenge/Maple/Wenge neck, Birdseye Maple fretboard, Hipshot hardware and BKP...
Forum: Gear Ads 08-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Sold

Sold
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
Setup and packed the Kingravi 7-string ready for...

Setup and packed the Kingravi 7-string ready for delivery, here are a few shots of the finished...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
I'm hoping they'll both come up even better after...

I'm hoping they'll both come up even better after some fine sanding and several coats of oil. The DC-II was originally going to be square edged and bound but unfortunately, or fortunately in this...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
:) Which one?

:) Which one?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,656
Posted By SerpentineGtars
A quick update on the new body designs (shapes);...

A quick update on the new body designs (shapes); DC-II and Hydra bodies (both with 45 degree chamfered...
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