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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By nowa90
That'd be plenty long. You can also just use a...

That'd be plenty long. You can also just use a radius sanding blocks (I use an 8") with paper if you know your radius
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,861
Views: 163,017
Posted By nowa90
No, unless your bridge's saddles are at a...

No, unless your bridge's saddles are at a different distance from the posts.




1. Plug the hole with a dowel and drill it to the proper size using a brad point bit

or

2. wrap some sandpaper...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,861
Views: 163,017
Posted By nowa90
more space between the string and the edge of the...

more space between the string and the edge of the fretboard and uncomfortable mounting posts.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,419
Posted By nowa90
that fretboard looks scary thin.....gonne have to...

that fretboard looks scary thin.....gonne have to recess the bridge and hope its not a pigtail style!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,419
Posted By nowa90
Welcome back, amigo!

Welcome back, amigo!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-19-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,293
Posted By nowa90
like the neck lams! What program did you use to...

like the neck lams! What program did you use to make the mockup?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-19-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By nowa90
get some sturdy tuners (grover rotomatics are...

get some sturdy tuners (grover rotomatics are best for price) and a bone nut, and you should be good.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-17-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By nowa90
hmmm, i do still have some of the wood left with...

hmmm, i do still have some of the wood left with the same grain, and I was thinking of making a new one. Thanks for the idea.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-17-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By nowa90
Nowa90's 4th - LP DC Junior

Well, as some of you may have noticed is that I took quiet the internet break, and in the 2 weeks I've pumped up almsot two guitars, this is one of them. The other (superstrat) just needs the bridge...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 29,944
Posted By nowa90
I can't get ash over 10" anymore locally,...

I can't get ash over 10" anymore locally, and its all white, not swamp so its heavy as ballz. Best of luck to ya, I got a new guitar ready to reveal in a week or two.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-14-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 29,944
Posted By nowa90
the flame is awesome, can almost challenge most...

the flame is awesome, can almost challenge most 5A maple tops. I'd go for individual threads, but leave this for other things like jigs, cajons, etc.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-02-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
He got a vid of...

He got a vid of it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3PP230wxW0
So excited.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-02-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,459
Posted By nowa90
and be careful when breaking it! Put it in a...

and be careful when breaking it! Put it in a vice, then snap it with pliers and some goggles on!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-02-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,459
Posted By nowa90
pro tip I figured out, break a razor blade in...

pro tip I figured out, break a razor blade in half, then use it to scrape off any and everything on your fretboard. It's best to work from the fretwire out, to prevent wood fibres from all gathering...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
this is polymerized stuff from leevalley, with a...

this is polymerized stuff from leevalley, with a very high luster. Its 50% mineral spirits so it doesn't act like tree sap :p:
It does suck, but its completly out of the way while playing, and he...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
thin spot in transition from neck to headstock,...

thin spot in transition from neck to headstock, next time I'll make the volute anyways :P
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
pics are here, she'd played great last night,...

pics are here, she'd played great last night, there hopefully are vids of it. I gotta dissassemble it soon and put on more coats, but couldnt resist taking some beauty shots with it.

Here is the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
Here are the pics of the finished thing! I'm...

Here are the pics of the finished thing! I'm going to dissassemble it tonight and scruff it, then put on a coat a day untill it's much thicker, then buff when the equipment is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
Holy shit, seeing your guitar on stage, playing...

Holy shit, seeing your guitar on stage, playing in front of 400+ people is ****ing nerve wrecking. SOOO glad she turned out, and sounds on par with a 4k les paul.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-30-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
I'm evil, but tune in tomorrow to see whats...

I'm evil, but tune in tomorrow to see whats inside!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/s720x720/537049_10151450014760475_609310474_23893073_1545368327_n.jpg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-30-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
Oregon tone woods, they have nice claro walnut....

Oregon tone woods, they have nice claro walnut. I'm not sure if quilted purpleheart even exists! :haha:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-30-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,887
Posted By nowa90
If you used the stewmac template, just make the...

If you used the stewmac template, just make the claw center, then mark the lines. IF not, just center it with your center line, it should be fine.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-29-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
Jason, or anyone, would it be possible for...

Jason, or anyone, would it be possible for someone to get me a bubinga bass fretboard? Someone's talking to me about a p bass build.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-29-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46,418
Views: 539,600
Posted By nowa90
And I just got a 10" Delta for free a week...

And I just got a 10" Delta for free a week ago, used it to rip my wenge and paduak. Needs a new blade and fence, which I may make. I thought I proved you wrong and didn't get any wenge splinters, but...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-29-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
that, or the fact that I didn't add a volute the...

that, or the fact that I didn't add a volute the first time.

As I recall its 20mm and 22mm or so?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-29-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
It is, but atleast the fix was done in a day and...

It is, but atleast the fix was done in a day and no one will really notice but him, but he would've even let me just pour epoxy over it, I remembered the quote "If you dont do it right the first...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-29-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
Yea, heres a very close up of it, its just the...

Yea, heres a very close up of it, its just the size of the truss channel
http://i.imgur.com/FgzoF.jpg

Leon, its a commision so I have no power over any of the colors on this :p:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-28-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,744
Posted By nowa90
K so well setting it up monday night, the truss...

K so well setting it up monday night, the truss rod almost chipped out a 1.5 x .5 peice right under the nut/1st fret, so they came the next day (they already planned to) and saw it, and I epoxied on...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-28-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,204
Posted By nowa90
it will depending on your bridge size/preference.

it will depending on your bridge size/preference.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-26-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,459
Posted By nowa90
oh jesus, I don't know what happened then. I take...

oh jesus, I don't know what happened then. I take off about 1/2 or so (router bit depth) and about 1/16 or so everytime I make contact with the wood. It must be how I start or something though, I...
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