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I wasn't happy with the binding on this one, for a few reasons. I decided to route it out and repeat the whole process, but with a few improvements. This project is finally starting to feel like a success:

I bought this little toy as a kit recently:

It was easy as pie to assemble and calibrate. The plan is to use it for inlay pockets, inlay materials, and smaller plastic covers.
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Ooh. I want one but I am pretty sure I have no use for one. A bit like a 3D printer - I can't afford one big enough to be useful to me.

That's kind of what I was thinking, but it's pretty easy to extend the gantry once you have a machine. It's all good experience too, even just as a stepping stone. This thing is only made from 2020 aluminium extrusion and T8 threaded rods, which are readily available in a variety of lengths.
I've done some stuff:

I'm waiting on a new rasp before blending the heel and headstock transitions, and doing the final profiling.

Also, this experiment happened:

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I'm waiting on a new rasp

Which one are you getting? Is there any particular brand you would recommend?

By the way, I'd just like to say thank you for documenting your builds. You were one of the people that convinced me it was possible to build guitars in the first place.
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