charisjapan's Recent Activity

  1. charisjapan liked 45WinMag's post in the thread Strawberry Mango (formerly guitar of swamp castle II).

    Moving out of the "what's on your workbench" thread - don't want to hijack. Decided to pull the tape from the fretboard and do a mock up...

    May 27, 2018 at 4:38 AM
  2. charisjapan replied to the thread Limba 6 Redux.

    That was the original design precept ... a Junior or Cabronita, but with multiscale. And with the bridge pickup a little further...

    May 27, 2018 at 1:51 AM
  3. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread Jersey Girl Homemade Guitars (Japan).

    Beautiful. My recent trips to Argentina and efforts at speaking Spanish give me a great understanding of his struggles with speaking...

    May 26, 2018 at 1:52 PM
  4. charisjapan replied to the thread Jersey Girl Homemade Guitars (Japan).

    Well, there's not much else to do in Hokkaido over the winter but make guitars! ;) But yeah, a lot of interesting "compositions" in his...

    May 26, 2018 at 6:24 AM
  5. charisjapan liked 45WinMag's post in the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    White bobbins. Bareknuckle Stormy Monday bridge humbucker and Bareknuckle Apache neck single coil.

    May 26, 2018 at 5:18 AM
  6. charisjapan replied to the thread Limba 6 Redux.

    Oh, yeah ... The Switchcraft #152 jack is horrible. Only high-end cables give me a good connection ... I suspect the cheaper cables...

    May 26, 2018 at 4:02 AM
  7. charisjapan replied to the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    My daughter lives in Hawaii and has a huge mango tree in her back yard ... that color looks like a properly ripened mango skin! The...

    May 26, 2018 at 3:41 AM
  8. charisjapan replied to the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    Nice color, looks appropriately fruity! :yesway::yesway:

    May 26, 2018 at 1:28 AM
  9. charisjapan liked 45WinMag's post in the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    Re-shot the back today. Much lighter red. You can see how dark it previously was from the color of the control cavity. [IMG]

    May 26, 2018 at 1:27 AM
  10. charisjapan posted a new thread.

    Limba 6 Redux

    Posted at the end of my Limba 6 thread that I felt I needed to change a few things, since this thing is "going back" to the workshop,...

    Forum: Luthier's Corner

    May 25, 2018 at 7:09 AM
  11. charisjapan liked 45WinMag's post in the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    Probably no mockup today. I have an issue I need to figure out. When I did the burst, I shot the back dark red. Really dark. I just...

    May 25, 2018 at 5:02 AM
  12. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    This is extra orange peeley because I misted a ton of very light coats over the decal to keep it from lifting or distorting from using...

    May 25, 2018 at 2:30 AM
  13. charisjapan replied to the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    Very much agree ... in fact, better without the burst IMHO. Can't wait to see a mockup ... like later today? ;) Looking good, 45!...

    May 25, 2018 at 2:30 AM
  14. charisjapan replied to the thread codename: Refractor.

    Hey @Ripthorn, How about a flexible extension bit holder? (I have one, but never knew it was called that!) I have used one for a...

    May 24, 2018 at 4:16 AM
  15. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum build. Not pointy :-).

    Last piece arrived so its all queued up and waiting for me to finish shooting lacquer on my double-Strat build. Had some personal stuff...

    May 23, 2018 at 1:01 AM