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    One piece neck with an angled headstock

    I think the problem is you end up loading the skunk stripe with all the force from the truss rod if you use a traditional one. I have a plan for dealing with that though. I think ive figured out how I'm gonna do it. I'll post a thread when I'm underway.
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    One piece neck with an angled headstock

    Because I don't want to build a two piece.
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    One piece neck with an angled headstock

    I'm thinking of just doing roasted maple as a trial run. I also want to try milling a channel before I cut the neck profile and pouring epoxy as binding.
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    One piece neck with an angled headstock

    I'm thinking of attempting this with my next build. Anyone try it? I'm talking Fender style one piece with no fretboard. I know I'll need a pretty thick blank but I think it would be really cool to try.
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    Built a Telebird body for my bud

    Yeah, pshupe actually milled me one that way on his CNC.
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    Built a Telebird body for my bud

    My bud hit me up about making him a Telebird body a few weeks back. The wife was working this weekend so I went up to the shop and was able to get the body made in one shot. This is my favorite kind of project, one where I don't have to do any sanding. Very nice walnut body blank sourced from...
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    Learned a good lesson today (maple bodies)

    Dude, can you post some more info on this? How did you build it? -Eli
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    Post Guitars You Built

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    What's on YOUR workbench right now?

    Waiting on a switch to finish this mod of my buddy's baritone.
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    Les Paul CNC Build

    I really like the LMII stuff, not pinky at all Also, the new neck looks better but I still think you'd be better off making that section of the neck a block and carving it by hand. You still really don't have enough material there to make a proper volute and transition.
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    Les Paul CNC Build

    OP, Looking at your headstock transition I don't think you've left enough material there to clean anything up. It looks like less material that a typical transition. I would replace the last inch of the neck profile with just a block and finish the transition with a rasp/file. I've seen a lot of...
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    Les Paul CNC Build

    Yeah, modeling those transitions is not easy. I've been doing modeling work for pshupe and Balaguer guitars for a few years and I've finally figured out how to make a good, clean volute.
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    Low Volume, High Quality Decal

    What type are they? Waterslide?
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    Low Volume, High Quality Decal

    Whats a good source for a high quality decal? I have a quote for a half sheet but with setup its $85. I was hoping to spend a lot less than that.
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    New Build, This Time its Personal

    It worked nicely, but like I said in the OP there really isn't the Z axis you'd need to use for guitar building IMO. More progress! I did the bulk of the sanding before I took these pics but there isn't really anything fun to show from that process. Tremolo centered in the route and holes...




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