Eight Million Headstock Breaks In The City; This Is One of Them.

Skyjerk

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Thats pretty awesome :)

I'm wondering why you didnt extend the splines a bit farther up into the headstock. It doesnt seem as if theres too much of them in there
 

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Thats pretty awesome :)

I'm wondering why you didnt extend the splines a bit farther up into the headstock. It doesnt seem as if theres too much of them in there
I laid them in with a flat bottom under the apex of the headstock break angle. Any longer and the bottoms would intrude on the back end of the fretboard. Even so I don't think longer would necessarily be better.
 
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Amazing work. That Les Paul Studio must have been one hell of a player to warrant getting the neck repaired after a violent decapitation like that. I'd have probably just cut my losses and bought a new one.
 

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Amazing work. That Les Paul Studio must have been one hell of a player to warrant getting the neck repaired after a violent decapitation like that. I'd have probably just cut my losses and bought a new one.
Its was quite the player plus it had sentimental value.


Thank you Sir. Flattering coming from you. :)
Question Greg: The repair you posted has an opaque finish. Why the backstrap on that one and whats your personal criteria for adding one to a break?
 

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You sir have a scrotum filled with 2 big amazeballs.

That jig would make a BDSM practitioner envious.

Nice work.
 

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Awesome work! Really liked your setup for glueing the headstock.
 

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Wow, that was pretty impressive. I'd hate to foot that bill though. :run:
 

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That is killer work. I'm actually thinking about breaking a headstock just so I can send it to you for repair. Kidding of course, but I am very impressed. Talent on tap.
 

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OUTSTANDING!! My '70 Deluxe was "butcher repaired" before I got it in '91. I had it repainted, but you can still see wood putty over the screw heads.
-Joe
 

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everytime i read these threads i am impressed with the effort and quality of workmanship put forth

the patience and skill that it takes to do excellent work like this always amazes me...

you have mastered both of those attributes,

thanks for sharing and well done :yesway: :)
 
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