Author Topic: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar  (Read 3738 times)

mica

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John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« on: January 17, 2012, 06:45:19 PM »
So you've seen some of these pictures by email already:  

 neck detail  

 whole neck  

 peghead  

 back  

 top and back  

 plates cut  But I heard it was your birthday, and things have come along well with your build:  

 

  The backplate shelves are in the picture above. Those will be routed again when the actual backplates are completed and fit to your guitar.   Lookin' good!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2012, 06:51:47 PM »
Awesome...you chose Batmans Buckeye!! Saw this piece in the wood bank! I was really torn between this and Froggy Friend! It's gonna be beautiful!  Congrats!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2012, 06:56:00 PM »
You recognize it! Ha!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2012, 07:00:28 PM »
Thanks! Best birthday present ever! Stunning!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2012, 11:13:34 PM »
Wow that's gonna be one impressive guitar when finished.Is this going to be a series guitar?
 
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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2012, 06:33:30 AM »
Batman was posted on the wood bank on my birthday last year; it was meant to be my guitar! Series I
 
Micro-mangagement alert:
How do I get these knobs?

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2012, 06:36:57 AM »
Wow! Wish I would have seen those before! Outstanding!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2012, 08:18:00 AM »
There's 2 wooden knob suppliers that our customers have used. THG Knobs and David King.  
 
Well, we make them too, but since we go all crazy and do a complete finish like we do on the guitars, they are considerably more expensive than the guys that do it every day.

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2012, 05:30:59 PM »
This is a fabulous guitar!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2012, 09:15:51 AM »
I really love the motif of the pistol grip upper bout and the dragon claw headstock. I can't stop looking at the pictures!  
 
Please Mica, go flog the crew! Faster, FASTER!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2012, 09:28:04 AM »
I can't wait to see the articulated carving on the headstock; any new pics?

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2012, 11:22:05 AM »
The grain pattern on the headstock looks like the coolest Topo map ever.  I want to hike there.

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2012, 12:19:33 AM »
Very lovely! Congratulations... it's going to be spectacular!

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Upgrade to series II
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2012, 11:06:52 PM »
Hi Mica, I spoke to Susan on Saturday about switching to series II electronics. Please let me know if this can be done. If so, i would like the master volume control location to be similar to a strat. I like to adjust volume with my little finger. Also, I want to order custom knobs and until I know about I/II status, I don't know what to order. I emailed a custom logo to Susan. if the Skyway trem could have a 5 arm, and a larger diameter I would be pleased.  
Thanks for your attention!
John

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5 pin side jack
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2012, 11:43:43 PM »
This is a really elegant solution. I would like to make this change as well.  
 
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