Author Topic: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar  (Read 4014 times)

eastcoastepic

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2012, 08:17:48 PM »
A future COTM, for sure. Just when I thought my axe was the bomb, your choice of wood from the bank comes along, and all I can do is drool!
Possibly the finest Buckeye I've ever seen, regardless of builder.....
Chris
Correction: there is 'much' money to be made above the fifth fret....

room037

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« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2012, 11:55:23 PM »
Wow!
It's COOOOOL !!!
I didn't know the maker Aero Concept.
 
But, 1,500,000 JPY = 19,500 USD !
I will order new Series 2, if I have such money !
 
Eiji

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2012, 08:28:58 AM »
Thanks Chris, very kind words indeed from someone with such a fine instrument like yours! Nobody does Buckeye like Alembic; they are simply the best in the world.
 
I thought about a reverse headstock, but I thought it would aggravate my aixelsyd.

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #48 on: February 06, 2012, 08:05:58 AM »
Jeez, that is a GORGEOUS piece of Buckeye!  I hope you like answering questions, becuase any time you take this beast out in public you're going to get a TON of them  
 
Enjoy the process, it may seem long now but trust me it's worth it in the end!
 
Cheers,
 
Todd

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #49 on: February 06, 2012, 08:28:40 AM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZrgxHvNNUc
Any more pics? headstock? custom logo? please?
 
 

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #50 on: February 06, 2012, 09:45:41 AM »
That picture should be standard for all FTC threads.

mica

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #51 on: April 11, 2012, 06:22:57 PM »
Just darling!  Anyway, with everyone feeling MUCH better now, I can finally start catching up on some FTC pictures.   The backplates and humx pickup are getting along in spray:

  and the Ebony box pickups are ready for their oil finish:

  And an in-process shot of making the shells, with a few extry just in case:


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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #52 on: April 11, 2012, 06:26:57 PM »
The shells look cool!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #53 on: April 11, 2012, 11:16:17 PM »
This build is developing into one heck of a fine guitar. The Dragons claw headstock is a smart tasteful move, something I think would also look great on an Elan Europa or Rogue.
 
Jazzyvee
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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #54 on: April 12, 2012, 03:10:24 PM »
Oh, wowzie wow! Look at those backplates!!!!!
Not just a bass, this is an Alembic!

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Re: John's Buckeye Burl Triple O Guitar
« Reply #55 on: April 16, 2012, 12:42:38 PM »
Ay, carumba, what a beauty.  That burl on the front looks like an owl swooping out of the sky.  Yum.

mica

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« Reply #56 on: April 24, 2012, 02:19:23 PM »
Here's the control layout:

  The knobs are just placed by eye in the picture for a rough idea. When we drill, we'll actually measure and keep things parallel sorta like this:

 See how bad my eyes are?

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« Reply #57 on: April 24, 2012, 02:24:31 PM »
Awesome Buckeye Burl top!  What will the back have?  Inquiring minds want to know.

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« Reply #58 on: April 24, 2012, 02:36:31 PM »
Check the build record - I think you will like what you see!

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« Reply #59 on: April 24, 2012, 08:39:39 PM »