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by WJ Guitars
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Sitka & blackwood OM 14fret falcate
Replies: 8
Views: 388

Re: Sitka & blackwood OM 14fret falcate

I like the style and character created. All those bevels are amazing.

Wayne
by WJ Guitars
Sun Jan 31, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Ziricote Spruce Classical #155
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: Ziricote Spruce Classical #155

Beautiful to look at and amazing craftsmanship.

Wayne
by WJ Guitars
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New workshop to be
Replies: 17
Views: 1334

Re: New workshop to be

The guitar building is the priority not the car! 0h well, I almost got away with it Martin until the wife caused a detour turn for me to build a new garage behind the house. The wife had no understanding what the important priority was. Oh well, the guitar builds had to sit on the side line again. W...
by WJ Guitars
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New workshop to be
Replies: 17
Views: 1334

Re: New workshop to be

As mentioned having machines on wheels and strategically locating power points on the walls and ceiling if feasible avoids running power cables on the floor and avoids trip hazards in the workshop.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Rejigged Workshop
Replies: 9
Views: 849

Re: Rejigged Workshop

The re-setup of your workshop Martin looks great. I also like your wood storage room.

Wayne
by WJ Guitars
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New workshop to be
Replies: 17
Views: 1334

Re: New workshop to be

Trent great project to plan for! In regards to sound rating your workshop, acoustic insulation wool with sandwich wall and ceiling treatment helps to drop the db levels. See example section view. If you want have a spray room suitable for nitro lacquer I would recommend an explosion proof exhaust fa...
by WJ Guitars
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Red gum
Replies: 15
Views: 1717

Re: Red gum

Peter, I also find your information and comments are interesting especially when your are testing out other alternatives of timbers on your mandolins. I noted that your want the back to be dead and not live to improve the sound quality. Side tracking, would a carbon fiber mesh back construction achi...
by WJ Guitars
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Building a flamenco guitar
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Building a flamenco guitar

The guitar sound qualities and playing was magnificent.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Seasons Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas to everyone. Have a great relaxing day.

Wayne
by WJ Guitars
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: First build: fretless ABG
Replies: 4
Views: 1443

Re: First build: fretless ABG

Liked the video. Great setup Trevor. Interesting bass guitar build..

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Building a flamenco guitar
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Building a flamenco guitar

I enjoyed the video explaining the the guitar building experience. The guitar timber choice and final produce3 looks great.

Wayne
by WJ Guitars
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Duo becomes a Trio
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: Duo becomes a Trio

Excellent craftsmanship. The guitars looks amazing.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Movement at The Station
Replies: 7
Views: 1926

Re: Movement at The Station

A well organised timber stack awaiting your handcrafting of many wonderful acoustic guitars.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New OM guitar
Replies: 11
Views: 2140

Re: New OM guitar

Excellent guitar build with quality.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Flamenco Blanca
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Re: Flamenco Blanca

Sounds amazing! Brilliant playing.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: The Luthier Forum Admin who hasnt built a Guitar for 12 months.
Replies: 9
Views: 2645

Re: The Luthier Forum Admin who hasnt built a Guitar for 12 months.

Great to see Martin that you have completed the house build and now enjoy the final product. Also looking forward to seeing your workshop in action with a new guitar build. I have only built one guitar earlier in the year and then have spent the time renovating all of the house, plus now going throu...
by WJ Guitars
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Falcate Classical #2 Build (in NZ)
Replies: 5
Views: 1991

Re: Falcate Classical #2 Build (in NZ)

Looking forward to seeing this guitar build progress.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 15" archtop
Replies: 10
Views: 1933

Re: 15" archtop

Beautiful Guitar and Excellent build. Could listen to that sound quality all day.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Huon Pine & Tassy Mrytle Acoustic Bass
Replies: 3
Views: 1268

Re: Huon Pine & Tassy Mrytle Acoustic Bass

Looks amazing Trent. Recently I had an enquiry from a local music shop that was interested in the falcate bracing idea for a bass guitar just like your posting. I be interested to know how it sounds and your comments on building / design aspects.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Medium Body Falcate
Replies: 9
Views: 2167

Re: Medium Body Falcate

This 'Raven' Guitar looks amazing and skillfully crafted.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Still not getting the sound I want...help!!
Replies: 40
Views: 7198

Re: Still not getting the sound I want...help!!

Hi Dave I would also recommend that you should use T&G book methods. To help you using visual analyser Trevor / Robbie O'Brian has produced a video set that demonstrates how to setup and use these methods. I purchased the videos online from Robbie O'Brian and found this very helpful when setup the c...
by WJ Guitars
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle
Replies: 9
Views: 3379

Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Thanks Wayne, I noticed you are in the shire! I am also in the shire at Woolooware might be nice to catch up for a Beer sometime./quote] Sorry for the late reply MAPP, I am currently busy with house renovations and would love to start another guitar build. I'll have to be patience until the renovat...
by WJ Guitars
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle
Replies: 9
Views: 3379

Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Beautiful timber on both guitars they look amazing.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: First attempt at video editing
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Re: First attempt at video editing

Excellent video production work. A great result.

Wayne
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by WJ Guitars
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Another hollow electric
Replies: 11
Views: 3719

Re: Another hollow electric

Great wood combination and styling. Wonderful craftsmanship.

Wayne
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