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by Gazm
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Hollow electric
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Hollow electric

Cool pic's Mark, what is your photography set up?

Gaz
by Gazm
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Hollow electric
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Hollow electric

Reaching for my sunnies too protect my eye's from abundant wood porn!!!
If I was into electrics, would probs say " AWESOME AXE MAN!!!
BUT I'm into UKULELES.....so, Meh! Itsorrright! lol.
I love the look of the unbound double cutaway & the Blackwood is amazing!

Good work Mr Killer!!

Gaz
by Gazm
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Siriusly...Alan Parsons on a 32 string uke!
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: Siriusly...Alan Parsons on a 32 string uke!

Ripper rendition! Thanks for sharing Kim & Great too see you back on the keyboard.

Happy Easter to all!

Gaz
by Gazm
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Concert Uke with Bevel Cutaway
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

Re: Concert Uke with Bevel Cutaway

Impressively Splendid colour tones Allen!
In regards to recon tiles, would thin ca glue hold the fragile stone better whole processing?
Does the lazer explode the crumbly tile?

Gaz
by Gazm
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Slim-line Tenor Ukulele
Replies: 8
Views: 1198

Re: Slim-line Tenor Ukulele

That's a little ripper slimline Cal, with a hearty jig sound sample, did you craft the tuner buttons as well?
Great patch of black eyed Daisy's for a back drop photo shoot!! I'm sure your daughter will love that plinker!

Gaz
by Gazm
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Alternative to a Stewmac buffer
Replies: 9
Views: 1589

Re: Alternative to a Stewmac buffer

Apologies, that is 4140 hardened shaft, Not stainless 4110.
Happy to share a local small business with like minded sharing people!
Check your inbox Nigel

Gaz
by Gazm
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Alternative to a Stewmac buffer
Replies: 9
Views: 1589

Re: Alternative to a Stewmac buffer

The local Brisbane distributor of 0.55 Kw motor $173 Sourced a 4110 hardened 1" shaft 36" lg, ends threaded, for $120 Bearing supplies $34 for P205 Buff wheels out of Melbourne $50 - $75 ea depending on cloth grade were to much for my hip pocket. So purchased buff wheels & flanges from Stew mac for ...
by Gazm
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Posting photos
Replies: 11
Views: 3056

Re: Posting photos

Poignant to topic Mark!. I have noted many times uploaded pic's are misconstrued to the viewing eyes. Do pic's look normal at preview before posting & then change tact when submitted?? Luthier computer whiz " Please explain". All be it upside down, Beautiful instrument Mark!! one of your creations??...
by Gazm
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: HVLP set up
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: HVLP set up

Interesting reviews from this young bloke Nigel, supplier is UK based.
https://thegunman.net.au/ani-r150-t-mini-gun-review/

Gaz
by Gazm
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Selling my Luthiery wood and tools - retired
Replies: 17
Views: 3815

Re: Selling my Luthiery wood and tools - retired

I'm interested in your itinerary also Zendo.

Gaz
by Gazm
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Acacia dread build thread
Replies: 133
Views: 25326

Re: Acacia dread build thread

Best you sling a few dags of the over abundant Blackwood my way Thanks Martin, more is less so I've been told, W A Syndrome is a bugger!!

Mesmerizing flitch of Blackwood Allan!! ...McCurly stock?

Gaz
by Gazm
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A quick ukulele
Replies: 4
Views: 1686

Re: A quick ukulele

Can't beat a good quickie, Cal 8) Looks like a Barimando with a Kb Pine top, not too shabby for a knock up!!

I quite like the shape, well done!

Gaz
by Gazm
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: uke rope binding
Replies: 4
Views: 1671

Re: uke rope binding

Excellent timing Graham, I,m happy to proof read your knowledgeable " draft" versions per say, of the finer tiny instruments & any rope binding of coarse would an added treat :wink:

Gaz
by Gazm
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: First ukulele......
Replies: 4
Views: 1811

Re: First ukulele......

Great looking instruments Jim, one lucky customer!!

Gaz
by Gazm
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 8 string baritone
Replies: 8
Views: 2054

Re: 8 string baritone

Excellent craftsmanship Jim, love the scalloped bridge, mild bling & clean fret board works well!!!
How are the 4th & 6th strings secured beneath the bridge...bead on end of string??

Gaz
by Gazm
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: October, yes October tutes
Replies: 10
Views: 2329

Re: October, yes October tutes

Thanks for your informative tutes Steve.
What gram strength & clarity of HHG do you use for successful bridge glue ups?

Gaz
by Gazm
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: uke rope binding
Replies: 4
Views: 1671

Re: uke rope binding

You could try, Gurian Instruments, Seattle, USA...I enjoy using their quality products & open minded approach to new design!

Gaz
by Gazm
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New GST rules
Replies: 25
Views: 6143

Re: New GST rules

I recently received a small package from Stew Mac $380 USD with NO GST violations,Thank you Mr Morrison.
Ordering a package thru Canada shortly, so will keep it under the grand mark to test the waters!!

Gaz
by Gazm
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: More on dust extraction
Replies: 18
Views: 3755

Re: More on dust extraction

Food for thought Pat...Bill Pentz.com , some say fanatical but, how much is your life worth?? I'm setting up my extraction system with a 4hp motor & 150mm spiral metal ducting with fittings. Bill site is a lot too wade thru, but a great guide line. I applaud your Extraction ideals Cal, great job!!! ...
by Gazm
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Lutz/Blackheart Sass Hybrid Nylon, venetian cutawy & arm bevel
Replies: 16
Views: 4110

Re: Lutz/Blackheart Sass Hybrid Nylon, venetian cutawy & arm bevel

AWESOME! The French polish looks as deep as the Pacific ocean, love the segmented heel & deco slotted head!!
Great work Trent.

Gaz
by Gazm
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Gidgee
Replies: 13
Views: 2770

Re: Gidgee

Better late than never to ask, What did you use for kerfing material on this lil beauty please Peter?

Gaz
by Gazm
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Soprano with heaps of bling - picture set
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: Soprano with heaps of bling - picture set

Ambrosia is a freaky piece of natural beauty, much like our Sassafras!!
Bedazzling bling box, Well crafted Allen!
What make of tuners are those?

Gaz
by Gazm
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: 100 tutes
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Re: 100 tutes

I very much enjoy your tute's, Master of nothing!
Vacuum clamping & hide glue are my next challenge, so I would appreciate your generous input tute!!
If I can learn something new from others point of view, then each day is enriched.

Thanks Steve.

Gaz
by Gazm
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Flatbed jointer opinion
Replies: 15
Views: 3563

Re: Flatbed jointer opinion

Tossing up between 150mm/6" and 200mm/8"... I suspect 150mm would do 99% of what I'd need it to do but there's always that temptation to go bigger for a little bit more. On the money Richard! If you prefer to size your own billeted timbers, then bigger is BETTER! I used my local turners club for som...
by Gazm
Mon May 21, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Tenor Uke in Master Grade Australian Blackwood
Replies: 7
Views: 2307

Re: Tenor Uke in Master Grade Australian Blackwood

Your Poly paint expertise really pops our beautiful Australian timbers! Well done Allen!!
Intriguing nut & saddle colourings, is that natural bone??

Gaz