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by colburge
Tue May 22, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: lamitated armrest bevel - an idea
Replies: 10
Views: 199

Re: lamitated armrest bevel - an idea

I wouldn't use 5 minute epoxy...Ive found the quality of the Selly's and other quick epoxies not that great and if you need to do any unplanned adjustments you might find yourself in a bind. The 5 minute stuff also doesn't gap fill as well as the Techniglue. Carbatec stock Techniglue. I was plannin...
by colburge
Tue May 22, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Maple side crack, any suggestion ?
Replies: 8
Views: 211

Re: Maple side crack, any suggestion ?

Throw it away, it isn't worth the effort. It is frustrating, I have done it and tried to repair with epoxy or CA and it just turns out horrible.

Col
by colburge
Wed May 16, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 12 frets resonator with cutaway and floating back
Replies: 3
Views: 141

Re: 12 frets resonator with cutaway and floating back

Looks awesome, well done. Do you have a sound clip?

Col
by colburge
Wed May 09, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: bandsaw opinions
Replies: 20
Views: 631

Re: bandsaw opinions

simso wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 6:24 pm
Bwahahaha raafie, I was one of them once

Steve
Did you fail the exam to get into the Navy Steve? :D

Col
by colburge
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Donations drive to help cover forum running costs
Replies: 19
Views: 1118

Re: Donations drive to help cover forum running costs

Martin

The link didn't resolve for me either using any of the browsers, maybe I wasn't holding my tongue right! I Logged into Paypal and found the account easily though.

Thx

Col
by colburge
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Blackwood Concert with Cherry Blossome inlay
Replies: 8
Views: 1040

Re: Blackwood Concert with Cherry Blossome inlay

Immaculate work Allen, you are going to give Chuck from Moore Bettah a run for his money.

Col
by colburge
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Trevor Gore interview by Matthew Ottley
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: Trevor Gore interview by Matthew Ottley

Thanks, it was am interesting podcast.

Col
by colburge
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: B/w small body guitar.
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: B/w small body guitar.

Beautifully done, particularly like the head-stock design .

Cheers

Col
by colburge
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Baritione Uke with Sound Port and Arm Bevel
Replies: 5
Views: 677

Re: Baritione Uke with Sound Port and Arm Bevel

Beautiful instrument, I would be proud to own it.

Col
by colburge
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: The 5 minute fretboard
Replies: 13
Views: 1368

Re: The 5 minute fretboard

Interesting to see how the Pro's do it, great tutorial.

Col
by colburge
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Timber supply - WA
Replies: 39
Views: 3735

Re: Timber supply - WA

Hi

Tim Spittle is your guy in WA, I have bought lots from him, fair prices and good service.

Col
by colburge
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Engelmann & Oregon Myrtlewood dread cutaway
Replies: 3
Views: 974

Re: Engelmann & Oregon Myrtlewood dread cutaway

Looks amazing - love the back strip.

Col
by colburge
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mango Tenor
Replies: 4
Views: 1681

Re: Mango Tenor

I think it looks cool, well done mate.

Col
by colburge
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Spherical fret ends
Replies: 13
Views: 3401

Re: Spherical fret ends

I am interested in seeing how you do it.

Col
by colburge
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: I'm retiring
Replies: 45
Views: 10445

Re: I'm retiring

All the best and good luck in your new life, sounds pretty bloody good to be honest.

Col
by colburge
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New toy
Replies: 4
Views: 1308

Re: New toy

Happy Birthday buddy, that's a good present!

I bought the Veritas smoothing plane a couple of years back, it's really nice to have a quality tool, makes planing a whole lot easier.

Col
by colburge
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Some recent builds
Replies: 5
Views: 2604

Re: Some recent builds

Love them all, but the Tele is King!

Col
by colburge
Fri Feb 05, 2016 6:27 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Satin Black Searls SS6RT
Replies: 7
Views: 2594

Re: Satin Black Searls SS6RT

I haven't seen a guitar of yours that I didn't like, this one is awesome as well.

Col
by colburge
Sat Dec 05, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Otway Blackwood and Spruce dreadnought
Replies: 6
Views: 2051

Re: Otway Blackwood and Spruce dreadnought

oooh, nice!!

Col
by colburge
Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Cutting CF Truss Rod
Replies: 15
Views: 3315

Re: Cutting CF Truss Rod

It is very easy to cut, sand or file. I just use a hack saw and clean it up with a file.

Col
by colburge
Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: First Acoustic
Replies: 9
Views: 3364

Re: First Acoustic

Good work mate, it is a nice feeling to build your first guitar.

Cheers

Col
by colburge
Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Modifications
Replies: 6
Views: 1325

Re: Modifications

Wow, amazing paint job.

Col
by colburge
Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Server Maintenance
Replies: 45
Views: 10275

Re: Server Maintenance

Thanks for maintaining the site Bob, the new interface is much better too.

Col
by colburge
Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Radius top superstrat
Replies: 6
Views: 2392

Re: Radius top superstrat

You never fail to impress! Another great looking instrument.

Col