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by ozwood
Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: More marketing magic?
Replies: 10
Views: 5128

Re: More marketing magic?

My two Bob,s One would think that all that extra mass hanging off the bridge is counter too all we accoustic builders strive to acheive , sure if a choice between throwing away a cheap guitar or saving it with a bridge doctor.... fair enough, if it's an expensive Guitar , best shout it a new top. Bu...
by ozwood
Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Lounge Guitar
Replies: 24
Views: 13720

Re: Lounge Guitar

ozwood wrote:
Dennis,

Your All .....grizzly Adams !!! :) :) :) :)

Love It !

Cheers,


Grizzly Adams didn't wear a Hawaiian shirt did he???

_________________
Martin


Ummmm No , Good Point , I was focusing on the neck up !

not much gets past you Martin!

Cheers,
by ozwood
Sat Jul 05, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Lounge Guitar
Replies: 24
Views: 13720

Re: Lounge Guitar

Dennis,

Your All .....grizzly Adams !!! :) :) :) :)

Love It !

Cheers,
by ozwood
Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Binding cutter moved
Replies: 15
Views: 8193

Re: Binding cutter moved

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: Fark That's why my Sphincter still clenches every time I go near a guitar with a router.

My condolences.
by ozwood
Thu May 22, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Acoustic body
Replies: 56
Views: 23118

Re: Acoustic body

:roll: Reminds me of the time I took a mate fishing in my old diesel cruiser, it did 6knots max with a southerly up it's bum, down the front of a wave, he had a what is essentially a 14 ft Punt with a 200 Hp on it, He whinged, pissed and moaned the whole way about how slow it was, while I sipped on ...
by ozwood
Wed May 21, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Acoustic body
Replies: 56
Views: 23118

Re: Acoustic body

To answer this question I must recall an analogy from a self help book written by master luthier Michael Thames: In which he writes: "To me, making an acoustic guitar is like making love Sometimes you want to know how long it took you, Other times you don't really want to know, or wish you didn't.....
by ozwood
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Ebony Bindings
Replies: 24
Views: 13349

Re: Ebony Bindings

+1 for ABS over ebony, ebony is a bastard to bend, it can get into you top when sanding if your not carfull and is just just generally difficult, as Kim said you would be pressed to pick the difference.

Cheers,
by ozwood
Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: EBay Humour
Replies: 10
Views: 6387

Re: EBay Humour

Dear, dear Dennis you don't loose socks , your washing machine makes them, the reason odd socks are always that bluey grey colour is because they are made from lint that collects in that middle bit that sticks up, when enough lint has accumulated and the washer is in it's spin cycle it combines all ...
by ozwood
Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: EBay Humour
Replies: 10
Views: 6387

Re: EBay Humour

In fairness, the bloke was really keen to solve the issue and very prompt in his replies and once provided with a Photo of the Missing Bridge pin :? ...... errr ... well at least a photo of where the missing bridge pin should have been, to replace the missing item . I have found that in general that...
by ozwood
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: EBay Humour
Replies: 10
Views: 6387

EBay Humour

So I ordered some bridge pins from Ebay, They turn up promptly, but one packet has only 5 pins in the bag. No biggy, message exchange as follows. Me : " Hi, Item No. xxxxxxxxxx is missing one of the brdge pins from the packet , should be 6 only got 5 the rest are ok. Ebay store : "Hi friend, can you...
by ozwood
Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: All Koa rope-bound slack key guitar
Replies: 25
Views: 17297

Re: All Koa rope-bound slack key guitar

It's all been said............. :?

so ummmmm ..... what they said!

:cl :cl :cl :cl :cl :cl :cl :cl :cl

nice one Trevor, nice soundport too, Now I don't feel so bad about the unplanned one I installed a few guitars back.

Cheers,
by ozwood
Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Nomex tops
Replies: 9
Views: 4293

Re: Nomex tops

Hi Jim, Strato has built quite a few of them with his students , they all sound pretty good , one of the classical's played by John ferguson at the dinner you attended was a double top , as was the steel string played by Greg at the same dinner , I have some nomex that's been sitting in the shed for...
by ozwood
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier's Forum - LuthierforumAustraliaNewZealand.com
Replies: 61
Views: 26235

Re: New Luthier's Forum - LuthierforumAustraliaNewZealand.co

http://luthierforumaustralianewzealand.com/forum/topic/Rate-Kim-aka-Larkim-as-a-guitar-builder-.htm He's UUUUUUMMMMMMMM :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: not a stable table is he. That Rant is worsre than Joh Bjelke-Petersen on Crack . There is a few Kangaroo's Loose in the Top Paddock , a six pack M...
by ozwood
Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier's Forum - LuthierforumAustraliaNewZealand.com
Replies: 61
Views: 26235

Re: New Luthier's Forum - LuthierforumAustraliaNewZealand.co

You mean two headed,transvestite,lumberjack Bob.
by ozwood
Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: No more High Mountain Lutz?
Replies: 26
Views: 18148

Re: No more High Mountain Lutz?

Got my Lutz yesterday :cl :cl :cl :cl :cl , well worth the wait , the first thing that struck me was how light the package was , upon opening were 20 beautiful, uniform ,defect free and completely dry tops. Now as witnessed by the above pictures , it was havested by a couple of hairy blokes in the s...
by ozwood
Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: what wood ??
Replies: 13
Views: 6338

Re: what wood ??

I any case I suggest you get the Pics off here quick smart, if the Woodrat spots it he'll be in the Rat mobile and down there sawing the legs off it before you know what's happened.

Cheers,
by ozwood
Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Australia misses out on Mario's wood
Replies: 55
Views: 22309

Re: Australia misses out on Mario's wood

Is It the timber that's special, or the fact it's harvested and hand split by naked Virgin Gypsies during a full moon after a three hour tree naming ceremony during which a fainting goat is sacraficed and a lighning bolt is induced to give the timber that magical stiffness and sound. You are all mis...
by ozwood
Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Guitar builder vises bought straight in from Taiwan.
Replies: 89
Views: 45031

Re: Guitar builder vises bought straight in from Taiwan.

I think so too Wayde, and who can blame Steve. the Luddites, who never intended to buy any anyway , managed to make it all sound too hard. Jeff Highland was quite correct , if the purchase price is less than $1000 then no duties or taxes are payable, if it's more than a $1000 then it's payable on th...
by ozwood
Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Leccy Build
Replies: 4
Views: 3332

Re: New Leccy Build

G'day Stu,

That looks a lot like Trevors accoustic shape, works well for an electric, I like it.

Cheers,
by ozwood
Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Forum offline tomorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 2619

Re: Forum offline tomorrow

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

:( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
by ozwood
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: It's just how we roll in Un Zud
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

Re: It's just how we roll in Un Zud

That's Nothin, Here we leave the shark attached to our leg and take it to the surf club house for a drink. True story happened at Caves beach across the road from Jeff Highlands house. "22-year-old Luke Tresoglavic was snorkelling on a reef off Caves Beach, south of Newcastle when he was attacked by...
by ozwood
Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Wiring help.
Replies: 18
Views: 8185

Re: Wiring help.

So this evening I taught myself how to animate the switch position diagram. It's not so hard after all.
I'm just concerned :shock: what manner of evil :twisted: and mischeif :mrgreen: your gonna get upto with your newly found skill.
by ozwood
Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Guitar builder vises bought straight in from Taiwan.
Replies: 89
Views: 45031

Re: Guitar builder vises bought straight in from Taiwan.

Hi All,

Did we reach a critical mass or did the Luddites succeed ?

Cheers,
by ozwood
Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Trevor has gone Crazy
Replies: 11
Views: 5906

Re: Trevor has gone Crazy

I blame synthetic illicit drugs . :roll: :roll:

she's bent like a banana.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by ozwood
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: finishing question
Replies: 10
Views: 4155

Re: finishing question

Thanks Allan,

I have learnt something as we'll.

Cheers,