Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

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Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:00 pm

I have been reading this forum for some time, and wish to thank all contributors,
it has fuelled my interest and helped me create the attached:-12 fret Huon pine cut away, all from the same block, neck,back ,sides and soundboard aprox1200 to 1600 years old, tiger myrtle fret board, also a 14fret Huon and tiger myrtle,Huon from the same block as the other guitar neck and sound board.
could not be happier with the results.
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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by WJ Guitars » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:47 am

Beautiful timber on both guitars they look amazing.

Wayne
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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by lamanoditrento » Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:35 am

Well done MAPP! No flys on you :wink: Seriously, nice. What finish did you use and do you have a close up of the rosettes?
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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:17 pm

WJ Guitars wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:47 am
Beautiful timber on both guitars they look amazing.

Wayne
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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.

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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:33 pm

lamanoditrento wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:35 am
Well done MAPP! No flys on you :wink: Seriously, nice. What finish did you use and do you have a close up of the rosettes?
Thanks Trent, the finish is Nitro/cel and the rosettes are Malle Burl one with segmented abalone on the circumferance, I will take some more photos and try to add to the existing, These are my first two guitars I have built, The 14fret was for my Son and the 12fret was specificaly designed for a couch guitar for my Dred was way to big! for the couch! I have to thank Luthiers Darrell and Hugh at Wheeler's Lutherie for their expert guidance and support, I am now selling the Dred for I love the playability and sound of both the new ones.

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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:22 pm

lamanoditrento wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:35 am
Well done MAPP! No flys on you :wink: Seriously, nice. What finish did you use and do you have a close up of the rosettes?
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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:25 pm

MAPP wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:33 pm
lamanoditrento wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:35 am
Well done MAPP! No flys on you :wink: Seriously, nice. What finish did you use and do you have a close up of the rosettes?
Thanks Trent, the finish is Nitro/cel and the rosettes are Malle Burl one with segmented abalone on the circumferance, I will take some more photos and try to add to the existing, These are my first two guitars I have built, The 14fret was for my Son and the 12fret was specificaly designed for a couch guitar for my Dred was way to big! for the couch! I have to thank Luthiers Darrell and Hugh at Wheeler's Lutherie for their expert guidance and support, I am now selling the Dred for I love the playability and sound of both the new ones.

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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by Kalamazoo » Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:38 pm

Awesome guitars ! The fretboard timber looks amazing too, what did you use there ?

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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by MAPP » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:16 am

Thank you for the kind words, The photos do not do them justice! The fret boards on both guitars are made from Tiger Myrtle.

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Re: Two new builds Huon and Tiger myrtle

Post by WJ Guitars » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:17 pm

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 renovations are completed.

Yes and as you mentioned being local in the shire in would be good to meet sometime perhaps once the renovations are completed.

Wayne
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