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by asgilbert
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Movement at The Station
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Movement at The Station

WOW impressive! A wise friend told me its a notifiable disease (luthiery that is) so is wood collecting by the looks of it. :D
by asgilbert
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Leveling dust specs and other imperfections
Replies: 6
Views: 4820

Re: Leveling dust specs and other imperfections

Thanks for sharing Allen, these gems are so valuable to armatures like me.
by asgilbert
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New OM guitar
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: New OM guitar

great balance to the build Peter. :cl
by asgilbert
Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Jigs & Fixtures
Topic: Interesting hand saws
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: Interesting hand saws

Cool idea Pat, I wonder if the feel of a Japanese pull saw is lost in the cumbersome handle?
by asgilbert
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Flamenco Blanca
Replies: 5
Views: 746

Re: Flamenco Blanca

Great sounding guitar and a great musician. Well done

Andrew
by asgilbert
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Section 8 builds
Replies: 9
Views: 1527

Re: The Section 8 builds

Man that is incredible!! :cl
by asgilbert
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Archtop
Replies: 3
Views: 562

Re: Archtop

Wow that is amazing!!
by asgilbert
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Another 17 inch Archie
Replies: 5
Views: 2821

Re: Another 17 inch Archie

Beautiful work
by asgilbert
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Classical Guitar Tuners Creaking and Binding Up
Replies: 13
Views: 1736

Re: Classical Guitar Tuners Creaking and Binding Up

A wise old builder told me to drill 10.5mm. It allows for dimensional variations when drilling and any swelling that occurs. Drilled my first Classical with the 10.3 supplied by Stewmac and the it had some binding in the hole that I had to emery out. Drilled the second with 10.5 and ouala, no bindin...
by asgilbert
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 15" archtop
Replies: 10
Views: 840

Re: 15" archtop

asgilbert = Andrew Gilbert from Perth
by asgilbert
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 15" archtop
Replies: 10
Views: 840

Re: 15" archtop

Wow Wayne, looks and sounds great. :cl
by asgilbert
Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Jigs & Fixtures
Topic: Slow speed grinder
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Re: Slow speed grinder

Truly a time saving machine to have. Alas mine sits on the bottom shelf because my work space in the garage is not large enough to mount it and keep it available all the time.
by asgilbert
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Performax 16/32 Replacement Conveyor
Replies: 14
Views: 7153

Re: Performax 16/32 Replacement Conveyor

Thanks Tony,
Do you have a contact for these guys in WA?
by asgilbert
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: french polishing courses/tutorials?
Replies: 7
Views: 1167

Re: french polishing courses/tutorials?

Hi Simon, Pablo Requena has a YouTube series here is the link to the first of the series, I found it very helpful on about the 3rd run through!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf4z14Vjkxk&t=287s Also Richard Howell has a shorter version that has been great to watch. I find these things a bit like m...
by asgilbert
Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A Blackwood tenor ukulele
Replies: 6
Views: 780

Re: A Blackwood tenor ukulele

Hey Frank, You lost me at re-entrant :lol: Just got a beautiful Tenor out of my mate in Albany, hence the interest in the sound.
Love this forum... learn so much from the participants.

Andrew
by asgilbert
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 13 frets Prima-R in Padauk/Bearclaw Sitka
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: 13 frets Prima-R in Padauk/Bearclaw Sitka

WOW!! Great looking guitar
by asgilbert
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A Blackwood tenor ukulele
Replies: 6
Views: 780

Re: A Blackwood tenor ukulele

Beautifully made Frank :cl
Anything on how it sounds?
by asgilbert
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: Nut compensation
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Re: Nut compensation

Good question Eric, All I do is use the Stewmac calculated intonation at the saddle end and then file the saddle to fine tune if needed. I can see you go to a much higher level than I do... so i will be interested the response from some gurus!!
by asgilbert
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: BRW selmer
Replies: 8
Views: 4115

Re: BRW selmer

Hey well done Wayne, great guitar. Would love to get one some day.
by asgilbert
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: D hole selmer
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: D hole selmer

Wow Wayne, That looks so good. When I grow up i want to make one of these!!
by asgilbert
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Black Heart Sassafras and Spruce Classical
Replies: 8
Views: 1536

Re: Black Heart Sassafras and Spruce Classical

Wow what great guitars. Well done
by asgilbert
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Archtop and matched amp
Replies: 8
Views: 1747

Re: Archtop and matched amp

That looks great Rod. Well done. AT's always look so impressive and a hill too far for my ability. :cl
by asgilbert
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: First attempt at video editing
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Re: First attempt at video editing

Amazing Trent, Great guitar, played beautifully and quality of video and sound is great... just like a bought one!! :cl
by asgilbert
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Another hollow electric
Replies: 11
Views: 2568

Re: Another hollow electric

That is a beautiful guitar. you can be very proud with the outcome :cl
by asgilbert
Fri May 15, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Flame Maple & Red Spruce Jumbo
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

Re: Flame Maple & Red Spruce Jumbo

Hi Trent,

What a great guitar. Looks and sounds amazing. Well done