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mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 4925
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 5:55 pm:   Edit Post

I meant to start your thread ages ago.

assembly

assembly

These neck pictures were from June, just before my doctor put me on bedrest for the remainder of my pregnancy. Sorry I forget to get this going sooner.

This is a little like a timewarp, because here's your guitar today:
finish

finish

After the inlay, the amber tint you added will go on in spray. Hope you like how it's shaping up.
5stringho
Intermediate Member
Username: 5stringho

Post Number: 154
Registered: 11-2006
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 6:02 pm:   Edit Post

WOW! Lookin' SCHWEEEEET! The different flames and quilts really look good. She should sound BRIGHT, Too!!

Enjoy ! Mike (the 'Ho)
catfish_john
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Username: catfish_john

Post Number: 6
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 8:30 pm:   Edit Post

thanks mica..looks great..psyched to see the inlay, bevel, tint and medalion when we get there
artswork99
Advanced Member
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 213
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 9:44 pm:   Edit Post

Incredible top and back Tom. That's going to be a great looking guitar!
Play it healthy!
Art
catfish_john
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Username: catfish_john

Post Number: 7
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 8:39 am:   Edit Post

thanks Art...can't wait to get my mitts on it
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 2708
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 8:41 am:   Edit Post

Tom:

Further with amber tint and bevel. Obviously a man of impeccable taste. You've got a real beauty shaping up here. Looking forward to seeing what you have in store for the inlay and medalion. Enjoy the ride.

Bill, tgo
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 5659
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 3:10 pm:   Edit Post

That's a really nice quilt!
catfish_john
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Username: catfish_john

Post Number: 8
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 4:41 am:   Edit Post

Mica...does your mom have a sketch of the first fret inlay?...I know that she is working on the medalion as we speak

Tom
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 5222
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Friday, March 28, 2008 - 9:52 am:   Edit Post

Here's the fretboard inlays in place:
inlays

A couple up close:
inlays

inlays
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 6397
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 7:21 pm:   Edit Post

Beautiful inlays!!!
keurosix
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Username: keurosix

Post Number: 277
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 7:51 pm:   Edit Post

What a stunning guitar!
catfish_john
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Username: catfish_john

Post Number: 14
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Monday, April 07, 2008 - 7:24 am:   Edit Post

thanks for the posting Mica...the inlays look terrific!
bassman10096
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Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 1108
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Monday, April 07, 2008 - 8:16 am:   Edit Post

Wow. The inlays give it a very elegant look. Nice!
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 6041
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 7:23 pm:   Edit Post

A medallion inlay later:
coyote

and a finishing paw print on the first fret:
paw

And this "puppy" is back in spray. Just needs about 3-4 more coats of finish, final cure, rubout then setup.
tbrannon
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Username: tbrannon

Post Number: 1023
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 7:39 pm:   Edit Post

Holy smokes. I know it's been a L-O-N-G build process, but that is an absolutely stunning guitar and the inlays are incredible
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 7922
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, April 19, 2009 - 1:23 pm:   Edit Post

That medallion is just too cool !!
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 6140
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2009 - 7:21 pm:   Edit Post

And now with amber tint:
spray
I took this with a flash, so there's a bit of blowout in the color - in person the tint is one even shade all across, really beautiful!

Just hanging out now in final cure.
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 84
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2009 - 7:26 pm:   Edit Post

Really beautiful !
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 6238
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2009 - 8:44 pm:   Edit Post

Here it is done:
done!
Fresh batch of cases is here, and your guitar will arrive at the shop next week. Looks and plays fantastic!
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 3990
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009 - 1:03 am:   Edit Post

Tom:

WOW!!!!!! HOLY MOTHER OF PEARL!!!!!! A REAL BEAUTY!!!!

I'll bet you are salivating to get your hands on it. I suspect when you do, you won't be letting go for a bit! Enjoy. We'll have to get a Further gathering together some day.

Bill, tgo
artswork99
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Username: artswork99

Post Number: 737
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009 - 7:23 am:   Edit Post

That is absolutely beautiful!
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 8356
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009 - 7:44 pm:   Edit Post

I agree; wow!
jalevinemd
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Username: jalevinemd

Post Number: 801
Registered: 12-2003
Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009 - 9:33 pm:   Edit Post

I guess it's all right...if you're into that sort of thing. You know, exquisite tops, amazing inlays, etc, etc...

WOW!!!!!
georgie_boy
Senior Member
Username: georgie_boy

Post Number: 876
Registered: 8-2005
Posted on Saturday, July 11, 2009 - 8:25 am:   Edit Post

Those inlays are just the bizz!
Where did the idea come from??

G

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