CNC machine moving ahead

Yesterday I got a whole big bunch of extrusions to make a router table. (Actually I thought I was ordering a single extrusion, so this was a huge disappointment). Anyways I decided to make it work and epoxied them all together. Today I drilled, tapped, and assembled the finished table for the Y axis of…

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A slight detour (happens all the time)

For a couple of years I’ve been fooling around trying to get a CNC machine happening so I can ‘rough in’ necks. This has become more pressing now because I’ve had some ideas lately about how to make the necks more playable by accounting for how the shape of the closed hand changes as you…

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The top goes on.

I need more clamps. This is barely enough. It will do, but frankly I’d rather have clamping pressure along every single inch of the seam. If anybody wants to know what I want for Father’s Day, or any gifting opportunity for that matter, it’s this: more bar clamps.

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Various and sundry odds-n-ends

I caught up the maple-bodied boomer while waiting for the fingerboards… and today those came, so I am putting together a neck too. The last thing today is making up a rosette, based on a new pattern I have been working with… using a laser engraver. Once it’s engraved I’ll cut it out. This one…

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