Ghetto Mitre Jiggery

So… How hard can it really be? And yes I used an iPhone protractor…don’t hate.

Lace Alumitone Deathbuckers

Looks like I have a pair of Lace Alumitone Deathbuckers for my future six string. Who knows when that’ll be. Also… I love this camera+ and snapseed combo.

Neck Scarf Piece

I’m gonna try to use as much wood from this blank as possible. So I drew out the neck scarf part along the straight grain and hopefully when I get some time I’ll jigsaw all this out. Man I wish I had a bandsaw.

Getting Artsy

So I recently got the new iPhone 4s and I must say its pretty sweet. Used to be an iPhone hater but this phone has everything I need now, including a kick ass camera and some interesting camera apps. So I had to take some overly artsy photos showing what this thing can do. So…

The Dreaded Scarf Joint

Now here’s the hard part; trying to figure out whether or not I want to use the over or under method of making the scarf joint. The biggest question is: which method will produce the strongest joint?


Didn’t have any tracing paper or carbon paper to work with so I improvised with some sticky label paper I’d bought years ago. Used that to transfer the approximate outline to the various tops to see which one I’d end up using. After cutting the fretboard shape out and wiping the surfaces with mineral spirits…