Imbuya Neck Bound & Fretted

Got some great advice from Aaron Brown over at Blackwater Guitars. He said to radius before I bind. Now looking at it, it seems simple but had I not followed this advice I would have been pulling my hair out trying to find a way to deepen the slots after radiusing to 16in. Thanks Aaron….

Imbuya’s Headstock (Nearly) Complete

This imbuya build is mainly a testing ground for a lot of the things I’ve never tried before that I’d like to incorporate into Roger’s build –without using his build to be my guinea pig. Binding the headstock was a lot harder than I’d expected based on how smoothly the body binding went. Took damn…

Back to the Grind

Alright, medical residency applications (pray for me) are in and now I’m doing seven different things at once. I want to finish these builds so they can go to their owners since they’ve been patiently waiting. The imbuya build is still up for sale. Anyways here’s some pictures. The imbuya and maple builds need profiling…

Reta’s Cabinets to the Rescue

My commissions have been put on hold until now. Everywhere I looked, no one wanted to help me get these Fingerboards to size, even if they had old sanding belts. Finally I’ve thicknesses them down to their ideal size. These are just the right thickness to make a very slim profiles neck. Rudy, owner of…