Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by TheEvan » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:15 am

Eye-popping!

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by pablus » Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:29 pm

Stunning. I hope it will sound as good as it looks.

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by doug » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:40 pm

Well, I bought Jason's last build.....Luz Blanca....., and I can assure you that she sounds as good as she looks!!! I'm sure this one will too!!!
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by tkoehler1 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:03 pm

Looks incredible can't wait to hear it!

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Jason Wolverton » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:38 am

75% done with the FP.

Pictures are with and without the armrest. I suppose it does upset the symmetry, but it keeps the forearm off the top leaving the French polished area nice that might be otherwise marred by heat and sweat. Feels nice too.
What do you think?
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by CT20 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:11 pm

The armrest is so well done that it's inclusion adds another appealing element to the appearance. Plus, it serves a purpose.
Everything beautifully executed!

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Grooveman JS » Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:58 am

Jason Wolverton wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:46 pm
This is perhaps the most intensely figured set of Birdseye maple I've come across. I can't stop staring at it... :shock:
I'm doing some Arts and Crafts inspired motifs and focusing on ebony to go with the all black Gilbert tuning machines. Another fun project!
Intense Birdseye...it really is! lots of eyes as a matter of fact.....too spotty for my liking but judging by the compliments of the looks of the back & sides, I'm sure it has no lack of fans....the spruce top however is very very nice with all that silk running all around & through it....i love the rosette good luck with the build :bravo:
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Jason Wolverton » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:43 pm

The completed guitar.
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by doug » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:53 pm

She's absolutely gorgeous!
2017 Jason Wolverton spruce/maple, 640, "Luz Blanca"
2016 Kenny Hill New World Estudio 640, cedar
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Jason Wolverton » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:05 pm

Thanks, Doug!
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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Jason Wolverton » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:06 pm

A recording...


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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Richard Newman » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:02 pm

Jason, great work! In all aspects. You should be very proud.
Best, Richard.

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by Phuong Hong » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:17 pm

A beautiful piece of art accompanied by the most wonderful of trebles! The saturation of birdseyes made the back and sides into a cinemagraph where golden water droplets fall upon a maple sea. All in all, incredible work!

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by tkoehler1 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:23 am

What a gorgeous looking and sounding guitar!

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Re: Intense Birdseye and Spruce Build Thread

Post by cefyn » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:43 am

Absolutely stunning looking guitar - sounds delicious, too

Thanks for posting.

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