Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

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Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Jason Wolverton » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:16 pm

I'm thinking in a mirror for this one. Keeping me on my toes.
This is a left handed guitar with my larger plantilla with an elevated fingerboard, a moon spruce top, and quilted maple back and sides. The back is arched/braceless with a carbon fiber core. The head features a recessed panel with thuya burl accents.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Jason Wolverton » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:18 pm

More photos.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Pat Dodson » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:31 pm

Perty!!

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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by bear » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:42 pm

So, this is like finding out where babies come from? You take this and this and put them together and get .....what? Not possible.
It looks like magic to me.
Amazing, and it's no where near complete.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Contreras » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:46 pm

All beautiful! Kudos
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by mqbernardo » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:06 pm

nice rosette! how did you inlay the black dots in the thuya burl, if i may ask?

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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:57 pm

Such artistry...

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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by edcat7 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:08 am

I think this may well be Jason's most beautiful guitar yet. All of them are beautiful, mine is La Chanterelle.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Jason Wolverton » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:01 pm

Thanks, all! Another fun project.

Glad you're enjoying Chanterelle, Edcat7!
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by doug » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:16 pm

I'm sure the fortunate owner of this one is excitedly watching each step and waiting for the big day! I was, as Luz Blanca was being built. :D
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by mlau » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:28 am

Wow!

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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Jason Wolverton » Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:49 am

Just for kicks. It's fun to do this.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Marco32 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:56 pm

Beautiful. Is this commissioned?

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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Jason Wolverton » Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:44 pm

Marco32 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:56 pm
Beautiful. Is this commissioned?
Thanks, Marco. Yes, it's a special order for a left handed player. I'd be happy to build you something similar.
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Re: Left Handed Spruce/Maple Build thread.

Post by Marco32 » Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:50 pm

Hmm.. it’s going to be probably an expensive purchase.. not because of the price tag, but due to the inevitable consequent divorce... :-D
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Marco32 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:56 pm
Beautiful. Is this commissioned?
Thanks, Marco. Yes, it's a special order for a left handed player. I'd be happy to build you something similar.

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