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Allan Revich


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Victoria, Canada
Post  Posted 20 Jun 2021 1:44 pm    
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Looking really nice Xavier! I’m following closely. Very Happy
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 23 Jun 2021 9:27 am    
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Got the pickups!
Nice job from Pete Biltoft!



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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 1 Jul 2021 3:39 pm    
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Got 2 nice quilted maple tops today!!!




The last one will be on the lap steel
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Glenn Wilde

 

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California, USA
Post  Posted 2 Jul 2021 6:02 pm    
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Beautiful.
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Tyler George


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Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Post  Posted 5 Jul 2021 4:30 am    
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This makes me want to build a steel of my own when I get the chance.
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 6 Jul 2021 11:41 am    
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Binding job done:









The 2 mm binding is really stiff.. can't use a slow setting glue.
Soaked some shellac in che channel and used superglue...

Now let's scrap and sand...
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 8 Jul 2021 9:36 am    
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First application of dyes to pop out the figure:




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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 9 Jul 2021 9:16 am    
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Jon Light wrote:
Cool!
Note: this very resonant guitar is very susceptible to sympathetically vibrating strings. It does not have a neck selector switch or a mute. Playing without a towel-damper on an unplayed neck is problematic. I strongly advise inclusion of a switch (which does appear to be installed between the necks in your picture -- something I don't believe I've seen on an EH -150 DN. If non-original, I strongly approve!)
I, too, look forward to watching this project develop.




John, the burst is a 2-or 3 coulours burst?
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 12 Jul 2021 9:30 am    
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PU cavities routed:


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Joe Cook


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Whidbey Island Washington, USA
Post  Posted 12 Jul 2021 3:25 pm    
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Wow, that is going to be gorgeous, Xavier!
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 21 Jul 2021 5:23 pm    
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Today was my burst day Very Happy

3 tone burst, I like it!

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Chuck Wilson


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Colorado, USA
Post  Posted 21 Jul 2021 7:29 pm    
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Fantastic Job, Xavier!!
The burst is wonderful and the quilted maple looks even more exotic.
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 21 Jul 2021 8:03 pm    
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Thanks Chuck!

It looks even better after the bindings are scraped (it was hot between the necks...)

It really begins to look like a Gibson EH 150 DN Smile


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Allan Revich


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Victoria, Canada
Post  Posted 21 Jul 2021 9:05 pm    
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It is already looking fabulous!
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Current Tunings:
G: G B D G B D (6 string)
G6: e G B D G B D (7 string)
https://papadafoe.com/lap-steel-tuning-database
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Xavier Baron

 

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Tahiti
Post  Posted 25 Jul 2021 9:34 am    
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French polish on back and sides come along nicely and slowly.



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