Posts made in February, 2008

Knurling

Posted by on Feb 29, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

What’s the verb for making knurled knobs? I finally managed to borrow the tool needed from an old friend and colleague and got some work done on the knobs today. During the week, I have also completed...

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The Real Thing

Posted by on Feb 23, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

It’s slowly getting there. I have a lot of finishing to do, and I still don’t have the knurled knobs, but today I completed the first tuner with the correct threads and it is looking good. If you...

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Carbon Dating

Posted by on Feb 17, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

I just found the coolest clip on YouTube that illustrates exactly what I’m after with carbon fibre. I’ll have to stop myself from building this too, or it will be a long time before I have...

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Tuner Progress

Posted by on Feb 14, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

I have made some progress on the tuners and bridge. In the image below, the pieces for the base plate of the bridge can be seen. Tomorrow, I should receive the thread cutting tools I have ordered so that I...

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Plastic Fantastic

Posted by on Feb 11, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

I wanted to a) see if I could create a mould for the carbon fiber idea and b) see how things would turn out, so I set out to create a simple mockup without a bandsaw. I had a spare can of spray insulation, so...

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