I'm about ready to call the illudium Q36 Headstock Angulator done! Here's a pic of the old and the new-and-improved. Builders: what jigs/fixtures do you need for your shop?
It's been a while... #foreshadowing
I made up a fresh batch of DIY star knobs for the redesign of my headstock angle / scarf jig. I make a bunch up at a time because they're super useful in jigs & fixtures.
If you've followed me for any length of time, you know my brain devotes a lot of CPU time to dreaming up vintage American muscle car inspired guitar designs. Occasionally some Euro-car mojo sneaks in, like this Ferrari Rosso Bordeaux beauty that came out of the Potvin Skunkworks. #howmikesbrainworks ... See more
This is my headstock angle / scarf jig circa 2007-ish. It worked well enough that I never got around to making the improved version. It's time to take it up a notch.
Another day in the deep freeze. Treat yourself to a Potvin Guitars Hoodie and stay warm! #treatyoself #gohomewinteryouredrunk
The Ongoing Adventures of LUTHIER GUY!: In today's episode, Luthier Guy determines the reason his shop machines have been out of square for 2 days is that it's so freakin cold, the shop floor heaved ever so slightly! #BetTheyDidntTeachYouTHATinLuthierSchool ... See more
El Camino '58 (from L to R) Vintage cherry, TV Yellow, Korina (natural, vintage amber available) and Gold. Aged versions available. http://potvinguitars.com/el-camino-58/
Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaaa! Happy Festivus! Whatever your jam is, have a good one 🙂
Prototyping some vintage-style minutia. #details