Honey Tea & Maplewood

Guitar builds, restorations and repairs by Stephen Burnett
Flame maple binding done… #luthier #bloodwood #flamemaple #honeytea #gretsch #jet

Flame maple binding done… #luthier #bloodwood #flamemaple #honeytea #gretsch #jet

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Working on the neck today, hand cut and shaped…

Working on the neck today, hand cut and shaped…

I wasn’t happy with the weight, bloodwood is a damn heavy timber so carve me a little wood carvey thingy and make with the wood shavings… I haven’t been to bed yet. Shut up.

I wasn’t happy with the weight, bloodwood is a damn heavy timber so carve me a little wood carvey thingy and make with the wood shavings… I haven’t been to bed yet. Shut up.

Chambers done for the Honeytea/Gretsch Jet

Chambers done for the Honeytea/Gretsch Jet

Flame maple binding and red stain.

Flame maple binding and red stain.

Ebony fretboard cut, radius shapes and fret slots done.

Mother of pearl neo-classical thumbnail inlay.

Hand carved curves, finished with thumb plane, scrapers, 220/600/1200 grit sandpaper… Honey Tea/Gretsch Jet in bloodwood.

Hand carved curves, finished with thumb plane, scrapers, 220/600/1200 grit sandpaper… Honey Tea/Gretsch Jet in bloodwood.