While waiting for the neck pocket glue to set, I decided to re-shape the floating bridge. Sticky sandpaper speeds up the process and guarantees the proper shape. . #3M #Sandpaper #VingtageGuitar #Luthier #Kay #BridgeShaping #Rosewood #ArchtopGuitar
by xrays 5 months ago | via Instagram

Just trying out different ring cores to see how I like them. The left one is a Rosewood variant, whereas the right one is flame Maple dyed orange. They are both inset into a two-piece stainless steel core. Initially I wasn't expecting to like these, but they have character! ....
by xrays 3 weeks ago | via Instagram

Spent some time today cutting down run-offs from old projects into blanks that can be used for more wooden rings. Various thicknesses, multiple species, mucho fun. . @tam_and_treena want some? . #Woodworking #Lathe #Rings #Maple #Padauk #PurpleHeart #Cocobolo #Mahogany #Ebony
by xrays 1 month ago | via Instagram

Today I made two rings to test out my new lathe - and my new skills. On the left is solid Cherry, on the right is Padauk and plywood - both sport a stainless steel core. I have so many varieties of wood in my shop, gonna try them all....
by xrays 2 months ago | via Instagram