Inlay artists

Inlay artists

Postby gr8fl4295 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:00 am

Can we start a list of artists that can craft beautiful inlays?
Any suggestions who can do a Tiger plate?

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Re: Inlay artists

Postby vwjodyme » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:15 am

sharkinlay.com

he is a member here
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby Rusty the Scoob » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:58 am

vwjodyme wrote:sharkinlay.com

he is a member here


Seconded. He did this for me, including the Gibson logo:

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Re: Inlay artists

Postby keirweir » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:26 am

Shark Inlay did a real nice Bolt inlawy for my guitar as well.

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Re: Inlay artists

Postby Dwarf Rat » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:25 pm

Jimmi Wingert, luthier Kathy Wingert's daughter.
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby jkstraw » Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:16 pm

I would highly recommend Larry Robinson - he has literally written to book on inlay. Martin & Co. asked him do the inlay for their 750k and 1 millionth guitars! Pretty amazing stuff.

I felt the price was more than fair as well. More info: http://robinsoninlays.com/

Here are the two cover plate he did for me, and a few other shots of the work he did on my project (sorry getting quota error trying to upload - here are links):

http://terrapin.mycloudnas.com/tiger1.jpg
http://terrapin.mycloudnas.com/jester.jpg
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http://terrapin.mycloudnas.com/headstock.jpg
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby Jon S. » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:08 am

I would not hesitate to use Cliff at Shark Inlay for any job. For my own J-caster, however, Craig Lavin did the headstock and Ron Thorn the Tiger plate.

http://www.handcraftinlay.com/

http://www.thornguitars.com/

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Re: Inlay artists

Postby jkstraw » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:34 am

Jon S. wrote:I would not hesitate to use Cliff at Shark Inlay for any job. For my own J-caster, however, Craig Lavin did the headstock and Ron Thorn the Tiger plate.


Great looking axe man! That headstock inlay blows me away - looks awesome!
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby Dwarf Rat » Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:10 pm

http://jimmiwingertinlay.com/galleria/index.html

Craig Lavin did some outstanding work for Luthier John Kinnaird for an OM.

http://www.kinnairdguitars.com/Gallery- ... in33c.html
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby softmachine72 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:47 am

I think I do a pretty good job at Scarlet Fire Guitars.
http://s1027.photobucket.com/albums/y337/softmachine72/
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby strumminsix » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:22 pm

I had a simple inlay done by Shark and I'm quite happy with the results!
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby lightningbolt » Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:50 pm

Phil Gawenda of Phiga built this for me and did this great skull and roses inlay.


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Re: Inlay artists

Postby thetumblerspdx » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:43 pm

Anyone ever try inlay stickers? Not to discount real inlays like Sharks as I would love to have that done, but as a cheaper and more DIY option I was looking at inlay stickers.

Looking at these there are a few nice options like the wolf etc.

http://www.inlaysticker.com/

Have no clue how cheesy this would look.

Cheers!

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Re: Inlay artists

Postby TI4-1009 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:27 pm

thetumblerspdx wrote:Anyone ever try inlay stickers? Not to discount real inlays like Sharks as I would love to have that done, but as a cheaper and more DIY option I was looking at inlay stickers.

Looking at these there are a few nice options like the wolf etc.

http://www.inlaysticker.com/

Have no clue how cheesy this would look.

Cheers!

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ya just gotta poke around....

http://www.rukind.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=426&t=9351&hilit=stickers
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Re: Inlay artists

Postby thetumblerspdx » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:27 pm

Oh whoops! Thanks man.
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