The Comprehensive PRS Inlay Guide

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  1. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Haven’t seen this one too often.

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  2. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    I like moons

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  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    You can thank Markie for the idea. He was the first one to use the West St Dragon on a PS.
     
  4. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    I'm kinda fond of these...

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  5. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    That's freaking awesome!
     
  6. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I know this is the “inlay” thread, but I’d love to see some more of that quilt.
     
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  7. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    I’d really love a less ornate version of the Rosewood Ltd. flowers. Kinda along the lines of those 70’s(?) Gibson Artisan LP’s with the banjo inlays.

    I think it’d be a nice change of pace, and if they were positioned in a “regular” inlay formation, still visually useful for knowing where you’re at on the fretboard.

    I wonder how much of a CNC upcharge it is to just “erase” stuff?
     
  8. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Free!
     
  9. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    As I recall it's little or no charge. I had the 20th anniversary pattern altered by having it begin on the 7th fret:

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  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Sure, and this photo of the top still shows some inlay so it isn’t even cheating.
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  11. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Thanks very much, you’ve put a big grin on my face.
     
  12. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    That's a dang gulf coast ocean water guitar there, babyyyyyyyyyy!
     
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  13. Elliot

    Elliot Gandalf the Vintage Yellow

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    I know PRS just did a few block inlays with birds cut out. As seen above.

    Instead of blocks, I was thinking of a MoP trapezoid with small (silver sky small) paua birds inlaid inside the trapezoids. Not sure PRS is ready for trapezoids but there’s not much harm in asking.
     
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  14. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    One of my all time favs! I’ve seen a lot of variation in Bahama Blue, but this is the standard by which all others are judged. :)
     
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  15. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Here we go - thought there had been something on inlay materials recently. I think its more a case of what hasn't been used.
     
  16. Shizzrock

    Shizzrock New Member

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    My contribution, custom 3rd fret "original J bird" paua center and sparkle paua outline

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  17. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Celtic knot fest and other Paul-centric stuff..
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  18. danktat

    danktat Award winning tattoo artist ... Amateur guitarist

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    Pink heart abalone birds and signature on a Brazilian rosewood board and headstock veneer. "Brazilian" in green ripple abalone. (2004 CU22 limited run Brazilian)

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  19. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Moons from a couple of guitars I've owned. The early moons were a mix of abalone and mother of pearl (I think the MOP is the pale crescent, the abalone the iridescent top).

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    1985 Guitar / pre-Standard

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  20. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    One of my all time favorites, the Experience 2013 PS Custom 22. Elegance personified.
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