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Sep 11, 2020 - 7:03:43 AM

Fathand

Canada

11662 posts since 2/7/2008

Does anyone have or know where I could find a pdf or other useable/printable file of the TB2 / Nick Lucas Inlay Pattern?

I have built one L-00 Gibson sized guitar and hope to build another similar to the Nick Lucas model.

Sep 11, 2020 - 7:18:56 AM
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Sep 11, 2020 - 7:29:31 AM

Fathand

Canada

11662 posts since 2/7/2008

quote:
Originally posted by SamCy

Try here. Scroll down to Nick Lucas. 

https://luthiersupply.com/Guitar-Fret-Inlays-Traditional.html


Thanks, I have seen that.  I am hoping for a more simple graphic that will easily print to correct size and can be glued to the pearl for cutting. 

If all else fails, I will reprint the photo until I can get a reasonably correct size.

Sep 11, 2020 - 8:02:46 AM

13355 posts since 10/30/2008

That inlay pattern was widely used on other Gibson instruments, so you might find usable images by searching on line for:

Gibson L7 guitar 1935 (I owned one of these)

Gibson F7 mandolin (Bill Monroe's first "F" shaped mandolin)

Certain years of Gibson's L4 guitar in the mid 30s

The Gibson Nick Lucas guitar of course

Sep 11, 2020 - 1:15:29 PM

beegee

USA

21902 posts since 7/6/2005

There is a line drawing on pintrest. Google gibson inlay patterns. I did not check any further than that.

Sep 11, 2020 - 6:39:50 PM

roydsjr

USA

679 posts since 5/17/2007

First Quality Music had a book of patterns and that one is in it. I have the pattern book which I use to cut inlays.

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