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Guitar Build – Done!

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

Finally done after a few months of work. There were ¬†some setbacks along the way but overall it wasn't a difficult project. I think it turned out well and it sounds great.   [simage=366,320,n,center,]   [simage=367,320,n,center,]   [simage=372,320,n,center,]   Looking back on it, for a first build I ...

Guitar Build – Clear Coat, Assembly, Wiring

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

We finally had a stretch of nice weather so I managed to get some clear coats on the body. I wasn't sure how long the weather would last so I hit it with as many coats as I could manage ...

Guitar Build – More Neck Finishing and Tuner Install

Monday, May 16th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

The neck has been sitting for a while, so it was time to do some finish sanding, treat the fingerboard and install the tuners. The face and back of the headstock were wet sanded starting with 600 then followed by 1000, ...

Guitar Build – Disaster Recovery

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

I had some serious blushing issues with the paint on the back and sides of the guitar. I sprayed paint when it was raining out and it was way too humid to be doing so. What happened is that moisture ...

Guitar Build – Body Prep and Paint

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

The body is a nice piece of  swamp ash from Rutters Guitars. My plan all along was an opaque colour, but when the body arrived I started second guessing that plan, as I think the grain looks awesome one it. ...