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Guitar Build – Neck Finishing

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

As previously mentioned, I ordered the neck from Musikraft and the standard finish is a seal coat of shellac. The neck is maple, which is a bit pale for my liking so my plan is to finish it with a ...

Guitar Build – Parts, Parts and More Parts

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

I received a surprisingly small package full of a surprisingly large number of smaller packages. Which brings me to the parts for my telecaster. With the exception of the pickups and the pickguard, these were purchased through KokoTele Guitar Works, ...

Guitar Build – Body and Neck Choice

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 Posted in Guitar | No Comments »

Wow, long time no post here. I've been busy planning a guitar build. Obsessing over a guitar build may be closer to the truth actually. It seems that it has taken over from my cycling obsession for the time being! So, I'm ...

Cyclists or Guitarists – Who Are the Biggest Gear Junkies?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 Posted in Family, Guitar | No Comments »

I've recently picked up the guitar, learning to play along with Megan my eldest daughter and have noticed a few parallels with the cycling world. Both are very gear oriented hobbies/pastimes/pursuits. As such, upgrade-itis is bound to hit. I have found ...