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Archive for April, 2011

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. ...

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 ...