Well the polishing went pretty quick although I did burn through the finish a little on the back but I’ve chosen to ignore it. I’ve also discovered that the wipe on poly isn’t very hard and seems to dent/scratch pretty easily so...
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Amateur woodworker with a focus on turning, Like to use salvaged wood wherever possible.
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Well, the finishing didn’t go so well. Did the BLO step and I liked the way it looked. Let it sit for about 10 days and then did my first clear coat try. Most instrument guys like Nitro-laquer but I have a tiny shop, no spray equipment ...
After sanding for about a week straight I was ready to fill the grain and oil it. I’m a big fan of straight up BLO to enhance grain and color so I used some sawdust I collected from sanding, mixed it with the BLO and rubbed that into the po...
Got down to carving the body and it went much faster and easier than I expected. Used a grease pencil for the carving lines because you can’t see pencil on this wood. Borrowed a spokeshave from my dad that hadn’t been used ...
Had a couple of not very busy days so got to serious work. The testing phase was very helpful and I discovered a few pitfalls that I hadn’t anticipated so that work all paid off. First step was to rout out the neck pocket which is the pr...