Guitar Build Progress Report #3: Updates for 8/18/10

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Blog entry by knotscott posted 08-19-2010 03:42 AM 7982 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Updates for 8/17/10 Part 3 of Guitar Build Progress Report series Part 4: August 20th Update »

Some cosmetic changes took place last night…the two-toned back revealing the natural ash is out, and the back is black again, as planned. It was just too sloppy and detracted.

Here’s the painted back, and the top with a couple of clear coats sitting on the back:

Today I added a curly maple veneer to the front side of the neck headstock to match the front of the guitar.

Here’s the neck with the veneer in place:

After receiving black dye:

After sanding the black away, the green dye goes on:

Back to work tomorrow to find out if I’m still employed…

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#1 posted 08-19-2010 03:43 AM

Looks good.

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John Steffen

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#2 posted 08-19-2010 03:11 PM

Conjures up thoughts of dragons. This thing looks awesome!

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#3 posted 08-19-2010 05:57 PM

You do realise you’re going to have to upload a sound file when it’s all done now you’ve got us all drooling. You’re definitely gonna need an amp that goes up to 11 to go along with that.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#4 posted 08-19-2010 06:09 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone.

Brit…This kid will have no problem finding “11” on the volume knob! Getting him to play something worthy of a sound clip might be harder!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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