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Project by Jason_31 posted 10-31-2012 03:25 AM 737 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a basswood guitar that i re-finished for a friend of mine. before i touched it, it had the original black paint and lacquer from the factory. i stripped it and used a dark walnut stain, topped it off with several coats of NC lacquer. wet sanding and polishing followed that.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-31-2012 03:57 AM

I always preferred my fender guitars over my gibsons. Looks like a nice job on the refinish.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jason_31

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#2 posted 10-31-2012 04:14 AM

someone who knows guitars! you may appreciate this then, my friend (bassplayer/singer in my band) asked me to do my best to replicate the elvis costello jazzmaster guitar. i like to think the finish and look is very close! thanks!

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carguy460

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#3 posted 10-31-2012 02:02 PM

Good work – the finish is pretty dang close to the costello! Is that a jaguar?

-- Jason K

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#4 posted 10-31-2012 06:24 PM

Yessir, dandy finish on that one! Nice job on the basswood.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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solardave

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#5 posted 11-01-2012 01:20 PM

That came out nice. She’s a beauty. And yes, you nailed the Elvis Costello vibe!

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