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  1. eallen liked Itchyfeet1000's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    I've been galavanting around Italy for a few days but now back in the UK and I've pretty much completed the body of my charity Thinline...

    IMG_20181213_000831_882.jpg Dec 12, 2018 at 11:06 PM
  2. eallen liked DrASATele's post in the thread Finishing off a pinecaster.

    I'd use amber shellac after sanding to 220. The canned stuff with a brush is o.k. Better quality if you can spray it. I like to use a...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 11:01 PM
  3. eallen liked TRexF16's post in the thread My first build / potential disaster.

    Here's a tip. If you are going to use a roundover router bit with a bearing to do the roundover where the edges of your top are...

    Dec 11, 2018 at 10:22 PM
  4. eallen replied to the thread Bridge alignment question - kotzen tele.

    No matter what the issue is Vintage Fan the right & easiest solution, or leave it. There is so much tolerance in a build from varying...

    Dec 11, 2018 at 6:16 PM
  5. eallen liked Piotr's post in the thread Do wider/bigger frets mess with intonation?.

    I believe this could happen. Still, I love taller frets (not too wide), because it allows me to play with less left hand pressure.

    Dec 11, 2018 at 10:32 AM
  6. eallen liked Ronkirn's post in the thread Do wider/bigger frets mess with intonation?.

    Intonation is an imperfect art... it is impossible to get a guitar intoned so that every note is dead on perfect.... Further...

    Dec 11, 2018 at 10:31 AM
  7. eallen liked unixfish's post in the thread Rant: Please Recycle.

    I went out and got the mail this afternoon, as is my job once the temperature drops. A few cards, circulars, an Amazon order. There is...

    Dec 11, 2018 at 7:10 AM
  8. eallen liked Silverface's post in the thread TruOil to seal a new decal on top of factory NITRO headstock.

    I'll back up what @eallen said - it CAN be done, but make a ton of practice runs on scrap wood first. However - with commercial decals...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 8:43 PM
  9. eallen replied to the thread TruOil to seal a new decal on top of factory NITRO headstock.

    As already said, coat with nitro. You can mist with a rattle can with the right technique. Tape everything off as needed. Hold the...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 8:10 PM
  10. eallen liked RodeoTex's post in the thread TruOil to seal a new decal on top of factory NITRO headstock.

    I don't think that would be a very good application. I think I'd just put on the new decal then dust it with several coats of lacquer...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 7:55 PM
  11. eallen liked guitarbuilder's post in the thread Do wider/bigger frets mess with intonation?.

    The string action over the frets would cause the strings to stretch impacting intonation. Assuming that the frets are crowned properly...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 4:59 PM
  12. eallen liked guitarbuilder's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Thanks. He selected the body style. It is/was supposed to have a Captain America vibe. I was going to engrave a shield in the PG...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 4:58 PM
  13. eallen replied to the thread Do wider/bigger frets mess with intonation?.

    They shouldn't be if they are crowned correctly. The centerline is still in the same spot regardless of size. If the crown is flat...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 3:28 PM
  14. eallen replied to the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Very nice! I'm not usually a fan of more esoteric shapes but I like the nice simple color and components on the contrasting busy shape....

    Dec 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  15. eallen liked guitarbuilder's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Light at the end of the tunnel for this guitar requested by my Son in Law. I just need to find the pickguard I made a year ago, make a...

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