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Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by 2blue2, Mar 26, 2018.
Looking great! I love the wide binding on the neck and headstock.
I really dig this man. Great job. Looking forward to seeing it together.
I'm putting the switch on the pick guard like the '63
Right on!, Thank You.
Tele headstock binding is PITA to do.
Think I ought to weight a whole month before buffing?
I really want to put it together.
It’s been 19 days of watching it dry and i can’t stand it so I started blocking out her clear.
All I could find was 1200 and 1500 and that will work.
Sanding in the sink
Buffed it up
Doing it on the floor so automotive buffer doesn’t throw her on the floor
And holding with my feet
This is called the I Wish I Had Pedistool buffer technique
Starting to get shiney, another round of spot sanding and buffing are in order. That’s a rag trying to keep compound out of the f hole.
Compound in the F hole
Looking great man. Waiting is definitely the hardest part. Tom Petty knew what he was talking about. Out of curiosity what did you use to grain fill the mahogany? I'm thinking the pores are similar to limba and I'm trying to come up with a game plan for it.
Wood wise ~ mahogany flavor.
When I wiped the purple off I had to fill it a couple of more time times.
It’s a busy holiday weekend and not much time to play with guitars.
That being said I did get some reasonabile shielding on her.
My first time for the Stu Mac stuff.
Cavities and covers.
Looking good man.
Love it. The flame in the neck is gorgeous. Will make a great guitar.
Thanks Andre, I hope you get your CNC all sorted again.
How have i missed the updates on this?
That looks great. I love the burst. Great job!!
After much grey stuff in my head,
I decided to make a truss rod cover.
I want to help disguise the telly headstock shape. It’s a heel adjusted so the stupidity is already showing.
The cause of this is how much the second logo attemp wrinkled and melted so I wiped it off
Blue tape covered by black sharpie mock-up
Made forked jig to help support router. Love this 15degree bit.
Cut it out
Then with putty knife, red piece steel, and a socket I broke out the wives hairdryer and thermal formed to the neck