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  1. RogerC liked whodatpat's post in the thread Custom Guitar Case Build.

    While the lacquer cures on my current guitar build, I have some time to think about how to get it from point A to point B. It will not...

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  2. RogerC liked Jim_in_PA's post in the thread UnSpoiling the Spoilboard Afternoon.

    It was high time to "go nuclear" on my spoilboard as it was down to about a quarter inch and there have been some Z-height anomalies...

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  3. RogerC liked nickhofen's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Burst the Lesslie. [ATTACH]

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  4. RogerC liked old wrench's post in the thread Tips for cleaner sides?.

    I'll go along with Marty on the sanding. It takes a very deft touch when using the long template bits, where you're making a full...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 2:15 PM
  5. RogerC liked guitarbuilder's post in the thread Tips for cleaner sides?.

    Get a Ridgid Oscillating spindle sander aka ROSS, or an edge sander and use the cut/ sand method on your bodies instead of routing the...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 2:13 PM
  6. RogerC liked old wrench's post in the thread The Spirit of Brotherhood: A Build From Another Brother.

    Thank you Roger :). The fret markers are the fancy "tortoloid" (or something like that) from StewMac. They have a gold foil backing...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 7:32 PM
  7. RogerC replied to the thread Clay dots.

    Yep. Same here. I've been doing these for a few years now. I'll sometimes cut small sections of 1/4" OD aluminum tube and fill them...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 3:01 PM
  8. RogerC liked whodatpat's post in the thread Clay dots.

    I made some "clay" dots out of Sculpey polymer clay. My daughter had some for art projects and I wanted "clay" dots. I drilled holed...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 2:59 PM
  9. RogerC liked nickhofen's post in the thread My '59 Les Paul Build..

    I flat sand the ugly nitro spots and it seems that I am going to leave the body as is...at least for the moment.:D [ATTACH]

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  10. RogerC liked nickhofen's post in the thread My '59 Les Paul Build..

    The procedure that I follow for painting: Aged nitro sealer that I leave in glass jars to direct sunlight for a whole summer so it gets...

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  11. RogerC replied to the thread The Spirit of Brotherhood: A Build From Another Brother.

    Such a great looking build, George! That neck combined with those fret markers is pretty spectacular. Couldn't have said it any better...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 12:50 AM
  12. RogerC liked old wrench's post in the thread The Spirit of Brotherhood: A Build From Another Brother.

    Moving along . . .:) [ATTACH] I use a soldering gun to sink the string ferrules in. A little bit of heat melts the...

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  13. RogerC liked old wrench's post in the thread The Spirit of Brotherhood: A Build From Another Brother.

    Time to knock the dust off this build and get it wrapped up :). I had a little distraction that slowed progress, but ya gotta keep on...

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  14. RogerC liked nickhofen's post in the thread My '59 Les Paul Build..

    After tons of colour experiments, I came up with this,I believe it is more of a honey burst than a teaburst. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  15. RogerC replied to the thread Problem with Tone Pot.

    ^ This

    Sep 20, 2020 at 10:39 AM