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If they have prices for 3 piece bodies as well, I would probably ask for a discount. Otherwise simply keep it if I liked the grain and weight.
It's roasted through and through
monkey pod seems to take stain just as well as swamp ash. This is highly dilluted amber stain.
Especially for apartment dwellers
Practice on scrap they say.
Grain filling open pored wood with pure shellac is quite rewarding (to the left is a body blank off-cut...
I am probably moving a bit too slow.
Rough cut body.
Rough cut body and body outline template.
Regarding history of strings, I would be out of my depth. The best I could offer would be a theory.
Based on a thread here I applied a diluted amber stain, sanded the stain back so that only the figuring had any stain left and then applied an oil...
Thank you Dave.
My granddads were carpenters, I believe that my mishaps have some entertainment value on the other side.
First off, thank you Dave very much for organising this event!
So, I guess I have begun.
I have been hoarding a bit of domestic wood lately,...
Used squier affinity and a pro setup / fret job.
thank you for organising this Dave
Dave, Im in
Thanks! Never seen this done this way before.
Can you perhaps post additional pictures of how you joint with the router planer?
Do you clamp the pieces between the guiderails with the joint...
Arent vintage correct parts manufacturees often priding themselves of using softer steels for saddles etc for that true vintage tone??
Here is how I did one
And I thought this whole americans wearing shoes indoor thing was a movie / tv thing
Arent the Luban planes supposed to be decent?
(was thinking about getting a no 4)
If its not worth doing twice its not worth doing at all
You can think of 50s wiring as connecting the tone pot to the output of the volume pot (eg same lug as the wire to the jack)
The Harley Benton basses are excellent for the money. Ive got a JB75 and it is pretty much perfect after a pro setup.
Perhaps youll even end up liking the neck!
Sketch the nut and frets up, print in 1:1, place on fretboard and scribe each slot through with an exacto knife.