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Does it weigh a million pounds?
I don't do expert opinions... they're all just part of the deception machine. :lol:
that cabinet is crazy classy looking!
Here's my sapele tele:
Let me know how it goes once you've ruined your guitar :lol:.
Seriously though, I hope it works. That would be really cool.
If it were me...
This is standard for all pickups that don't have a plastic cover over the pole pieces.
I've heard that some people paint nail polish over the top...
Their american standard bridge is flat like the original... No ashtray
Brass is the traditional material for tele saddles.
Callaham's rep was built on fender style hardware. They started making bespoke tele and...
The saddles on the callaham bridges are brass and the plate is steel as far as I know.
Nice stuff, the price on em is a little silly, but they...
This might be a viable alternative that's a little cheaper:...
but to get the clear to stick you'll probably still want to scuff it a bit
that is a darn good idea
It's worth noting, a shop vac is not a suitable replacement for a dust collector.
Beating out the filter on my shop vac was by far one of my...
It looks like "tigerwood" to me
This is why I keep coming back to TDPRI.
I love that you're still at this project!
@jimilee has the golden touch :eek:
That's exactly what the reamer is for. You can pick one up cheap online.
I built it my first holiday season after I started my latest fancy job.
It's my green strat:
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big buffing wheel. tape off all the necks.
I'm not sure there is a "fast" solution. Like @Ronkirn said, all but the nicest guitars come with...
But, like people are saying, if you want long lasting vivid dyes then something like this is the best path:...
Lotsa people making walnut stain from real walnuts. That could be a fun...
Yeah, the scrapers were so close to ok that I should have just hit them with 320.
I was just excited since I was doing the plane. So, I grabbed...
It's interesting to me that this keeps coming up.
You and @Axis29 are correct that rust removal can leave pitting behind but...
I was hoping the Stanley would be one of my first decent ones. Now, it might be serviceable...
love the way you did the taper.
No nonsense. simple, no jigs. no muss no fuss.