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Looking lovely as usual.
Expensive firewood + new neck= playable guitar (with sweet pickups) with no concern for actual value due to repair.
Neck was split about half way up. Knew it needed to be removed. Removed the fretboard with a hot putty knife. Chipped out the neck from the...
Guess I finished the bass.
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This 92 Les Paul showed up in the shop. For some reason it was buzzing and not staying in tune. Only thing I could come up with was a...
Only the best: Office Depot black and blue stamp dye. Removed from the Roller bottle and diluted with a bit of water.
Used frog tape to tape off the curly maple. Applied several light coats of shellac to the rest of the body. Untaped the maple. Taped around the...
Saw Helmut do this once.
5-string bass commmiiinnnggggg aallloooonngggg [emoji217][emoji53]
Dyed black. Sanded back. Blue on top.
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Thanks. 2mm thick Rosewood. And it smelled great. Bent easily.
Truss rod channel excavated.
Fretboard cut to size. Top contour lines.
Mete, we may both be in trouble then. [emoji848]
Center piece and wings glued. Fancy pizza peel or bass guitar? You make the call.
Piecing together the body. View from the south stands. 1.25” thick.
Rough body outline.
Taking a stab at a maple, walnut and rosewood 5-string bass. 34-inch scale. 24 fret. Schaller 3-D bridge. Electronics pending.
I’ve been shamed into action. But alas the plycaster now lives in Scotland. In the hands of someone who actually knows how to play the thing.
His light saber?