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Hi everybody, I haven't had any stability issue on truoil finished necks in the last 15 years (about 120 necks), both on guitars and basses, on...
yes strat actually still building... :grin: just one for dad, one for brother, one for son and one for brother in law. too many!
thank you rob.
I wish you a new year filled with love, peace and sawdust! :wink:
not finished yet
it took some time but the etched brass bell cover is ready to fit
just truoiling it to protect brass
great nick, seems to have a good neck!!! cool axe!
Hi dan sorry for the late reply.
I use this
in clear color - satin finish, 3 to...
Hi Rowka, on fretless fretboards I usually go with Truoil to enhance the figures on the wood (if any) and then go with.... parquet laquer finish!...
Very cool project!
on a recent hollowbody I made a solid brass saddle, a rosewood one and a corian one. really different tones, but worth the...
Thank you all! I'm really satisfied, she's with me in the quest for new wood. Just found some 40 yo cherry wood in good condition. Tomorrow will...
the final steps
.... I still had to level the frets!
First of all I protected the fretboard with paper tape, then marked the frets with pen...
the marvel pickguard - part 2 - act b
I've been really busy this week but I couldn't leave my baby alone...
Gotta add a pot for tone, a...
Thank you Sir.
Just a Prelude to part 2 - act b
While truoiling the pickguard and the hardware, I put this "bullet with fragmentation head"...
the marvel pickguard - part 2 - act a
I decided to put both volume pot and jack on the pickguard, so I had to route the bottom...
thank you eng, I've got a bunch of those filings but in the shop, here at home they are forbidden by my wife cause we have parquet flooring!!! I...
the marvel pickguard - intermission
intermission - time for the pickguard border
this is the only "yellow" metal available at home
the marvel pickguard - part 1
Well, I thought to start with this 9mm thick 42 yold cherry (it's a scrap from a top)
unfortunately bakelite is too thin for what I have to do. I think I'll go with maple or cherry.
some "loud" reasoning about the pickguard system
made this cut
to make this "rail" to follow a guide under the (trial on mdf)...
Hi again Freddys, the size seems right, as nick says just turn the pot.
btw just check the apex, it should be 1"...
I try to do my best and to contribute to this community... thank you freddys for your interest!
moreover I've got a problem: I can't resist...
just making some evaluations about the "suspended adjustable pickguard with side mounted pickup" with a trial pickguard...:cool:
Today I had to tru oil the neck some more but noticed that the sides of the rosewood fretboard didn't like it and the previous TO had not cured...
just found this in a bunch of oldies at the local music store. almost for free.
I knew it should be there... :cool: and it's...
just found brass screws and washers for the bridge. way better.
blade thinner. did it so.
Took some adhesive paper and aligned it to the center of the bridge to mark with a pencil
then... go file...