Before and After - Show us yours.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Artslap, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. DougM

    DougM Friend of Leo's

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    I am completely in awe of your work. They look as good, or better, than anything from PRS, Suhr, Tom Anderson, the Fender Custom Shop, or any other high-end builders.
     
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    Guitar I had custom made for my son which I gave to him last month.

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  5. stratwilly

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    already shown here ... but the topic is just perfect
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  6. Magnuseklof

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    B2233809-92BB-47F5-8AAE-22EEC489FF26.jpeg 48E3EB96-F5E5-4685-97A6-6D5CBF85E3B8.jpeg Don’t know if it’s allowed, but I turned one of these into this.
     
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  7. Durtdog

    Durtdog Poster Extraordinaire

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    You guys never cease to amaze me.
     
  8. Jackroadkill

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    This....

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    .... became this:

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    Also, this:

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    ... became this:

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  10. dented

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    I was thinking the same thing. Only I was going a different way thinking he should open an art gallery and have those pieces displayed to the world. Awesome looking guitars.
     
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  11. ScottJPatrick

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  13. Telekarster

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    My 51 nocaster. Parts laid out to finished product ;)
     

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  14. dougstrum

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    So a while ago I got a f*ucked up and abused '77 Tele in trade and thought for a spell of what to do with it... I'd always really dug the legendary Bob Bain's tele and decided to rehab it like his guitar. Coincidentally, I live not too far from Bob's guitar tech (thx google) so off it went:

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    Crazy photo of Bob before he died (RIP) holding my actual guitar mid-restoration (with the hardware just tossed on for the shot)

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    Finished product:

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    In use currently:



     
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    I put a new sheet of plyboard on my 6'x4' x 3/8" workbench & thought it was time to give my old pillar drill press some TLC too.
    Still runs great after all these years.

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  18. Jackroadkill

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    This:

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    ... became this:

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    Which became this:

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    It's a 7lb Elwell axe that was made sometime in the 1950's and was found in the weeds behind my shed.
     
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  19. knockeduptele

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    Before

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    then After

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  20. Wallaby

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    Great stuff, great thread!

    There's some pretty great work of all types on display - thank you for sharing it!
     
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