Single hum with a 51 P Bass control plate

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    Decided to use a basswood body I already had cut out
     

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    Single hum 51 style controll plate
     

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    Contours roughed in
     

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    Anybody ever use this stuff? It's shellac based so I thought it would work under nitro. It went on kinda rough
     

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    Shellac always goes on pretty rough, and doesn't polish up very well. Never found a very good use for it, but your project looks interesting.
     
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    I have used Zinsser BIN as the primer on both the snakehead esquire replica in my avatar pic as well as on a candy apple red PJ bass I made years ago. It seemed to work very well under nitro on both guitars. I would certainly us it again for a solid colored guitar in the future. I’ve also used Zinssers clear spray shellac as a sealer under transparent nitro finishes on several guitars.
     
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    Neck will be made of walnut
     

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    Truss rod channel routed and headstock thinned
     
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    Rosewood fretboard with dots cut from walnut.
     

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    Had to file edges of the cheap kluson type tuners to get them to sit flat.
     

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    Cut the nut slot by making 2 cuts with a razor saw then used a chisel made from a small screwdriver. How do you guys make the nut slot?
     

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