The Emeraldcaster Project (aka Son of Meloncaster)

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Buckocaster51, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. NastyMojo

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    Great build! gonna be sweet man!
     
  2. Buckocaster51

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    Thank you very much.

    This one has been fun...but also frustrating...we are actually looking at Silver and Black Paisley v5.0

    :eek:
     
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    Thank you!

    It is sweet.

    Sounds great.

    Plays like buttah!

    and will be KILLER under stage lights :eek:
     
  4. Doubletriode

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    Shouldn't the halo be grey? It would blend more nicely with the background of the paisley.
    In black, it looks a bit too (excuse my poor english :oops:) "forward", "in your face" ...
    Other than that, it's another beauty you have created, Steve!

    They are nice!!! ;)
     
  5. JeffPBlues

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    What can I say, but just WOW! That is some beautiful work. An absolutely gorgeous guitar.
     
  6. Rich Rice

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    The black looks right to me- silver would look like something is missing- too blank. Black ties in with the binding and accentuates the darker areas in the paisley pattern. Great choices. ;)
     
  7. Buckocaster51

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    Thanks Rich.

    Black is the new pink.

    ;)
     
  8. Buckocaster51

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    That back...

    [​IMG]

    This has the Martin Style 42 vibe going for it...put the bling out front where people can see it. ;)

    and the now obligatory Firefly-inspired photo...

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Buckocaster51

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    200 pages?

    Not yet!

    Thanks for the kind words.

    :)
     
  10. Glen Smith

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    Looks fantastic, Steve!
     
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    HOBBSTER01 Friend of Leo's

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    maketh me weak in the knees.
     
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    Wow what a thread, I spent hours reading the first 50 pages, finally had to fast forward to the end. Beautiful work what finish have you finally chosen for the top coat?
     
  13. Buckocaster51

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    With the exception of the Original Emeraldcaster, on which has an old school lacquer finish, the new ones all have automotive two-part urethane topcoats.

    Thanks for the kind words!
     
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    De gustibus coloribusque non disputandum est...

    :lol:
     
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    It's a sparking paisley! lol I think that's the point!

    Great work Steve!
     
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    Thanks Capt.

    Quad Cities?

    My effluent go right by you.

    I am at L&D 10.

    ;)
     
  17. Buckocaster51

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    Look at this?

    Two colors of RED...

    [​IMG]

    and nary a paisley to be seen...

    :eek:
     
  18. Italian Caster

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    good morning to every one, I am a fashioned italian guitarrist and had follow this thread from the beginning end I'm plesued how you build fantastic guitars; to tell you the true I'm building a strato style by my self and it is almost finish; I also love tele style guitars and that's why I follov also this trhead. If you let me I also can post some pic of my first work in the world of hand made guitars. Buko kaster you are a awesome builder and I would like to learn some tip from you but also from the other partecipiants of this forum. have a nice day in the United States!
    Italian Caster
     
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    Mr. Dikkers


    Do you know of a way to get a translucent finish like blonde with urethane paint. I'm kinda scared of using nitro. I'm really not looking for something that will wear out and don't think paint type has much to do with tone either. Amy advice would be much appreciated sir.
     
  20. pitol678

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    Fantastic thread! Thanks for sharing. I was wondering though, is it possible to install binding after a guitar has been painted?
     
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