Self built and self assembly ;)

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BY philly
#817991
i've done a few partsies over the years and i'd say musikraft definitely make the best necks
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BY Bg
#817992
Single coil wrote:Would patronise grants guitar shop/10

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BY Bg
#817994
Single coil wrote:wat


I give you cheap rates and you leave me....
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BY Single coil
#817998
Oh naw bbygurl pls
I’m jus sayin yknow?
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BY AiRdAd
#817999
that looks great Grant - How are the other three coming along? One for me, BG and Slowy!!! :-)
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BY GrantB
#818019
kwhelan wrote:wait so the binding was on when you got its you masked it before spraying? really liking just curious on your process

yep, all binding is applied direct to bare wood. then scraped into shape. This came pre-bound.

Most times I don’t mask off, I just use my scraper. This time I masked off the broad side of the binding to reduce scraping work, because it really does suck. You can get pretty quick at scraping off the finish. This was pretty thick though. Lots of colour coats so a fair bit of remov8ng built up lacquer.
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BY StratMatt
#818023
That looks sexual. Did you have to order the body from Trumpland?
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BY GrantB
#818024
Yes, actually Kev asked me also...I checked, from the STRATosphere...
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BY GrantB
#818059
philly wrote:i've done a few partsies over the years and i'd say musikraft definitely make the best necks


Yes, they do.

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Some aged tint on the binding. You can see the odd impurity in the finish. They will sand and buff out. I tend not to stress about that stuff in the early stages unless it's a real big something. This is why a proper spray booth would be essential if it were more than a hobby. The rural flies and mozzies love fresh paint.

Correct red/brown sides.

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BY Single coil
#818064
The urban ones love it too - can’t for the life of me work out why.
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BY GrantB
#818079
Lostininverness wrote:Did ypu sptay the tint for the binding over the whole thing?


Edges and sides only...but the spray dissipates.
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BY GrantB
#818127
GrantB wrote:
Lostininverness wrote:Did ypu sptay the tint for the binding over the whole thing?


Edges and sides only...but the spray dissipates.

I should have added, the order of the layers is critical. By doing this last over dark edges the tint won’t affect how they look. Make sense?
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