What's on your work bench?

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Re: What's on your work bench?

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Someone who wears out S/S frets must play a hell of a lot...
Long as I can see the light...

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Jay wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:21 am Someone who wears out S/S frets must play a hell of a lot...
New build
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ChAoZ wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:54 am Leveling, re-crowning, and polishing stainless steel frets
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What's your technique for polishing?

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ChAoZ wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:07 am
Jay wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:21 am Someone who wears out S/S frets must play a hell of a lot...
New build

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Looks good! What woods have you used on it?

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IMOCD wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:10 am
What's your technique for polishing?
After re-crowning I use 400,600,800 & 1000 grit followed by the rotary tool with McGuires metal polish

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Lostininverness wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:08 am Looks good! What woods have you used on it?
Alder body, Maple / Walnut 5 piece neck and Ebony fretboard

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Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
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robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:56 am Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
One looks way more embarrassed than the other.

Was the Tele routed for a Z pickup?
Or an MDMA delivery?
If a man says he's going to fix it, he will.
No need to remind him every 6 months.

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Slowy wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:05 pm
robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:56 am Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
One looks way more embarrassed than the other.

Was the Tele routed for a Z pickup?
Or an MDMA delivery?
Routing like that its not surprising. BTW thats not my fault

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Slowy wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:05 pm
robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:56 am Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
One looks way more embarrassed than the other.

Was the Tele routed for a Z pickup?
Or an MDMA delivery?
The tele is a Jansen bass body from the 60s
Its had a hard life.
Plan to cover routes up tho.
The little circular one was where i cut some wood out to make cufflinks for my brothers engagement present. Hes a bass player.

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:04 pm
Slowy wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:05 pm
robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:56 am Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
One looks way more embarrassed than the other.

Was the Tele routed for a Z pickup?
Or an MDMA delivery?
The tele is a Jansen bass body from the 60s
Its had a hard life.
Plan to cover routes up tho.
The little circular one was where i cut some wood out to make cufflinks for my brothers engagement present. Hes a bass player.
With a big hole like that on the lower bout, you could go full Matt Bellamy.

Would need to be black though

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Slowy wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:05 pm
robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:56 am Weather cleared up. Spraying done.
One looks way more embarrassed than the other.

Was the Tele routed for a Z pickup?
Or an MDMA delivery?
It was a swimming pool route. But one modelled on the swimming pools of an ostentatious Dubai hotel.

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For authenticity, it was hand-carved by a Bangladeshi man for $1/hour, before he was made to sleep a single room shared with seven other luthiers.

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robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:50 pm For authenticity, it was hand-carved by a Bangladeshi man for $1/hour, before he was made to sleep a single room shared with seven other luthiers.
Seven other luthiers?


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Slowy wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:13 pm
robthemac wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:50 pm For authenticity, it was hand-carved by a Bangladeshi man for $1/hour, before he was made to sleep a single room shared with seven other luthiers.
Seven other luthiers?


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You tell the young folk today and they won't believe ya

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