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    Great job Simon. Looking forward to a full photo...

    Great job Simon. Looking forward to a full photo reveal. Yes the Goldo seems to be the answer for the ES. Very happy with mine too. Even with kit pickups
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    Next job is one of the scary ones - for me the...

    Next job is one of the scary ones - for me the learner anyway - drill the wiring channel down almost the full length of the SG to the electrics cavity without coming through the cap.

    Spent may a...
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    Been a bit slow with a cold I couldn't shake and...

    Been a bit slow with a cold I couldn't shake and cold wet days. Too cold for the garage/workshop. Must be getting old.

    After proudly showing off my template above -- WHOOPS
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    Couldnít find 1/2Ē cutting height ones at the...

    Couldnít find 1/2Ē cutting height ones at the time. Donít know if they have them now.
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    Love the Shinto etc. I am looking at my old...

    Love the Shinto etc.
    I am looking at my old Surform plane to do my SG edges.
    Maybe nobody remembers them. It has been on my shadow board for 50 years.
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    Hi DM I had to get them the router from StewMac...

    Hi DM
    I had to get them the router from StewMac in the US. Look for "Ball Bearing Router Bits". I purchased the pair. The 1/2 one gives nice tight corners.
    Not cheap but I couldn't get anything...
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    Made a jig for the pickup cavities. Thanks to...

    Made a jig for the pickup cavities. Thanks to YouTube.
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    I decided not to be lazy and drop the neck in a...

    I decided not to be lazy and drop the neck in a further 3mm. That meant resetting the neck angle with a new shim.
    Finished up needing 2 degrees. The strings are almost touching the frets and when...
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    Finally took the the plunge and cut the neck. My...

    Finally took the the plunge and cut the neck. My wife suggested I had been procrastinating for at least t month.
    Anyway all went well with route.
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    Fits nicely. I need take about...
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    What is this contraption? 40379 I have just...

    What is this contraption?
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    I have just spent nearly a week working out what the break angle should be on the neck pocket.
    I got all sort of answers anywhere between 0 and 3 degrees.
    In...
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    Thanks for your help. I will cut out the rest of...

    Thanks for your help. I will cut out the rest of the pockets and then check what angles I've got then.
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    Thanks Trevor Those photos are a great help....

    Thanks Trevor
    Those photos are a great help.
    Can you remember if it looked like they used a long drill from the bridge pick up cavity to the control cavity. Itís a fair distance and Iím interested...
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    Simon On the PitBull SG was is the access tunnel...

    Simon
    On the PitBull SG was is the access tunnel drilled from the neck cavity?
    Or is it drilled to each pickup cavity separately.
    Errrr! Maybe what Iím asking is how is a PitBull drilled or...
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    Hi Simon Thanks for keeping an eye on my build....

    Hi Simon
    Thanks for keeping an eye on my build. I have enough trouble re-planning and re-measuring each step many times at the expense of thinking too far ahead. Amateur ignorance is bliss until...
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    ...cont from last post ... I cut down about...

    ...cont from last post ...

    I cut down about halfway with forstner bits and then crept down 3 mm at time with the router.
    I got to 7.4 mm then decided to try the components to work out the depth...
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    Step 6 - Cut the Cavities 40275 Decided to do...

    Step 6 - Cut the Cavities
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    Decided to do the electrics cavity first

    I went to the forum to find out whether leaving 5-6mm on the guitar top was enough
    Link to discussion :...
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    Yes! I'll wait and see how ugly it looks....

    Yes! I'll wait and see how ugly it looks. Matching the black gloss would be problem. Maybe I could make the neck more of a matt finish which is supposed to be faster.. I wouldn't even notice that.
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    Thanks for your concern Simon. Because of the...

    Thanks for your concern Simon.
    Because of the funny foot on the neck I extended the tongue on the body. I ve 70mm on which to screw the neck.
    With that big long foot it is not going to be the...
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    Hi Mark I hadnít heard of them either till Woltz...

    Hi Mark
    I hadnít heard of them either till Woltz mentioned them in a response to me on his 3rd Scratch Build diary.
    Greg
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    Step 5 Cut the guitar shape. 40166 With much...

    Step 5 Cut the guitar shape.
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    With much trepidation I picked up the jigsaw and cut a small corner off the wood with a slight bend. The new jigsaw handled it with ease with a blade meant...
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    Step 4 Cut the Template First make a thin...

    Step 4 Cut the Template
    First make a thin template as advised on YouTube.
    New jig saw worked well on MDF.hihi
    Then used the new belt sander on this jig I copied from YouTube, to finally shape the...
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    Greg's #4 - Scratch SG

    I started this project before Christmas but was reticent in putting it on the forum in case it was an utter disaster. I was entering into the unknown. So here is the story

    I purchased, at a very...
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    Thanks for the detail Simon. The Tele will...

    Thanks for the detail Simon.
    The Tele will probably be next years project as this SG is taking a lot of time. I take a lot to time trying to build up the courage to get out the drill or router for...
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    Cliff and Fender Thanks for your interest. I...

    Cliff and Fender
    Thanks for your interest. I had missed the reference to Red Messmate in my earlier research.

    I guess it will be pointless trying to smash this guitar against the wall when I...
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    Cliff Is messmate a local term? Guitars ?? My...

    Cliff
    Is messmate a local term? Guitars ??
    My wood came from Gove
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