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  1. Cheers guys, Iím OK, I think everyone has the odd...

    Cheers guys, Iím OK, I think everyone has the odd Ďblack cloud dayí now and again.

    Iíve gotten a lot better at recognising it and not letting myself slide down further, but itís still easy to be...
  2. Got a bit done this arvo. It looks rough, but...

    Got a bit done this arvo. It looks rough, but it'll be fine. Glue job has worked well. 5 min cut out job on the bandsaw, that thing is great.

    Need to finish removing the bulk material out of the...
  3. Little bit more progress and a slight change of...

    Little bit more progress and a slight change of plans. I dug out this bit of laminated Oak which I have used for a lot of different purposes over the last couple of years. Evidence of a number of...
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    Great looking kit. I'd just have a read through...

    Great looking kit. I'd just have a read through the other build diaries and ask specific questions as they arise.

    The two biggest challenges you will have are setting the neck and feeding the...
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    There should be a pre-bored hole on the 'bottom'...

    There should be a pre-bored hole on the 'bottom' of the guitar for it to be mounted into similar to this:

    https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/OsUlwOQrbyEegfBG.medium
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    The way I do it is: Neck relief/truss rod...

    The way I do it is:

    Neck relief/truss rod adjustment -checked with notched straight edge.

    Check for raised/loose frets and tap them home.

    Light level and dress. Marking the frets with texta...
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    It'll be 34" Fender scale. Feeling you on the...

    It'll be 34" Fender scale.

    Feeling you on the expanding waist line. I rely on Parkrun every week to keep me reasonable....

    The two ways you can come out of the lockdown:
    ...
  8. I think you might need to reboot dude.

    I think you might need to reboot dude.
  9. Body template, nowhere near as good as laser...

    Body template, nowhere near as good as laser cutting, but it'll do I think. Extra bit poking out the top of the neck pocket is to help me see if I can do a nicer transition from body to neck and may...
  10. Ha hah. Yeah Frankie is the resident SFG hater,...

    Ha hah. Yeah Frankie is the resident SFG hater, but it's all in good fun.

    Cheers re shoulder, it's just old age, I did it gardening, then just as it was getting better I decided it'd be a good...
  11. Hah, to be honest, my instinct is to paint a lot...

    Hah, to be honest, my instinct is to paint a lot of things Sea Foam Green, just thought I'd try something different. It's likely it'll end up with an aluminium pickguard, so I need to think about...
  12. OK so obviously a lot of things have been thrown...

    OK so obviously a lot of things have been thrown into flux in recent times and for me guitar building has really been affected.

    At this stage it's not sensible for me to launch immediately into...
  13. Hey Suggynz, no need to start a new thread, you...

    Hey Suggynz, no need to start a new thread, you can post pics here. The board is a bit old fashioned, but it makes sense once you get used to it.

    There are a number of ways to get pics into your...
  14. Thread: Fv-1

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    Really like the colour combo on this.

    Really like the colour combo on this.
  15. Nice clean build man.

    Nice clean build man.
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    I've done similar on a few of mine. Forum...

    I've done similar on a few of mine. Forum uploader only allows 5 pics per post. You can use Imgur and hotlink to get around that.
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    Drill running in reverse, stops it tearing out,...

    Drill running in reverse, stops it tearing out, but for from the front to back just in case. Can't say I've had that problem on a kit before, they are a fairly firm fit.
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    That's a funny way of saying it's best colour on...

    That's a funny way of saying it's best colour on a Fender style guitar.
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    My thoughts exactly. At the end of the day if it...

    My thoughts exactly. At the end of the day if it hasn't worked, I haven't lost anything but some time and some workshop consumables. It was an interesting exercise regardless of the outcome.

    After...
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    To heck with it. Fitted, quick setup, plays fine....

    To heck with it. Fitted, quick setup, plays fine. Lets see how it goes.

    https://i.imgur.com/p7cUOsZ.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/K7u9UQL.jpg
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    Cleaned up and sanded to 320 grit. Not actually...

    Cleaned up and sanded to 320 grit. Not actually sure when I'll get to do the finishing, my ICU nurse wife is adamant I don't leave the house for any reason.

    Anyway, I'm pretty happy with it. It's...
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    Forward position is normal volume and tone...

    Forward position is normal volume and tone control (I always get turned around on switch positions looking at diagrams)

    It looks like you can by pass the tone control entirely in one switch...
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    Sticky: Heh cheers. Might as well pop this one in here. ...

    Heh cheers. Might as well pop this one in here.

    https://i.imgur.com/qutlyIj.jpg?1
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    Hah, well good news, it seems OK. Bit messy but...

    Hah, well good news, it seems OK. Bit messy but nothing a good clean up and refinish shouldn't sort out. I think its going to work.

    Truss rod adjusts fine. Fingers crossed. I'll give it a good...
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    New dowel plug for the end of the truss rod in. ...

    New dowel plug for the end of the truss rod in.

    https://i.imgur.com/CU4I5sV.jpg

    Skunk stripe in

    https://i.imgur.com/kYM4sYh.jpg

    Stripe trimmed, will finish sanding when I'm ready to do...
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