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  1. Thread: Danish oil?

    by Diggydude
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    Thanks for the replies, turns out it is actually...

    Thanks for the replies, turns out it is actually cabotís cabothane clear, not danish oil. After I finished shaping the headstock (which is looking super cool) I tried a bit on the bit of the neck...
  2. Thread: Danish oil?

    by Diggydude
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    Danish oil?

    Hello,

    Iím building a guitar for a school woodwork project and I am approaching the finishing stage. My original plan was to order some tru-oil but my teacher said that the danish oil at school...
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    Thanks for the replies Iíve had a look at the...

    Thanks for the replies

    Iíve had a look at the product I ordered and what do you know. It is for strat pickups. The website had tele rings but no black ones to match the rest of the hardware. My...
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    Tele neck pickup ring

    Hello all,

    Iím busy building my first guitar body from scratch. My plan is a tele shape with minor modifications and with black hardware, no pickguard. Iíve been doing all right so far and I have...
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    Whoops took a while to finish it up but it seems...

    Whoops took a while to finish it up but it seems to have fixed it, thanks
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    Thanks everyone for the tips and help, Iíll try...

    Thanks everyone for the tips and help, Iíll try light sanding it, respraying and polishing again.

    Hopefully that works and Iíll post the results later
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    BigDaddy no, not yet, but from memory I didnít...

    BigDaddy no, not yet, but from memory I didnít spray the fretboard a second time. I may just re spray it again anyway, just to be sure
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    BigDaddy I have a suspicion this is the reason....

    BigDaddy I have a suspicion this is the reason. The final clearcoat I put on was a few weeks after the previous and the previous was already wet sanded to 2000. On the weekend I might try to fix this...
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    Scaly clearcoat

    Hello everyone,

    I have recently assembled this telecaster and after not even a week of playing it has developed this odd scaly pattern. It is along the top and bottom of the neck but not so much...
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    Success! Itís now all strung up and set up and...

    Success!

    Itís now all strung up and set up and it is stunning.

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    Thanks for all the help,
    Dylan
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    Thanks to everyone for the tips, before eating...

    Thanks to everyone for the tips, before eating dinner I re-soldered everything over (donít worry McCreed, no a-hole vibes) but that didnít fix it so after I switched the jack wires.

    This seems to...
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    Hi ILR, I have earthed the bridge two...

    Hi ILR,

    I have earthed the bridge two different ways. First I stuck a wire through the little hole under it and spread the copper under the bridge (it didnít help). It is now earthed from a nut on...
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    Buzzing on contact

    Hello,

    Iím building a TL-1 kit and have seem to run into a problem with the electronics.

    Once I soldered it all and assembled with strings, I plugged it in to test it. The moment I touched the...
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    Ahh ok. Would I be able to use the same spray I...

    Ahh ok. Would I be able to use the same spray I used as clear coat?
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    Whatís this sealing you keep mentioning? Howís...

    Whatís this sealing you keep mentioning? Howís that done?
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    Neither I think. I didnít do anything to it so...

    Neither I think. I didnít do anything to it so however it came to me is how it is.
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    Fretboard cleaning help

    Hello,

    I recently finished my first kit, a tele, and after about 2 weeks of playing, Iíve noticed the start of a buildup of dirt on the fretboard.

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    Here you can see what I mean.
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  18. Thread: July GOTM

    by Diggydude
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    Entry

    Hello

    Here is my recently finished TL-1 kit, the very first kit Iíve ever made and entered into GOTM. I got it for my birthday and I have spend many weekends working on this. I went with a Tele as...
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    Done

    Hello again,

    Thanks to the long weekend, I finished my first build!

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    It came together nicely and once Iím done typing this Iím going to start doing all the fine tuning (although it...
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    Painting

    Hello,

    Over the weekend Iíve been doing some painting. Lots of painting.

    I sprayed in the primer and lost track of the coats. All I know is that I used the entire can. Same thing with the base...
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    Ahh ok. I reckon Iíll have to cut one but Iím...

    Ahh ok.

    I reckon Iíll have to cut one but Iím not going to do that now, Iíll just arrange it the best possible and leave it. When I do this Iíll probably cut space for a humbucker because I didnít...
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    First coat!

    Today, after a quick test and drilling all the necessary holes, I started to paint the body.

    Due to schoolwork and other duties, I didnít get to do much. In fact Iíve only done the first coat of...
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    Paint shopping

    Hello again,

    Today my dad and I went around to get some paint and necessary sandpaper. Just like Iíll Give it a Go suggested, we went to the Joondalup Super Cheap looking specifically for the...
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    Questions

    Hello again everyone,

    Today I was off from school because of an orthadontist appointment (2 actually) so I worked on my kit.

    I taped up the fretboard and levelled the frets. This went quickly...
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    Headstock

    Hello again everyone. Fortunately I havenít had any problems but Iím glad to hear I can get help here. Today I didnít do very much but Iím very satisfied with what I have done.

    Today I finalised...
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