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    Thanks, I will. I just don't have my interface...

    Thanks, I will. I just don't have my interface and mics with me right now.
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    I just remembered that I forgot to mention what I...

    I just remembered that I forgot to mention what I did abour this. So as you know I applied some woodfiller, which I sanded using a square file. At first the neck fit really nice but eventhough I did...
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    And of the other guitar

    And of the other guitar
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    Additional photos

    Additional photos
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    After a few days of work I am as good as done. I...

    After a few days of work I am as good as done.
    I still need to take some photos at daylight but for now this should give you an idea.
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    Short overview of what actually happened:
    Tele:...
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    Thanks for the hint. Unfortunately I had no...

    Thanks for the hint.
    Unfortunately I had no veneer on hand or available in town. So I applied two layers of wood filler und will check the fitting again when everything is dry.
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    I did some lines with a pencil so I had a rough...

    I did some lines with a pencil so I had a rough idea where to stop. It was an angled single coil route so it was not that hard using a small router.


    Oh yes and I did a slight belly cut on the TL...
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    This weekend I cut the headstocks, rerouted and...

    This weekend I cut the headstocks, rerouted and painted the TL body.
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    I was pretty happy with the shape of the JMA headstock (the black one), so I did the same on the other but due a glued on...
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    This weekend I started with the first build. I...

    This weekend I started with the first build.
    I wanted a s slimmer body at the horn and where the belly cut is so I started with some 80 grid sanding and went up to 600 before applying the wood...
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    First build baritone JMA-1 and TL

    Hello everyone,

    After three month I finally picked up my kits from the customs office.
    I got myself two kits which will be built in July.
    The first one is a JMA-1 with maple 30" neck
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    It...
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    Really nice color. Not really helping me to...

    Really nice color.
    Not really helping me to figure out what I'll do to my tele but still awesome!
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    Okay, my impression is that stain with 50% more...

    Okay, my impression is that stain with 50% more water seems to do a similar thing.
    My scrap piece seems to be too dark where I used the standard black stain but with 50% more water I was able to...
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    Thanks for your long answer, Waz. Why would you...

    Thanks for your long answer, Waz.
    Why would you choose ink instead of stain?
    I thought about the varying stain intesity technique but as I want a darker red I think starting with black (maybe...
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    You are right about that. From my experience...

    You are right about that. From my experience spray paint has few strong risks you have to know but if you do it's a nice tool. I wish someone would have told me those hints a few years ago when I...
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    This ultra thick 70s paint always comes to my...

    This ultra thick 70s paint always comes to my mind when someone talks about lacquer and tone. But the bass I mentioned was painted like that. Sanding it off took some time.
    Anyway guys I'll clear...
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    Thanks Simon, great input. I am on my hometown...

    Thanks Simon, great input.
    I am on my hometown for the weekend where my "workshop" is. So I will try the Clou stuff on some scrap wood. Do you have any experience what to you use if you don't have...
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    Dark red with accented grain

    Hello everybody,

    As my baritone tele project is on the way and I am not able to use Dingotone I wanted to double check my plan on the finish. I've seen some post on this but there seem to be a lot...
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    Thanks for your welcoming words. The baritone...

    Thanks for your welcoming words.

    The baritone tele is ordered, I let's see how it turns out
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    Hello from Germany

    Hello everyone,
    After roaming the shop for sometime I am a hair away from my first build and thought it would be nice to join the forum.
    A few quick detail about myself:
    I from Germany and used to...
  20. Thread: Ib-1'x'

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    I agree and if it was just me I'd probably go for...

    I agree and if it was just me I'd probably go for twelth fret inlay only (basically for the look). But there must be a reason why most guitars still feature inlays. I prefer a guitar with inlays when...
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    I agree that more superstrat/modern bodies would...

    I agree that more superstrat/modern bodies would be great as I was roaming the website for those several times. From my perspective small offset inlays or a small modern inlay (arrows/lines) would be...
  22. It might seem like that, but actually it is...

    It might seem like that, but actually it is really easy and gives the option to try things without a lot of work (or tidy up if you messed something up).
    The only biggie is the battery. If you...
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