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  1. Not sure what you mean about the nut as I thought...

    Not sure what you mean about the nut as I thought you were going to replace it with a bone nut? If not you can use some 1200 or 1500 grit wet & dry paper and lightly sand away the scratches.
    As for...
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    Trying not to hijack your thread and have posted...

    Trying not to hijack your thread and have posted shots taken a few minutes ago with a Mars Bar strategically placed to act as a universal colour reference marker to demonstrate the change in colour...
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    That looks good. Sent from my SM-A520F using...

    That looks good.

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    Used Tru Oil as the top coat over DT intensifier...

    Used Tru Oil as the top coat over DT intensifier on my 1st & 2nd builds as i was having no end of dramas with DT products and not confident top clear coats would work.
    That said, there are many...
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    Hi Andy, Build # 2 in my signature. Great...

    Hi Andy,
    Build # 2 in my signature.
    Great example of how the colour aged after using Tru Oil as a top coat. These shots were taken one year ago.
    Cheers Waz...
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    Well said Andy. Cheers Waz Sent from my...

    Well said Andy.

    Cheers Waz

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  7. Don't think so. It just sounded like an Egor type...

    Don't think so. It just sounded like an Egor type of experimental activity.
    I have used conductive shielding paint a few times but bought pre made stuff on eBay.
    Tend to think your idea should...
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    Nice slab of timber. I would go with a red stain...

    Nice slab of timber.
    I would go with a red stain and black pickguard.
    Too much grain to be hidden under a solid colour.
    Cheers Waz

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    I have to agree. Sent from my SM-A520F using...

    I have to agree.

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    Wouldn't worry as that is such a small gap and...

    Wouldn't worry as that is such a small gap and you may need it later on if neck to bridge alignment is not spot on.

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  11. Setting up your own version of the Frankenwashie...

    Setting up your own version of the Frankenwashie Lab in Buderim?

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    Natural Tru Oil is my go to on a raw Maple neck &...

    Natural Tru Oil is my go to on a raw Maple neck & fretboard as it has a light amber tint that ages quite rapidly.
    If you go for an aged amber tint from the start and then use Tru Oil you may end up...
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    Curious to know what colour scheme you have in...

    Curious to know what colour scheme you have in mind?


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    The nut can be gently tapped out but as someone...

    The nut can be gently tapped out but as someone has already suggested, using a very fine blade to break the glue seal could help prevent tearing out, particularly end of the fretboard.
    Fractal...
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    A quick google search found this........

    A quick google search found this..... https://images.app.goo.gl/AXSWTNoFMbkU8bdU6
    Looks like screws facing nut or stop tail piece doesn't matter but angle of saddles should not be ignored.
    As for...
  16. Keep adding stain as previously mentioned. ...

    Keep adding stain as previously mentioned.

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  17. Hi jtoh, Sanding past 180 can sometimes polish...

    Hi jtoh,
    Sanding past 180 can sometimes polish the wood to a point that it won't readily absorb stain.
    Without pics it is hard to offer advice other than lightly sand back after 7 days to allow...
  18. You could use some 180 or 240 grit sand paper to...

    You could use some 180 or 240 grit sand paper to help smooth things over to look more uniform unless you want to keep the angular bevel appearance.

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  19. Hi Lappa, i did use a pore filler....ebony Timber...

    Hi Lappa, i did use a pore filler....ebony Timber Mate which is a water based product.
    The red inks were also water based and once stain coats dried the grain filler shrunk back in on itself...
  20. Never done French Polish, just used Tru Oil where...

    Never done French Polish, just used Tru Oil where I grain filled with ebony Timber Mate to pop the grain.
    Check it out under build #4 in my signature....Red J Bass.
    Cheers Waz

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    World famous now Marcel. Sent from my SM-A520F...

    World famous now Marcel.

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  22. Good colour mix Ozzie. The sandwich effect looks...

    Good colour mix Ozzie.
    The sandwich effect looks great.

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    Sacrilege to hide any decent timber grain under a...

    Sacrilege to hide any decent timber grain under a scratch plate.

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  24. The bit at end of fretboard slides in neck pocket...

    The bit at end of fretboard slides in neck pocket and ends up sitting below neck pickup.
    Just beware that end of neck may not need to be hard up against body as this has been done on purpose to...
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    What, no samples of the local produce??? Sent...

    What, no samples of the local produce???

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