Search:

Type: Posts; User: dmoose5835

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,348

    Simple enough, even for me. If you're in the...

    Simple enough, even for me.

    If you're in the US: http://www.ubeaut.com.au/distribs.htm#USA

    And if you're in Canukistan: https://www.leevalley.com/en-ca/shop/tools

    Seems pretty available...
  2. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Thank you both, Dikky and Simon!

    Thank you both, Dikky and Simon!
  3. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Question about black bridge grounding - Simon and...

    Question about black bridge grounding - Simon and others have advised I scrape some of the black off - down to bare metal - for grounding. I assume that means scraping each saddle slot, and either...
  4. Replies
    52
    Views
    5,226

    VERY nice!

    VERY nice!
  5. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,617

    That is lovely.

    That is lovely.
  6. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,617

    One popular way to go with the electrics install...

    One popular way to go with the electrics install is to cut a piece of cardboard and make holes where the controls go.
    FLIP the cardboard over and load in all the bits. Wire them up as a set.
    Then,...
  7. Thread: Es-1gt

    by dmoose5835
    Replies
    42
    Views
    5,395

    Pretty color combo.

    Pretty color combo.
  8. Well done, Brendan - and thank you.

    Well done, Brendan - and thank you.
  9. "Dating" SPAM as a PM from new member shaliris

    Hi Guys -
    I have a PM that is "Dating" SPAM.
    How do I delete that without opening?
    Thanks!
  10. You can slip them through the wide part, but you...

    You can slip them through the wide part, but you have to get the right angle and twist - if it needs force, change the angle.
    Apparently one of the tricks is to run strings from each hole to the...
  11. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,768

    That is a VERY pretty guitar!

    That is a VERY pretty guitar!
  12. Thread: ES-1GT

    by dmoose5835
    Replies
    5
    Views
    12,511

    Sorry, but I have a very basic question - "grain...

    Sorry, but I have a very basic question - "grain filled with timbermate" - did that include the top? I mean, the instructions say DO NOT SAND THE TOP, so I'm really worried about mucking it up.
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,544

    Maybe show us what you DO have so we don't load...

    Maybe show us what you DO have so we don't load you up with extranea.
    Shielding kit:...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Good - thank you as always Simon. Dumb (real...

    Good - thank you as always Simon.
    Dumb (real dumb) question about the scraper action - I keep it perpendicular to the thing I'm scraping or more of a carrot-peeler action?

    I did a dry fit, and it...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Finally got around to a dry fit of the neck...

    Finally got around to a dry fit of the neck (looks good) and close inspection of the body.
    The binding around one of the F-holes is standing partly proud of the top of the body by 2-3mm.
    I really...
  16. Replies
    29
    Views
    14,098

    I have a question about the switch picture. It...

    I have a question about the switch picture. It looks a lot like the middle wire and 'lower' wire are blobbed together with solder.
    That should only give you two effective selector positions, but...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,441

    Maybe a neck-thru setup with a rectangular body...

    Maybe a neck-thru setup with a rectangular body blank?
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,441

    Speaking only for myself, a 24-fret PRS style...

    Speaking only for myself, a 24-fret PRS style with a thick veneer or cap in figured wood would be nice.
    Ideally with some sort of straight-pull tuner arrangement headstock.
    I don't need or want a...
  19. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Thank you HamonIser - I do have flame veneer,...

    Thank you HamonIser -
    I do have flame veneer, but I do have a plan B if I make too big a mess - BRIGHT yellow opaque.

    And thank you Simon -
    The ES335 drawings I have say the neck should be at 4...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,884

    Spiffy! Maybe I'll start playing again.

    Spiffy!
    Maybe I'll start playing again.
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,884

    Some place full of sleeptypists - thanks for the...

    Some place full of sleeptypists - thanks for the catch!
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    Thanks Robin! Photos to commence once I find...

    Thanks Robin!

    Photos to commence once I find the stupid camera and clean up my work area.
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,884

    Yet another US-based n00b

    30-some years in electronics, occasional guitarist and tube amp repairist with almost ZERO skillz with wood or finishing. I picked an ES-1GT as my first build. The goal is a deep trans-yellow stain...
  24. Thread: ES-1GT

    by dmoose5835
    Replies
    5
    Views
    12,511

    Beautiful!

    Beautiful!
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,298

    An ES-1BT as a first build

    Hi there, kids!

    Yes, I probably am crazy, but I've been thinking about the guitar I want for a good while now.
    A Semi-Hollow like my much-missed '70s ES345, but this one in a deep transparent...
Results 1 to 25 of 25