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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:24 pm 
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That's just some purty maple, right there...



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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Heel and bevels finished.
Ready for final sanding then dye and lacquer finish.


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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:17 am 
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I've never been a big fan of the SG shape, Dan, but I think you're bringing me around! Nice work!

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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Nice curious, perhaps I missed something but what's the small hole near the lower bout slightly off centre for? A reference point?

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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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William Bustard wrote:
Nice curious, perhaps I missed something but what's the small hole near the lower bout slightly off centre for? A reference point?

William, that will be for a ground wire under the Bigsby.
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Starting the finish.
I'll sand most if the dye off, seal with shellac, and begin grain filling the Walnut.
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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It's a shame that the back is going to be hidden most of the time! Looking forward to seeing this guitar with finish on it, Dan!

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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Got the grain filled.
Started spraying lacquer today.
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Dan,
I am really eager to see how your walnut-topped axe looks under lacquer. Please show pics of the back, too. A couple of years ago I built a tenor banjo with a neck figured just about identically to your SG inspired guitar. I dyed the maple the same way and it looked just like that initially. Then I went back over it with other colors of brown dye and it mellowed out considerably. But walnut is what I truly love and I love it in all its forms. So, I'll be watching. You have a real cool guitar in the works!
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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I am really eager to see how your walnut-topped axe looks under lacquer. Please show pics of the back, too. A couple of years ago I built a tenor banjo with a neck figured just about identically to your SG inspired guitar. I dyed the maple the same way and it looked just like that initially. Then I went back over it with other colors of brown dye and it mellowed out considerably. But walnut is what I truly love and I love it in all its forms. So, I'll be watching. You have a real cool guitar in the works!
Patrick

Thanks Patrick! I'm always eager to see your builds.
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Almost finished wet sanding.
I have another in process, Maple, Mahogany, Bocote.
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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Dang. Just. Dang.

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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Don Williams wrote:
Dang. Just. Dang.


Yeah, me too.



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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Got a lot done on the Bocote SG this weekend.
First time using Honduras Mahogany.
Man, it was actually kinda fun shaping the neck.


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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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That is just stunning!!



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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Here are some pictures of the finished guitar.
I lowered the vibrato arm after these pictures were taken.
First time having an SG. I like the way it sits and feels.
I stuck a pair of $12 China pickups in it.
These are the best sounding pickups I have ever heard through my Carvin tube amp.
I promptly ordered two more sets.
I did the nut width and neck thickness to Angus Young dimensions.
Man, he must have really tiny hands.
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Really nice!

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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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You nailed another one, Dan!

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Really nice work Dan, congrats!!!!



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dang dz!!!
Love the mother of toilet seat cavity covers too!



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 Post subject: Re: New project SG
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Hi Dan Im building an SG soon and was wondering what the angle of the bevel is off the face of guitar, how thick is the flat area of the side in between the two bevels? I done't have one I can measure out. Did you do a 5 degree neck angle as well?

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