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  Topic: 54 tele replica build
William91

Replies: 3
Views: 206

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:33 pm   Subject: 54 tele replica build
I used mohawk toner and blonde and got very close to that color.

Thanks. Is that in the aerosol can? Iíve seen those on their site.
  Topic: 54 tele replica build
William91

Replies: 3
Views: 206

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:32 am   Subject: 54 tele replica build
Iím building a replica of a 54 Telecaster. I have the body filled and sealed. Iím hung up on the color and how to mix it. I use a spray gun and compressor with Sherwin Williams lovoc lacquer. Iíve mix ...
  Topic: Gilmour Tele
William91

Replies: 5
Views: 884

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:37 pm   Subject: Gilmour Tele
I wet sanded and polished the body this weekend and did my relic work. The wear pattern isn't exactly the same but it's close enough imo.

https://i.imgur.com/uh8zfwT.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/tx0 ...
  Topic: FS or Trade WD Music Telecaster Pickguard
William91

Replies: 0
Views: 243

PostForum: Auctions and Gear for Sale   Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:45 am   Subject: FS or Trade WD Music Telecaster Pickguard
I picked this up for my Telecaster build. I've changed my pickup selection and I need a black one ply five hole pickguard routed for a Telecaster pickup.

This guard is a WD music guard routed for ...
  Topic: Gilmour Tele
William91

Replies: 5
Views: 884

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: Gilmour Tele
Good work on the burst, congrats

Thanks a lot. I used a lot of the advice I read on the forum and went slow and steady. I'm already thinking about a sunburst P bass and two tone sunburst strat.
  Topic: Gilmour Tele
William91

Replies: 5
Views: 884

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:47 pm   Subject: Gilmour Tele
Looks good so far!

http://i.imgur.com/MP19Hyg.gif

Thanks a lot. I'm pleased with how the burst turned out.
  Topic: Any advice on getting into air brush equipment?
William91

Replies: 5
Views: 394

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:27 am   Subject: Any advice on getting into air brush equipment?
I actually use a Badger dual action airbrush on both guitars and model cars. It's easy to clean and operate.
  Topic: Gilmour Tele
William91

Replies: 5
Views: 884

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:16 am   Subject: Gilmour Tele
I'm in the process of building a replica of the Workmate Esquire. I started with a Guitar Mill swamp ash body. I grain filled with Aqua Coat and I'm using Sherwin Williams LoVOC nitrocellulose Lacquer ...
  Topic: New LP project
William91

Replies: 75
Views: 7626

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:44 pm   Subject: New LP project
Looks good Mark. I'm a sucker for a gold top LP.
  Topic: Planning a New Build
William91

Replies: 4
Views: 541

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:35 pm   Subject: Planning a New Build
If you're not using primer, spend extra time getting the body perfect with the whole can of sanding sealer, sanding flat every few coats. One can of color and two cans of clear is plenty for a Strat. ...
  Topic: Planning a New Build
William91

Replies: 4
Views: 541

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:55 pm   Subject: Planning a New Build
Thanks Mark. Was I right about my lacquer cans?
  Topic: Planning a New Build
William91

Replies: 4
Views: 541

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:25 pm   Subject: Planning a New Build
Hey everyone I'm planning my second build. I'm probably going with another Musikraft neck, Callaham tremolo and I'm not sure what pickups. For the body I'm thinking a KNE Alder body routed for an eigh ...
  Topic: USPS Issues
William91

Replies: 11
Views: 1033

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:22 am   Subject: USPS Issues
I got everything sorted out, even if tracking started working a day after issuing refunds. I was able to intercept the packages and have them sent back to me.
  Topic: USPS Issues
William91

Replies: 11
Views: 1033

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:53 pm   Subject: USPS Issues
I've had it happen a couple of times. Somebody didn't have their coffee, a package gets put in the wrong bin. It gets sent to the wrong city. But thankfully it was sorted out and reached its destinati ...
  Topic: USPS Issues
William91

Replies: 11
Views: 1033

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:44 am   Subject: USPS Issues
I sold a few pedals and two pedal boards on Reverb last week, Tuesday to be exact. I dropped it all off Wednesday at my local post office with labels already on the boxes. I sent the buyers the tracki ...
 
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