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Lovely stuff Alex.
Rocklite Sundari is an interesting option.
It would be interesting to put some of those cheap piezoelectric transducers (these) on the side of those ribs...run it through a buffer, see what...
That makes sense. I might give it another go with a pull stroke. Not sure why i didn't think of that, as it's a japanese tool.
Oh...that's the one I have.
I hate it. But I don't like saw rasps in general. I can't get them to go the way I want them to.
I like it.
Here we go...again...
I really hate sanding.
So I've been thinking about this...
Neck-through 3-piece maple, mac ebony fretboard (26 frets), and ash body. matte black. Nazgul pup...
To get colored dust out of light colored wood pores, card scrapers work better than anything.
This thread is not good for me. I keep looking and wanting to build a guitar. Which i don't play. But then...might be a good motivation to learn.
Yeah its really not a huge deal. Just a brief setback. I should have realized that shellac dissolved in alcohol was going to mess with my color....
So...the sealer fucked up my color. Dissolved the dye and made it run.
Or rather, I fucked up the color with the sealer.
Dumb thing to...
Time for a seal coat...
I'll apply it with a foam brush, then level sand and apply again.
The neck will get the same thing, and the...
It is very soft and not very stiff.
I know a guy who uses it as a substrate for making carbon fiber...
Sorry to disappoint! It was always going to be that deep Royal Purple.
So here's Dye Job II: The Deepening
And there it will stay.
So right now the body weighs 1395 grams, and the neck weighs 1175 grams.
For mah fellow amuricans, that's 3 pounds, 1 ounce for the body 2lbs, 9...
So I took this afternoon of from work (because I felt like it) and I used some of that time working on this guy.
I sanded the dye back...
Here it is with the blue single-cut version.
I like it.
So I finished sanding the body, went up to 320 grit. The I put the dye on.
Here's the before and after:
I had to dick around with the...