Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by marqueemoon » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:50 pm

You could always graft some wood onto it. :D

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:53 pm

marqueemoon wrote:
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You could always graft some wood onto it. :D
I imagine patching the top on a Coronado would involve too much accidentally sanding through veneers and heartache for me.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by antisymmetric » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:50 pm

marqueemoon wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:50 pm
You could always graft some wood onto it. :D
Preferably from an old butchered Vox headstock. ;)
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:00 pm

antisymmetric wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:50 pm
marqueemoon wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:50 pm
You could always graft some wood onto it. :D
Preferably from an old butchered Vox headstock. ;)
There's a lot to work with!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Telemnemonics » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:27 pm

Looks pretty good and moving fast!
Saf t plane?
From the back of a 1950s Popular Mechanics?

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:12 am

Telemnemonics wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:27 pm
Looks pretty good and moving fast!
Saf t plane?
From the back of a 1950s Popular Mechanics?
Yep! I like those old Popular Mechanics/Mechanix Illustrated magazines, and I don't have the room for a real planer. I used one before to modify a neck for a Musicmaster project:

http://www.offsetguitars.com/forums/vie ... ?p=1450097

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Telemnemonics » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:28 am

will wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:12 am
Telemnemonics wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:27 pm
Looks pretty good and moving fast!
Saf t plane?
From the back of a 1950s Popular Mechanics?
Yep! I like those old Popular Mechanics/Mechanix Illustrated magazines, and I don't have the room for a real planer. I used one before to modify a neck for a Musicmaster project:

http://www.offsetguitars.com/forums/vie ... ?p=1450097
I've seen that and thought it was what you referred to, but have never seen them for sale or in use.
Looks like it works pretty well for small detail oriented leveling, where can you get one?

Actually while I have a good table saw, my old drill press has a wobble that would make the saf t plane useless.
But I am in the market for a new old drill press...

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:40 am

Telemnemonics wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:28 am
I've seen that and thought it was what you referred to, but have never seen them for sale or in use.
Looks like it works pretty well for small detail oriented leveling, where can you get one?
Mine was just from eBay - it was in a lot of weird drill press planers, so I just sold the other ones that came in the lot to make it a little less expensive for me.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:56 pm

Safe-T-Planer Time! It would probably work better with a more stable drill press / table, but I got close enough to use sand paper the rest of the way (starting with some super-rough sandpaper spray-glued to a big flat sheet of wood.)

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It's actually starting to get sorta Jazzmaster-shaped!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Telemnemonics » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:31 pm

Oddly delightful...

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by mgeek » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:18 am

I'd rock that thing as is! etc ;D

Looking good!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Jazzmastervsjaguar » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:15 am

Man! What the OSG community can do to bring these old guitars back is just mind blowing!! Keep up the good work.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:32 pm

will, you are a brave man.

also may i ask what is going to be of that coro body?
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:56 pm

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:32 pm
will, you are a brave man.

also may i ask what is going to be of that coro body?
PMed. Parting it out, but I'm going to hang onto the neck and tailpiece. It was a pretty odd mix of pieces!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:30 am

This is a truly inspired project. That guitar was nuts. That said, a teardrop that sounds like a Jazzmaster actually sounds like a neat idea. I wouldn't hack up a Jazzmaster to do it, but still...

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