What's on your workbench right now?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by kifla » Sat May 16, 2020 2:23 am

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Can't see the pic...

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by ludobag1 » Sat May 16, 2020 4:18 am

oups! :fp:

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by ludobag1 » Sat May 16, 2020 11:41 am

sorry ,as i saw them i didn't know they were hidden
today i made a second vibrato plate for jaguar pups ,totaly diy in my garage ,the first one(for jazzmaster pups ) i made it at work for the cut out and the bridge hole
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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by kifla » Sat May 16, 2020 12:39 pm

^ Marauder Deux?

Très bien.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Rgand » Sat May 16, 2020 1:00 pm

Very cool. Looks good!

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by ThePearDream » Sun May 17, 2020 8:49 am

These bodies are freshly finished, polished and shielded. Just waiting on a few small pieces to arrive so I can reassemble them. Top is a vintage Domino Olympic refinished in the closest match I could find to the original finish - Molotow Belton Premium Loomit's Apricot. Bottom is a Squier CV finished in DupliColor Graphite Metallic, this will be the new home for my baritone neck.

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Friday my new Bass VI was delivered from Sweetwater. So last night I leveled, crowned, and polished the frets. I applied some StewMac fretboard finishing oil and now the Laurel board is looking pretty nice. I also lowered the switches with some of my laser cut switch spacers. A set of La Bella flats went on and now I'm tweaking the setup. This thing is so much fun, I wish I hadn't waited so long to get one of these.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by ludobag1 » Sun May 17, 2020 10:53 am

pickguard time
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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by antisymmetric » Mon May 18, 2020 5:35 pm

The ridiculousness is strong with this guitar. For better or worse, I've carried the Bauhaus Vegas yellow circles/ red triangles theme from the fretboard into the knobs:
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Found some cool strap buttons in the stash:
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:o It's actually nearly finished- just some retouching/tidying of the quite rough zebra paint, and some minor setup tweaks , and I think that's it...
Watching the corners turn corners

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by UC3 » Mon May 18, 2020 6:34 pm

Glacial progress...

Last time anyone saw this body, it was wood bits smothered in clamps.

Finally mustered the courage to fret and align the neck, as well as route the neck pocket.

Pretty much a "hodgepodge" of all my disparate ideas.

Yet, I am endeavoring to persevere.

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Success on the alignment, but went sideways on heel radius and pocket depth. Will fill, and try, try, again...

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by SuperAxe » Mon May 18, 2020 9:33 pm

UC3 wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 6:34 pm
Glacial progress...

Last time anyone saw this body, it was wood bits smothered in clamps.

Finally mustered the courage to fret and align the neck, as well as route the neck pocket.

Pretty much a "hodgepodge" of all my disparate ideas.

Yet, I am endeavoring to persevere.


Success on the alignment, but went sideways on heel radius and pocket depth. Will fill, and try, try, again...
That is cool as. Love the choices of timber... what timbers did you use?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by SuperAxe » Mon May 18, 2020 9:35 pm

antisymmetric wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 5:35 pm
The ridiculousness is strong with this guitar. For better or worse, I've carried the Bauhaus Vegas yellow circles/ red triangles theme from the fretboard into the knobs:

Found some cool strap buttons in the stash:

:o It's actually nearly finished- just some retouching/tidying of the quite rough zebra paint, and some minor setup tweaks , and I think that's it...
Love it. I hope I can try it out once we are in Level 1 or so ;D

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by antisymmetric » Mon May 18, 2020 10:21 pm

UC3 wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 6:34 pm
Glacial progress...
Nothing wrong with glacial (or so I keep telling myself :whistle: ) I remember this one, great to see it still progressing!
SuperAxe wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:35 pm
antisymmetric wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 5:35 pm
:o It's actually nearly finished- just some retouching/tidying of the quite rough zebra paint, and some minor setup tweaks , and I think that's it...
Love it. I hope I can try it out once we are in Level 1 or so ;D
Sounds feasible!
Watching the corners turn corners

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by tribi9 » Tue May 19, 2020 8:49 am

SuperAxe wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:33 pm


That is cool as. Love the choices of timber... what timbers did you use?
He used shiver me timbers, of course. :fp:

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by gishuk » Tue May 19, 2020 9:33 am

ludobag1 wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 10:53 am
pickguard time
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This is awesome! Love the DIY metal parts, they look great

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Blitzwit » Tue May 19, 2020 9:56 am

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Talk to me Goose!

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