Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:08 pm

-the body date and the bottom of the neck pocket have been masked off - I'm going to write a little message saying that the body is 81% original and a link to this thread next to the body date, to let future guitar archaeologists know what's up.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by øøøøøøø » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:59 pm

seems like the ideal and ethical solution

It really is looking great. What a save!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:26 pm

As-yet-ungreened Lake Placid Blue is going on.

I used some thinned Elmer's Wood filler as a grain sealer (regular grain sealer always seems to wipe right away when I try it!) And BIN white shellac sealer as a primer.

It's seeming to do a good job of hiding the repairs so far!!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by countertext » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:58 pm

Holy crap. :-*

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by HNB » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:05 pm

Probably in poor taste, but can I call dibs if you end up not liking it? :D
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:49 pm

HNB wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Probably in poor taste, but can I call dibs if you end up not liking it? :D
Wait for the paint to dry!! ;D

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Post by HNB » Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:17 pm

Is it dry now? LOL
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by _nash » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:35 pm

I want this guitar (even if) just for the story...!

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Post by øøøøøøø » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:15 pm

Wow looks great

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by higgsblossom » Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:56 pm

Looks fantastic!
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by optofonik » Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:47 pm

Astounding.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Gonkulator » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:18 pm

That is some amazing work Will! Reminds me of Stumpy.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Kinghat » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:50 am

Great work!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:21 pm

It's way more of a true green than an aqua in real life:

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The tint went on uneven, so I needed to re-do the blue on the back and do the tint again. (the picture is after some wet-sanding with a sanding block.)

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I like these oddball transitional decals!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:28 pm

Without looking back through previous pages, has a pickguard colour been mentioned yet? I can see mint looking amazing on this.
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