Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by higgsblossom » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:01 pm

Will, I was just wondering if you had already finished this project - any update would be appreciated :)
"500€? That's the price of a J Mascis Jazzmaster!"

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:44 pm

higgsblossom wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:01 pm
Will, I was just wondering if you had already finished this project - any update would be appreciated :)
After waiting over a month for a clearcoat to harden, I gave up and scraped a bunch of lacquer off. It may be a month or two before I'm ready to put it back together.

After I left it outside trying to get it to dry, some lines showed up - but a little bit of scraping leveled things out.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by higgsblossom » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:45 am

Thanks for the update!
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by kapepper » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:13 am

Impressive restoration :w00t:

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by wademp » Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:59 pm

Holy smokes!!! That is amazing work! I’m blown away.
I can’t wait to see it all finished!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by JSutter » Wed May 01, 2019 7:13 pm

Amazing transformation. I would love to be able to see the potential in stuff like this.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by brettjorg » Wed May 01, 2019 9:18 pm

What a great thread to catch up on. Excited to see the final outcome!

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Post by brettjorg » Wed May 01, 2019 9:18 pm

What a great thread to catch up on. Excited to see the final outcome!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by amv » Tue May 14, 2019 2:54 pm

Here's the thing. I knew this was going to come out perfectly, because I've been following this forum long enough to know that the woodworkers here have seemingly superhuman powers.

And yet I'm still blown away. Magnificent work.

Also, although "Phantom Limb" is a near-perfect name for this thing, considering that it grew the limbs back, this guitar clearly must be forever known as The Salamander. (Btw, I meant to suggest this a few pages back but forgot; I was going to suggest an "amphibious" blue-green finish, and sure enough you read my mind!)

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Telover » Sat May 18, 2019 2:55 am

Just saw this one. Great work. However, anyone who made a massacre like that, should be sentenced.
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by ludobag1 » Sun May 19, 2019 10:57 am

:w00t: great job ,lot of work to be complete again

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by NachoMan77 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:29 pm

Another great save! Would love to see it finished....

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by Hyphen Nation » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:05 pm

Hey Will, think you could save this?
https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/msg ... 79701.html

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:05 pm

Hyphen Nation wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:05 pm
Hey Will, think you could save this?
https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/msg ... 79701.html
With enough time, anything can be saved - wood is pretty agreeably to being sawed and planed and having new pieces glued on to replace what has been hacked off. It takes quite a bit of time though!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:32 pm

I should be getting the last of the clear shot this weekend, then buff it out in a couple weeks.

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