Jeff’s build is done, he picked it up this afternoon.
This build is almost done.
Jeff’s guitar is nearly done.
The black streaks on Hal’s build look awesome.
Been working on sanding this one for finish. Apprentice spent some time moving up the grits today.
Here’s the back of the headstock for the Espada.
This one is nearly ready for strings.
First time I used the CNC, I used it to make a template for this route.
And here is how it came out.
Got in some new decals.
Decided to go with stainless steel bolts instead of the black ones.
Started epoxy filling Hal’s top.
Buffed this body out today. Plan is to have it done by next Sunday.
Also went garage saling yesterday and picked this little cabinet up for $10. It needs a refinish so today I sanded it down and refinished it with a dark water based finish. Came out great for under $30.
Oil is going on this neck.
This Gibson neck is a refinish project, kind of an audition piece for a big local shop who needs a finish guy.
Daniel’s fretboard is glued on.
Hal’s top is glued on.
Put the last coats of lacquer on this body today.
This body is finished, and it’s neck isn’t far behind.
This body is also finished.
Body above sanded to 320grit before coats this morning.
Stayed late tonight and got the fret work done on this one.
This neck is done with finish.
Buffed both of these, but had to do some minor touch up work on them, so they will both be done on Tuesday.
First of all, my first bridge order from Technology 4 Musicians is done. These will be on the way here shortly.
Been moving into the new shop today. Here’s the CNC router I will have access to. So excited. More after the break!