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by Chris Richards
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Glues and Finishes
Topic: What's this finish?
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

What's this finish?

green.jpg [/hide]Hi..... This may seem a surprising question, I've been asked to refinish a Strat like the guitar in the picture and was hoping someone could identify the likely product/s used? I've only ever used nitro cellulose as I tend to do more vintage instruments. The Strat I've been asked t...
by Chris Richards
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Bolt on neck building problems
Replies: 6
Views: 3279

Re: Bolt on neck building problems

Hi all Thanks for your help, I'm guessing it's the Titebond I shall change and use epoxy. I buy the maple from an excellent luthier suppliers here in the UK and he mainly supplies quartersawn neck blanks but the worse bend I've experienced was on a piece of quite highly figured flamed maple so I'm g...
by Chris Richards
Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:02 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Bolt on neck building problems
Replies: 6
Views: 3279

Bolt on neck building problems

Hi I hope someone may have some ideas regarding slab board type necks I have built a few Fender style necks that have a slab board fretboard. I build them by cutting and routing the neck to an accurate plan shape then gluing the fretboard ontop, cambering the FB then fitting the frets before the nec...
by Chris Richards
Wed May 09, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: White "plastic" binding.
Replies: 26
Views: 19832

Re: White "plastic" binding.

This was a problem that I had for a long time, here in the UK I just couldn't find a glue that made the job easy and the more you have to fight with plastic binding the messier it seems to get, anyhow I finally found a method that works very well (for me). Once I've cut the rebate for the binding I ...