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  1. charisjapan liked Freddy G's post in the thread Black Norlin chip.

    I went to the drug store last week to pick up a bottle of nail polish for a repair on an old Kramer. Off white pearl. So I asked the...

    Sep 25, 2018 at 2:19 AM
  2. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    This was my initial goal from back in the beginning of the thread, although I also planned to add the faux binding and burst. This was...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 7:43 AM
  3. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    OK, all the clear coats are done. Yesterday I sanded off the orange peel and shot a flowout coat of thinned lacquer. Its pretty flat and...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 11:45 PM
  4. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    Alright, I just couldnt get a full-length pic that looked good. ITs too dark in my shop and being a dark finish with a reflective,...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:08 PM
  5. charisjapan liked cooljuk's post in the thread Help with putting cover to a humbucker, what kind of wax?.

    If anything, some paper tape stuck to the inside of the cover is all you will need. More importantly than any of that, to avoid...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:24 AM
  6. charisjapan replied to the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    Yikes, even the black stain with clear lacquer would look fantastic!! ... but can't wait for the A&W treatment.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:42 AM
  7. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

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    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:39 AM
  8. charisjapan replied to the thread Help with putting cover to a humbucker, what kind of wax?.

    Pro’bly explains @Skyjerk using beeswax ;). I agree that silicone caulking will do the job for most, but I agree with the OP ... not...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 2:08 AM
  9. charisjapan replied to the thread My first build: S-200 Thunderbird Style.

    If you can hear sonic anomalies from that knot ... WoW! :eek: Any will work, but I like #3 ... looks like it would take red stain...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 10:31 AM
  10. charisjapan replied to the thread My first build: S-200 Thunderbird Style.

    A is most common (=cheap), but has potential to move in a bad way. Cut it in half lengthwise, flip one and glue it together so the...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 10:29 AM
  11. charisjapan replied to the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    Lignum Vitae! While in the U.S., WoodCraft was my toy store. Saw this kit and decided to give it a whirl. Why, o why did I choose...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 9:41 AM
  12. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    Grain filling. I'll be using simtec, but I wanted dark pores so using timbermate mahogany with dark brown dye in it. [IMG] Looked...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 8:12 AM
  13. charisjapan replied to the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    Hehe! Real close to me is there, my friend. At least, as much as I can tell from a picture of a piece of scrap, and before a morning...

    Sep 18, 2018
  14. charisjapan liked Skyjerk's post in the thread New Magnum Build. Not Pointy :-).

    Real close means not there. What does it need? Pinch of salt? ;-)

    Sep 18, 2018