Extreme makeover

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  1. The Thruth

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    here is the idea:
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  2. The Thruth

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    A Few pics before:
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  3. The Thruth

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    here is the pics after:
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  4. The Thruth

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    one more:
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    nitro-cellulose lacquer:
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    very good man! makes me think about making a honeyburst! youve obviously done that before?
     
  6. The Thruth

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    this is my first makeover :naughty:
    honeyburst is imposible cause the top on lp studio is not maple, it is mahogany :cool: it will maybe be possible if i have put maple veneer, but that i will change the ide, idea wass only binding :cool2:

    thanx for looking ;)
     
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    She looks like a mahog top standard now! Very Nice!:dude:
     
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    wow, fantastic! :thumb:
     
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    serious work adding binding. Well done man, looks great.
     
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    Beautiful! Makes me want to buy a Studio and send it to you! :dude:
     
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    cool result, now when you decided to do this were you bored or just wanted to?

    How hard was routing at the neck joint?
     
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    Wow looks fantastic.
     
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    a-mazing
     
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    Nice job, and that's the Truth!!
     
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    Nothing short of spectacular. Excellent job Dude!
     
  16. The Thruth

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    Thanx, man
    this is not mine LP, i did it as a hobby luthier :naughty:
    it was an order from customer

    i didn't use any power tools for routing, i have rout it handmade with this (but smaller):
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    it was hard but i did it in 1 week, every day 1 hour, so 7 hours ;) maybe less
     
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    thanx to all of you, i'm glad you like it :slash:
    this was my first makeover, now i'm doing something similar on SG special :naughty: when i finish it i will put a pic or two (i know it is LP forum and not SG :hmm: )
     
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    That looks fantastic! :shock:

    What did you use to clear it?
     
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    oooowyeah: +1
     

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