Saul Goode SAF series

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    IMG_7827.JPG IMG_7828.JPG IMG_7829.JPG Waiting to get some new sanding pads, I fixed the little chunk out of the neck pocket on the karri topped one.

    I also got the rope and the back chambered in the pine build, it's getting a karri neck and blackbutt fretboard. Also got the bolt soundholes cleaned as best as I could. Going with a bucker in the bridge and a hot rail type pickup in the neck, both will more than likely have trapeze tail pieces and definitely have roller bridges
     
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    IMG_7844.JPG IMG_7845.JPG IMG_1008.JPG All fine sanded, just need to make a neck for the pine one and glue that in

    The pup ring is hitting the bridge so I may have to direct mount it, or get a metal surround and sand that down
    Could not wait for the new sander pads so I hand sanded the neck and two bodies. All nice and smooth now

    The karri top build will be clear coated tomorrow, and I'll work in the neck during the week for the pine build
     
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    IMG_7851.JPG IMG_7850.JPG Started applying clear coat
     
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    IMG_7863.JPG IMG_7865.JPG IMG_7866.JPG IMG_7867.JPG Still clear coating, got the side dots and the nut glued in the new neck, now I need to fret and carve the neck. And give it another good sanding

    I've also got a Tele to put together that my mum's neighbour gave me todo, I did some repair work and and after seeing the hollow body ibanez makes me want a true hollowbody guitar. I will most likely get a pit bull 175 kit
     
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    IMG_1013.JPG Onto carving the neck tomorrow sanding the body and stripping a cheap tele
     
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    Neck carved and glued in. I also fine sanded everything.

    Will start clear coating tomorrow and put the final clear on the karri top guitar IMG_7870.JPG IMG_7871.JPG IMG_7872.JPG IMG_7873.JPG
     
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    IMG_7876.JPG And it begins again
     
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    Just need to figure out why the volume knobs isn't working, it just stays on the maximum setting for both volumes.

    Also trying different knobs IMG_7877.JPG IMG_7878.JPG IMG_7879.JPG
     
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    okay I figured out why the volume knobs weren't working.

    Whoever made the wiring harness decided to wire the switch wire to the first lug instead of the second.

    All sorted, now I'll be taking it to the local music shop to see if they like it
     
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    IMG_7877.JPG Well this fella has a new owner
     

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