Vintage special project inbound!

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  1. deadlyweasel

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    Damn weather is not cooperating here... Have not had a single day under 60% humidity in over 2 weeks. This week doesnt look good either! Ugh.
     
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    Well its about time I was able to start finishing. 0825171559.jpg
     
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    First round of grainfiller. Timbermate smells horrible.... Tomorrow goes the First few mist coats of yellow, then ill fill grain again.
     
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    Ugh..... Just when everything is going well something doesn't. Must have been too close to the upper horn on the front.... Damn grain got filled with paint. So.... I sanded back the horn, I'm gonna mask off the rest of the body, respray the horn again.
     
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    Looking forward to seeing this one back from the dead.
     
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    Repraying the horn did not go as planned... Ugh.... Debating stripping the whole top and try again.
     
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    Or go for this effect CO40RkMWgAEdPUO.jpg
     
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    what a great thread....thanks for sharing!
     
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    B.S. crap weather has this project stalled.... Looks like I,won't be able to,spray the tinted clear until Sunday at the earliest. Hopefully get all the clear on by the end of next week!
     
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    Its sunny and nice up here in Montreal. Bring it on up and do it here. I'll stuff you full of BBQ and Canadian beer.
     
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    That is what I'm talking about!!!
     
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    Re taped up the fretboard, Sunday looks good for painting, so hopefully ill get a few coats of amber clear on.
     

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    Can't WAIT!!
     
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    I'd go with a aged black finish on this one.
     
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    Looks just like my "new" '59 which was refinished in the 60's.

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