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    Pine as Neck Wood

    Hi all, I've been itching to start a new build... I'm thinking about a SG. While I am deciding what to do and to keep my hand in I decided to turn a chuck of Pine that was holding up my old breakfast bar into a couple of neck. I know Pine isn't the best wood for a guitar neck but the grain...
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    Control Cavity Shielding

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had any thought on shielding the control cavity. I have seen on other forums and source that some ppl shield the cavity with copper sheets or some form of shielding paint, but I don't recall anyone doing this on any of their builds posted here. Is it...
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    Burst hand rub dye colour suggestion (UK)

    Hi all, I am getting to the finishing stage of my first LP build. As this is my first time finishing, I don't have a compressor or spray equipment. So I am planning to do a hand rubbed burst finished off with aerosol cellulose lacquers. I have found gator's Hand rubbed stained wood burst from...
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    Ground Wire Drill bit

    Hi all, I apologies if this is a repeated question that is regularly answered, but what is the best diameter for the drill bit used to drill the Ground Wire hole? Not looking for '59 authentic just a guideline. Many thanks, Bobtastic
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    Truss Rod Length?

    Hi all, I'm a bit confused about the correct length for the truss rod for a Gibson 24 & 3/4 inch scale length. Can anyone anyone tell me which is the correct length? I want to use a dual action rod as I'm not making a replica. Thanks in advance! Bob
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    How to fix a maple cap gap...?

    Hi all, I have been lurking in the background for a few months, reading through all of the amazing LP build threads. Everyone's skills are amazing! I decided to give it a go myself, but unfortunately I seem to have been in a rush to get the cap jointed as I now have a partial gap... I...


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