2nd Les Paul build with the Gold Standard Carve Templates (Latin Edition!!)

danigalapago

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Hello guys!!!

Merry Christmas, hope you are doing well!!!
Here's the last update, the guitar is completed and sounding awesome. Once again, I'd like to thank all of you for the support and interest.

Hope you like the result!! :dude:


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Now with direct sunlight:

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03 22: my son's birthday.


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And that's it. Thanks again for watching!!!!!
DC
 

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nuance97

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Hello guys!!!

Merry Christmas, hope you are doing well!!!
Here's the last update, the guitar is completed and sounding awesome. Once again, I'd like to thank all of you for the support and interest.

Hope you like the result!! :dude:


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Now with direct sunlight:

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03 22: my son's birthday.


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And that's it. Thanks again for watching!!!!!
DC
All killer no filler
 

batleamster23

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HEY GUYS!!!

it's been more than 2 months! A lot of things going on here and little time to work on the guitar, but I'm catching up!

I'm already at the finishing stage, and here are a few shots of the process:

First, a wash coat of thinned lacquer (30% lacquer / 70% thinner) and then moved on to the table for the grain filler:

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I usually use Timbermate and also Colortone grain fillers mixed with pigment stains, but this time I wanted to try Bartlett's grain filler (available through his website). Here are the results:

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Here's with a coat of clear to seal it up:

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And here's the top with a first few coats of clear, look what an amazing figure it has!!!

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Now, here comes the most critical part of the finish. I always liked dark bursts, and specially the ones like #9 2225 of the BOTB:

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It has lots and lots of red, and also a bit of brown around the cutaway and switch section.
Here's the exaggerated burst:


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And of course, a sun bath:

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I shoot some amber and keep it under the sun for a few more hours.
Here's so far: (the red is almost gone, and turning a bit brown)

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I'll start wet sanding in the next few days and hopefully she'll be put together next week!!

thanks for your time!!!
DC
HI, it looks awesome, what spraygun did you use?, did you shot aniline color disolved with thiner?
Outstanding job!
 

Roxy13

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That's the gun I bought. Your guitar is gorgeous! I hope I can do half as good a job.
 

Rubetel

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Your guitar is very beautiful
and excellent that dark fingerboard
If you published a video to hear how it sounds it would be wonderful
 

Sunburstman

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Hello guys!!!

Merry Christmas, hope you are doing well!!!
Here's the last update, the guitar is completed and sounding awesome. Once again, I'd like to thank all of you for the support and interest.

Hope you like the result!! :dude:


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Now with direct sunlight:

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03 22: my son's birthday.


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And that's it. Thanks again for watching!!!!!
DC
She's a Beauty of a Burst!!! Excellent Job!!!!
 


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