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Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 7 complete

I had a little more time this evening, so I wired up the controls and closed it up.     I added the control knobs and wired it up. Adam … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 5 Comments

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 6

I got up bright and early yesterday to put the sixth and final coat of Tung oil onto the guitar body, before I went to work. After each coat, I … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 5

The dye is dry, so I got up bright and early this morning to get the first coat of finish on. The dye is water based, so the grain got … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 4

I intend to make a lot of saw dust today, so I moved my small work bench outside and clamped my guitar body to it. I put a 40 grit … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 13 Comments

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 3

Today I am working on the back panel. Since I try to learn new techniques with every project, I am going to attempt to re-use the piece that I cut … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 2

My last couple of weekends have been busy with graduations, so I haven’t been able to work on the bass guitar at all. I decided to blow off work today … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purpleheart & maple bass guitar – day 1

My friend Rick gave me a bass guitar neck. Now that I have the neck, I have to build a body to go with it… I did some searching on … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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