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Baby sitar build – day 6 – complete

The last coat of tung oil has dried, so I applied a coat of paste wax. After 15 minutes or so, I rubbed it off and buffed it out. It … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

Baby sitar build – day 5

Five of the six coats of tung oil have been applied. Before I add the final coat, I want to drill out all of the holes for the hardware. I … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby sitar build – day 4

The upgraded sitar seems to have met with the owner’s approval so far, so it is now time to pick a finish. I did a bit of additional sanding to … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby sitar build – day 3

I finished running the carve last night. It turned out nice. I pulled off the tape and cut the tabs that held the body in place.   It requires a … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby sitar build – day 2

I pulled the clamps on the steam-bent crooks that will be used for a leg rest on the baby sitar. They did spring back a bit as I had planned, … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby sitar build – day 1

I got a new camera for Christmas. It is a Canon PowerShot SX510. It is not the latest and greatest, but it is perfect for my needs documenting my builds. … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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