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Budget Strat Overhaul pt. 4 - Electronics

New to the series? Start from the beginning!

After the finishing work was done on the body and the neck was polished up and bolted in, I got to work on the pickups and hardware. 733 more words

Electric Guitar

Budget Strat Overhaul pt. 3 - Neck

New to the series? Start from the beginning!

Now that Predator’s body has been re-finished, it’s time to turn the attention to the guitar’s neck. 616 more words

Electric Guitar

The Ash Stratocaster. Part Two.

Time to catch up with the strat body, which has been curing nicely. Dressing it up.

There have been about four coats of the Crimson Finishing Oil, and the bottle’s just about run out.

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Electric Guitar

Hold the front page. Let's make things complicated

Sometimes, it pays to have a few projects running at the same time. That way, you can learn faster and you set up a dynamic where things you learn with one project, can help you on others.

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Electric Guitar

Budget Strat Overhaul pt. 2 - Body

New to the series? Go back to the beginning!

Having picking up an 90s Peavey Predator as a platform for my build, it was time to get to work overhauling the body. 769 more words

Electric Guitar

See Through Tele

A few years ago, when I first decided to build my own guitar – I saw a crazy lexan-topped Tele, built by Jack Wells on the telecaster discussion page (tdpri.com). 114 more words

The Ash Stratocaster. Part One.

Finishing the body with Crimson Guitar Finishing Oil.

So here’s the body fresh from guitarandbassbuild.co.uk. It’s a two piece, with the join running pretty central.

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Electric Guitar