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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-27-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,240
Posted By Hadalet
I used poly on a maple fretboard Warmoth neck a...

I used poly on a maple fretboard Warmoth neck a couple years ago. Two coats 20min apart, sand, repeated till 6 coats. After the final coat I sanded up to 600, then used steel wool, then stewmacs...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Hadalet
I like the flexibility of multi-fx. Being able to...

I like the flexibility of multi-fx. Being able to have several combinations of fx without having to dance around a bunch of pedals. Like switching from slightly crunchy distortion with a low amount...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Hadalet
@ LoveFuzz Lol thanks! I just wanted to provide...

@ LoveFuzz
Lol thanks! I just wanted to provide all the details and skip any redundant conversations about conclusions I've already come to. I'll better punctuate my mini novels in he future :haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Hadalet
Question Need advice on dual path multi-fx processor

So here's the situation. I have a digitech 2120 running into a Marshall 9100 dual monoblock rack mount power head, then into seperate speakers. I plan on replacing the processor soon for one reason....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-28-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Hadalet
Question Importing wood question

I'm in Australia at the moment and have run across some f***ing gorgeous wood that I'd like to bring home. I tried this before with some wood that I found in Mozambique, but it was taken at customs...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-13-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Hadalet
Yes, the veneers are about 1/4" thick. 4...

Yes, the veneers are about 1/4" thick. 4 pieces, 2 bookmatched in the middle.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-13-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Hadalet
Yes, not a lot of Ozzies on these boards. I'm...

Yes, not a lot of Ozzies on these boards. I'm here from San Diego visiting the inlaws for 6 weeks. I'm from there but my wife is from Surfers. This is my third time here and I can't get enough of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-13-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Hadalet
After looking at some of the other doors, I think...

After looking at some of the other doors, I think it's korina. The spalt lines are so thick I didn't think it was spalting, but some other kind of wood. They definitely got the best one on their...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-11-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Hadalet
Wood ID

Can anyone ID this wood for me? I'm at my in-laws place in Surfers Paradise, Australia and this is their front door, but no one here seems to know what it is. I was thinking maybe some kind of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-06-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
I got a little more done today and the body is...

I got a little more done today and the body is now ready for the 1st coat.

Drilled 1/8" holes for the neck pocket.
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/pinback1/c1b2fc6f.jpg

Getting the neck lined...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-06-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Yeah, this is sort of a walnut tele with my own...

Yeah, this is sort of a walnut tele with my own shape and a different approach to wiring. 1 volume pot, 1 blend pot.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-01-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Hadalet
I like the idea of painting the design on it. I'm...

I like the idea of painting the design on it. I'm doing something similar on a strat build. If you spray the finish on, you don't have to worry about smudging. A rattle can of Poly or Nitro would...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Yes this was probably the part I was most nervous...

Yes this was probably the part I was most nervous about. I had help from someone who's been doing it for almost 20 years. Now I feel confident enough to do it on my own (which I'll be doing again 2...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
I used Crystalac clear grain filler to fill the...

I used Crystalac clear grain filler to fill the burl. This stuff is awesome! The burl is so porous and open it would have taken me a week to fill it with poly or shellac. It took me 7 coats of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
When I glued the veneer on, I didn't get the seam...

When I glued the veneer on, I didn't get the seam perfect. The veneer was very thin and brittle and not knowing any better I cut it with an exacto blade. This caused a little blowout in parts. It...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Part of the binding next to the neck pocket kept...

Part of the binding next to the neck pocket kept ungluing and it was clear that tape was not going to be enough to hold it down while it dried. The inside of the horn is a hard place to brace. I was...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Next up was the belly cut. I wasn't sure how well...

Next up was the belly cut. I wasn't sure how well this would turn out given the very narrow...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Then I recolored the frets and got to work with...

Then I recolored the frets and got to work with the file. I file the frets until there is a thin red line across the top of each fret.
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/pinback1/97d71a76.jpg...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
Time to file the frets! I started by taping the...

Time to file the frets!

I started by taping the fretboard to protect it from the fret file.
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/pinback1/4703ff45.jpg...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By Hadalet
OK update time. Had to put this one down for a...

OK update time. Had to put this one down for a couple months, but I've been back at it long enough to post some progress.

After finishing most of the shape with rasp and file I switched to this...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-06-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By Hadalet
A man in my class used turquoise for inlay on his...

A man in my class used turquoise for inlay on his tele build and it really popped! I've got a ring saw at home and was thinking of trying different semi precious stones. Easy enough to cut to shape...
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hadalet
The hard drive still worked

The hard drive still worked
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hadalet
When he got into the accident he had a titanium...

When he got into the accident he had a titanium Mac book pro in his backpack. It took the impact instead of his...
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hadalet
Just a little swollen...

About two years ago my drummer wrecked his motorcycle and ****ed up his hand pretty good. He had to have multiple reconstructive surgeries. For a long time now he's only been able to practice two...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-13-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By Hadalet
A band saw would be best, but a jigsaw would work...

A band saw would be best, but a jigsaw would work too. Additionally, a spindle sander is great for smoothing the mill marks from the bandsaw and dialing the shape in. It can be done by hand though....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-12-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By Hadalet
If you want your own body shape but are unsure...

If you want your own body shape but are unsure about routing cavities and the neck pocket, try a pre-routed body blank. I think Warmoth has them and I'm sure a bunch of other companies. You can have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-10-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By Hadalet
Thumbs up Cocobolo fretboard blanks

After seeing my classmates crazy cocobolo fretboard last semester I had to give it a shot myself.

I picked this board up a couple days ago for pretty cheap at Tropical Exotic Hardwoods in Carlsbad...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-02-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Hadalet
I've listened to a lot of music on this site this...

I've listened to a lot of music on this site this morning. This is the 1st song in 3 pages that I actually listened to all the way through. I'm about to listen again :cheers:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-23-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hadalet
I thought the same. Good thing it's a bolt on ;-)

I thought the same. Good thing it's a bolt on ;-)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-23-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hadalet
Bla-bla-bla I think he got it from here. About 10 min from my...

I think he got it from here. About 10 min from my house :-D

http://www.anexotichardwood.com/
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