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  1. BishopJP liked AK4570's post in the thread SBO 2022 - The Tailgate Trifecta.

    I’m going to apologize in advance for my lack of pictorial documentation in this post. One of the upsides of tailgate “loothery” is that...

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  2. BishopJP liked smart51's post in the thread SBO22 - Sceptre II.

    We now have a body / neck blank and a fretboard blank. I cut the body at a slight angle to the board so that the grain was parallel to...

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  3. BishopJP liked Will_White's post in the thread Stupid question from non-luthier:.

    As someone that does human blockhead as a parlour trick, iron acetate has a similar effect and isn't nearly as bad. It's just distilled...

    Aug 12, 2022 at 3:57 PM
  4. BishopJP liked Durham52's post in the thread Stupid question from non-luthier:.

    This book matched set of oak is going on the front of a bass soon. It's been in storage for a few years. Oak can move a bit and as a...

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  5. BishopJP liked TerribleTim68's post in the thread First Commission Build - Is A Super-Tele A Thing?.

    New video is up. This is the episode covering the crazy scarf joint I posted earlier. So basically, the video version of post #203....

    Aug 12, 2022 at 3:06 PM
  6. BishopJP liked TerribleTim68's post in the thread First Commission Build - Is A Super-Tele A Thing?.

    Relieving The Pressure - So I took it out of the clamps this morning, because just like Christmas morning, I can't wait. :woot: Then I...

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  7. BishopJP liked TerribleTim68's post in the thread First Commission Build - Is A Super-Tele A Thing?.

    Okay, I made a scarf joint! :cool: Paralyzing fear is a yuge thing, bigly even. Sometimes you just have to make a move, even if it's...

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  8. BishopJP liked Matt Liebenau's post in the thread SBO 2022 - Minimalist Medium Scale - Scratch Build.

    Looking good so far. Nice to know your instruments have excellent QC inspection. :D

    Aug 12, 2022 at 2:54 PM
  9. BishopJP liked Gary_M's post in the thread SBO 2022 - Cheaper by the Dozen - 12 String Bass.

    I didn't get much accomplished today that "shows" on the bass. But, here's what I was up to. I got the headstock face cleaned up after...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 4:53 PM
  10. BishopJP liked Gary_M's post in the thread SBO 2022 - Cheaper by the Dozen - 12 String Bass.

    I spent some time cleaning up the garage today. Things were getting a little messy out there, and someone noted that I may or may not...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 4:25 PM
  11. BishopJP liked smart51's post in the thread SBO22 - Sceptre II.

    I couldn't resist a new entry to the summer build off. I was disappointed with the inharmonicity of the 25.5" scale Screptre, so I'm...

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  12. BishopJP liked JParsons's post in the thread SBO 22 - Solomon's new groove - Scratch Build.

    Now the glue has set, I can knock back and bevel the fret ends. I lay a few layers of tape across the frets, because I've found that the...

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  13. BishopJP liked JParsons's post in the thread SBO 22 - Solomon's new groove - Scratch Build.

    So my Stewmac order finally arrived. Only 5 weeks in transit... All that waiting for 10 clay dots. I thought about moving on and using...

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  14. BishopJP liked GMC's post in the thread SBO 2022 - GMC Basses #9: Back to the beginning.

    It's been a bit frantic here over the last few days. Anyhow...I dimensioned the new nut. Then I started the carving process. I did a...

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  15. BishopJP liked bas_anton's post in the thread SBO 2022 - A monstrous fretboard.

    Four coats of true oil. Now I will let it cure for a week. Before fine sanding and (hopefully) last coat. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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