Done! I'm leaving the pickguard & pickup plastic on until I get the action & intonation set up, but it already sounds great! It's set up for high...
I'm making two Ukes simultaneously; after my friend found out I was making the SG, he asked me to make an acoustic version for his daughter's...
Thanks. Yeah, I don't sand between clear coats; I just pile it on, then sand back through different paper grades to a flat finish around...
After a few weeks of curing, then wet sanding to 1500, I polished the SG uke today. It turned out pretty well, but I have a couple of spots I'll...
Thanks Girl_Rock. I've had many Gibson SGs, and Cherry red is the ONLY color in my opinion, no matter what Tony Iommi says!
Control cavity cover:
Don't worry Peter, it will turn out fine.
I put a total of 8 coats of clear lacquer on it over the last few days; now some down time while it cures.
Headstock painted black:
Thanks 515. And just for fun:
Life/work is the most important stuff. Just post when you get started again; I'm interested in your progress.
I just had to mock it up next to my '64:
Got the grain filler applied yesterday, then sanded it this morning and applied the transparent cherry lacquer. Next comes many coats of clear...
Hey DrBGood, do you still have that Epi '61 SG Special Reissue?
Hey 515, I haven't heard from you in a while. How's the SG coming along?
Maybe! It just makes me smile working on it.
Neck glued in, fret board taped off, and Behlen vinyl sealer applied. Next step is grain filling with Behlen Pore-O-Pac, a nasty job, but it will...
Here's a mock up so far:
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