JonnyC Posted September 16, 2005 Report Share Posted September 16, 2005 Hi all. I've got an old guitar (Washburn Hawk or Falcon i believe) i've had for quite a long while now and it's in much need for some tlc. It's solid mahogany neck/body and played like no other when it was in some sort of fit state. Just wondering if you guys think it's even worth it? The guitar holds a lot of sentimental value to me so i'd love to restore it, originally the guitar was right handed and many moons ago my father and i attempted to convert it to suit me, a left hooker As you can see neither of us had much knowledge about guitar craftmenship, nor the tools for the job. I was 14 at the time though, i think my old man only stepped in cuz he had visions of me taking a finger off :s Anyhow, a lots changed in my life since then and i wanna give this a shot. First off if you look at the pictures its in a pretty bad way, you'll also notice a slight fracture to the neck. I personally don't think it's anything to drastic as its not gone right through or anything, still feels solid as a rock. Also you'll notice on the back of the body the old cavity when it was right handed was filled with a lump of mahogany. I basically need to strip everything. I really wanna do a professional job of this, smooth it right out with some sort of filler. Maybe even veneer the top? Was also thinking of putting some fancy inlays in too as the old ones are shot to **** Any suggestions would be very much appreciated. JonnyC Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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