N.O.T. Posted June 19, 2010 Report Share Posted June 19, 2010 (edited) I thought I would add to the list of recent introductions. I have lurked around the forum for about a year and decided it was time to commit to actually participating. The tips/tricks, reference guides, and how-to's have been very helpful to me in my first build from scratch. That being said I still managed to missed on a critical measurement or two and ended up with a very nice looking and expensive "learning experience". In time I will get around to fixing that problem, but I've decided to set it aside for now. For my second project, I have decided to start with something a little less challenging than a ground-up build and am refinishing/customizing an Epiphone SG-400 that I got for next to nothing. My son loves the SG's so if this works out it will be his graduation present from High School. That gives me about a year to get it right! First accomplishment - successfully repaired the broken headstock. It was a really clean break with a lot of surface area, so the most difficult thing was practicing with the hide glue on scrap wood. Second accomplishment - body is stripped of hardware and body is 3/4 sanded. Now I have to figure out how to put my vision into reality! My plan is to do something like this only in black and a Bulldog logo. http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d163/Yet...;current=SG.jpg Thanks for reading and I look forward to reading about everyone's projects (and pick up some critical knowledge along the way). Edited June 19, 2010 by N.O.T. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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