Prepping a two-piece, alder, "reissue" style Jaguar body - ready for spraying a candy apple red, nitro lacquer paint job
Filling a few minor "pinholes", tinting and toning the colour coat, and applying a final clear gloss lacquer topcoat on a white blonde "Mary Kaye" type nitro finish.
I've had a while to rethink my original plans for this Jaguar, and instead of a "natural", shellacked finish - I'm going to spray a "white blonde" nitro finish instead.
More essential body prep, before the enforced lay-off for my upcoming eye op. This time it's sealing and fine sanding an Ash Jaguar body.
Sealing an alder wood body for my JagStang build. As always - the best-looking finishes rely on proper preparation
Time goes by so slow... or so it seems sometimes. Obviously - some projects take time to assemble a sort of "critical mass" of componentry. Working with Fender parts can be a time-consuming thing for us "Limeys" - what with waiting for shipping and the inevitable customs clearances. Plus - I have to spin on a limited budget. Nevertheless - bits for the JagStang are beginning to roll in...