Drilling my H/H Jaguar body for a tremolo. Ensuring the tremolo and neck are fitted straight and true.
Prepping a two-piece, alder, "reissue" style Jaguar body - ready for spraying a candy apple red, nitro lacquer paint job
It's going to be tough to exactly colour match the finish on my Fender body - but I should be able to get reasonably close...
I didn't like this decal from the off. I'm pretty sure it isn't right for a '66 - but I don't like the look of it anyway.
Experiments in fucking up a nice, new, shiny guitar body. Full marks for spotting the Mescaleros reference in the post title, by the way. (From 1999's, "Rock Art and the X-Ray Style").
Having spent most of my time trying to make the best job out of everything - eliminating every stray bit of dust, polishing bits until they shine - I now look forward to taking shiny, new parts and letting go a bit. No more Mr. Nice Luthier.