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
I've already done a dry-run assembly. So - now that the body has been finished and polished, piecing my JagStang build together again should be an absolute breeze...
So much to catch up on... Next up - polishing the nitro finish coat on my Warmoth JagStang body. I'm looking for a simplified process to save time, and to help prevent rubbing through the thin lacquer coats.
A set of new, genuine Fender Jaguar shielding plates seems to be an impossible find here in the UK. Additionally - high shipping costs and import taxes means it's not exactly economical to specially ship sets in from the USA. So - why not make a set, myself, from scratch?
Last push to clearcoat my JagStang body, before I take a few weeks enforced lay off...
Another body prep job to fit in before the weekend. This time - spraying a Sonic Blue nitro paint job, onto my Warmoth JagStang body.
With a lay-off fast approaching - I need to push on with a few spray painting jobs, so they can cure in the meanwhile. First-off - I'm priming the Warmoth JagStang body, ready for it's Sonic Blue, nitro colour coat
Sealing an alder wood body for my JagStang build. As always - the best-looking finishes rely on proper preparation
Stringing, and setting up my DIY replica, Wilko Johnson Fender Telecaster. Do heavier-than-usual strings make a difference?