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作者: Hendrix    時間: 2017-7-20 10:56     標題: My first Roasted Ash body and Bocote Neck

My first Roasted Ash body and Bocote Neck

Received the beautiful Roasted Ash body , ex lightweight.








Really like the wood grain look, inspired by this

Jack Daniels Barrel Top Guitar
https://youtu.be/2wASuVY9hm0
[youtube]2wASuVY9hm0[/youtube]

Thinking it would be cool to make it like aged raw wood with some metal rusted look. with this idea, just find a Bocote neck with wood grain to match on 20% off Screamin' Deals, so I order it.





作者: Hendrix    時間: 2017-7-20 11:02

One PS design  idea, need test to find out is the rusted effect paint can achieve this





作者: Hendrix    時間: 2017-7-25 22:06

rusted effect test, as Roasted Ash can turn quite a dark brown, I mainly use a dark brown wood for teasing, but also with some light colors wood.



Test with black iron / brown red copper/ golden copper



Add chemical rusted catalyst.



After chemical rusted catalyst.





作者: Hendrix    時間: 2017-8-12 22:14

I just pass by a guitar shop , find a fender master build with weathered aluminum pickguards look quite nice.

I thinking made a engraved aluminum pickguards with  weathered finish.

I planing to filling dark sunken wood grain with silvery color , and other part iron rusted effect.

  

here is how it look with the neck

  

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作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-2-10 13:32

连琴颈也选择了配合木纹的 Bocote Neck  









然后做了些木头金属锈的测试。

最开始想用铜锈 :



rusted effect test, as Roasted Ash can turn quite a dark brown, I mainly use a dark brown wood for teasing, but also with some light colors wood.



Test with black iron / brown red copper/ golden copper



Add chemical rusted catalyst.



After chemical rusted catalyst.






后来觉得铁锈更适合本身深咖啡色的琴体,但深咖啡色上木纹不清楚,就搞个反转色吧,把木纹搞成浅色的银色,其他部分铁锈色。

配合银色就又搞了个雕刻金色的铝合金护板。

配合木纹的主题,用森林做背景,用我在北海道近俄国海拍的白尾海雕的鸟类摄影,改成的线稿做主题。





测试件









雕的过程










Some progress photo :

测试把木纹搞成浅色的银色,其他部分铁锈色。




Sand off the testing area. 打磨高把位圆弧位。












加点 502 强化螺丝孔。
Add some super glues to reinforce the holes.




















Need more hand selection sanding






作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-2-10 13:33

World weather getting crazy, 2 windstorm in USA , and we have typhoon nearly every weeks here , put my daytime project in delete and it near the deadline now , so not time to made much progress in the factory , only done some hand selecting area sanding . And some bad luck, as too many typhoon , air get hight humidity , when there are sun I put the the body outdoor under the sun , but a suddenly rain made it even more wet , so I need to buy a drying cabinet to dry it now .








作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-2-10 13:35

after more sanding. 打磨之後







Paint base coat of wood finish , 上透明底漆






After it dry, applying black iron paste , 底漆乾後,上鐵鏽反應黑漿







After black iron paste dry, sanding it flat  鐵鏽反應黑漿乾後,在打磨平












Add chemical rusted catalyst. 再上生鏽催化液



After chemical rusted catalyst working and dry. 生鏽反應完乾後




more hand selection sanding , 再細微的位置打磨一下,更有多手模的地方被磨花做舊的感覺。





applying final matte satin finish。最後的啞光保護漆



After final matte satin finish 上完啞光保護漆後深色了些。








作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-7 23:36

Neck work and fret dressing

Before


fret dressing


After fret dressing





Before




After










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作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-8 01:33

Rounding edge of Pick guard.










Pick guard look too new and sunny



aging Pick guard  












作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-8 01:37

Knobs choose








作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-8 01:44

More metallic touching on body








作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-9 23:58

Knobs choose








作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-10 22:45

Knobs I going for the first one, as the silver and brown color match up the whole looks.

Next step is needed traces back all the black line washed out by  aging Pick guard chemicals



Then sanding the hardware prepared for rusty relic look.












[ Last edited by Hendrix at 2018-4-10 22:48 ]
作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-12 23:23

wiring before  rusty relic work





Easy to reconnecting body and Pick guard wiring.



作者: Hendrix    時間: 2018-4-13 00:03

Covering pick-guard using countersunk allen key wood screws ( not easy to find ) as I like that metal look matchups with aluminum pick-guard.


Before rusty relic work


Steps by step rusty relic work



















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