• 200415November

    Dig the archives (and weep)

    I started this project to celebrate my 50th year and do something definitive with all those years of experience. Then it became obvious that I needed to explain what exactly that experience was.

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  • 200412November

    Nuts held by UPS!!!

    I bought my nuts and files from Warmoth in the States, who previously supplied the body, neck and bridge for my guitar.

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  • 200410November

    50th Anniversary Headstock

    I've added a couple more coats of cellulose after the rubbing and levelling a few days ago, just to make sure I don't cut through when it comes to the final smoothing and polishing.

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  • 200409November

    Please see my lawyer

    So, the project will mean writing, recording and publishing songs...

    The question remains, how do I distribute the material without some shifty bastard coming along and ripping me off?

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  • 200408November

    Feel the Love (don't stop)

    Writing the bio has been educational, not to say traumatic.

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  • 200406November

    Nitro-cellulose - Mmmmmm

    Rather than the usual method of using decals on the headstock of the guitar, I used a 'rubdown' - which is the same technology that Letraset originally built their fortune on.

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  • 200406November

    To do to do to dey

    Time creeps on apace etc...

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  • 200405November

    Jazzrascals go down easy

    Having said in the bio that the Jazzrascals site didn't conform to the usual accessibility expectations, I realised it was time to do something about it. So I've done a quick rebuild.

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  • 200403November

    Confirmed - I hate soldering guitars

    I managed to suss out what was wrong with the wiring in the guitar. One wire soldered to the wrong tag on a pot. It worked fine, just not quite the way I wanted it to.

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  • 200402November

    The web site is ready

    I've said what I need to say - the project should be clear enough now.

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