Gibson LP total makeover

Gibson LP Makeover

Coming from across the big pond, this bass was going to be something completely different! Something that was not just a small job…

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Original bass.

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very little screening. Doesnt help much from RF.

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original routings for pickups.

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Deleting holes

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plugged

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this bass had frets sticking out.

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done, now polishing

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This is where the real skills comes in. Scraping the fretboard flush to the neck. The slightest mistake and you can feel it.

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rosewood ready for glueing

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Attention to detail. Always.. Since the customer wanted the old feel of the neck there was no finishing, just a wash coat wipe.

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bridge assembly. separate cool string anchors

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bottom planed for maximum stability

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and radiussed

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Rosewood cut out and laminated

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Ready for edge routing

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Hipshot ultralite mounted

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Plate routed and drilled ready for assembly.

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Battery compartment.

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Pickups made and mounted. Electronics assembly.

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Done! 🙂

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Turned out good! The job description was to turn it into something unique and special

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ebony knobs

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switches mounted inside cavity.

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