|There is always a great deal of
anxiety when you get close to finishing a project. This one was particularly rough
because it had been "in progress" for so long. Remember -- the natural
tendency is to start rushing when you get close to finishing. Don't let yourself get
|We initially wet sanded using 400 grit paper,
then worked up through 600, 1000, and 2000. The key here is to get the body as
smooth and uniformly flat as possible before buffing. You'll see the body getting
reflective even though you have scratches.
We used 3M Finesse-It II and our Wal-Mart buffer. Judge the results below. Click on any of these photos to see a full-sized version.
|Now that the guitar looks really
shiny and pretty, it is time to put it all back together. You can't believe how
reflective the paint is. It looks like we are getting the hang of it. By the
way...the Corvette is a 1981 model we acquired way back in 1991.
Click on the Page 3 link below to see shots of the completed guitar!
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