1964 Gibson SG Junior restoration

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Jim Goad
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Re: 1964 Gibson SG Junior restoration

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Getting there.
Gone down the rabbit hole of lightly ageing stuff. I’m not into relic stuff but the new logo looked far too new so I’ve roughed it up a little to match all the old bits.
Just need to spray clear on the headstock now.
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It's like an orange on a toothpick
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^ Looking solid, Jim! As Willie Nelson would say, time will take care of the rest, so just leave time alone…
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Work slowed down on this as I’ve had lots of paid work on, an infected knee and the weather has been shit for spraying nitro. On close inspection after curing, I wasn’t happy with the clear coats I’d applied. A bit uneven on the back and still some rough metallic inside the horns so I’ve flat sanded and will spray the clear again once the weather improves.
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Looking good. Great job. This thing is going to look fantastic when it's done!
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Re: 1964 Gibson SG Junior restoration

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I've loved checking in on the updates on this. Thanks for sharing with us man, it's really coming together. Top work
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Thanks. The weather looks good next week so I’m planning to finish spraying. I just want to play her again because it’s my favourite guitar.
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Perfect!

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Spraying done! Hard to capture the colour in a pic.
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Looks sweet, Jim! And bonus points for not having underwear drying on the line behind it.
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As well as the quality of the work, your patience to get it right is admirable!
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