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pictures / 2008 / 2008-12-07
Seymour, TN
Historic Makeovers Cellulose Nitrate Les Paul Inlay Install





New inlays side by side with the old



Sharp point of the new inlays vs. rounded points of the old ones

...about to get started

The first inlay...

...and the first hole

Inlay removed

removing inlay adhesive

glue mostly removed

cleaned route

Using an x-acto chisel to sharpen the corners of the route for the new inlays

supergluing the route

new inlay set in place

radiusing



new v. old





all inlays installed and radiused



drop filled with CA glue

more drop filling

filled, scraped and sanded

finished and Fret Doctored

aftermath







getting ready to age inlays using HM dye

yellowed inlay next to a plain one







done!

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