Trujo Conversion Workpage
Convert plectrum neck to 5 string (All joinery and assembly by
Finish to match
Reset inlay to be flush
Excellent wood grafting ,
binding job by Mark, now I cant screw up!
Dark Mission Brown is the
Cleaned the binding to show the marquetry
All coats added, not to
dress up the peghead
Will detail paint where
the saw got a little close
After clear coats, looking
Cured and ready to buff
Cleaning finish from tuner
Cork is still in, but
trimmed loosed from the finish, it can be pulled easily now
Polish, then wax
I made a nut from
unbleached bone because it is more durable, and it will ride
along on the neck for Mark to dial in
OK, last Wax and ready to
wrap in butcher paper and get her shipped on off.
I hope she passes muster
Mark got it assembled and sent me some shots.
The "Dark Mission Brown" is certainly not as brown as the
resonator I see.
Its red highlights on the maple neck sure stand out in the
Of course my thoughts lead me to ........
Love the black buttons.
Here is a You Tube of Mark bearing down on it, I was thrilled to
hear it as a 5 string.
Thanks for watching