"I’m glad you’re already evolving towards advanced techniques like scarf joints & frets? better to use the right saw, frets could pop up if the blade is too wide for the fret tangs? Check the width of the fret tang against the blades…"
"Good idea. I already ordered the Med. Med. fret wire. I will try to use the files I have. Although the dressing file looks like something I will need. I have the scarf joint drying. I don't have a fret saw,…"
"Very pretty indeed!
I notice you've not only adjusted your bridge for intonation, but you've also placed your string anchors so that the higher strings have successively longer placement. Might I ask where you found the information on…"
"Yeah, I could see you had darker fret lines where there would typically be a fret marker, that's a cool idea. Personally I think linseed oil is a good option for you - take a look at Youtube videos etc of guys using it on gunstocks. …"
"I was wondering about what to put on it, i'll try the linseed oil. Or which would be better tung or linseed oil? It's hard to see but I used a wood burner on the the 3,5,7,9, 12. Today I'm gonna try my hand at…"
"You have learned well grasshopper!! Seriously, that's a great looking piece of work, far prettier than my first one.
Is that a walnut neck? Some linseed or tung oil will be great on that if you want to finish it (just need to be…"
Welcome to the nation Bill, get on over to the Resources tab for tons of build & play info? I’m sure you’re already aware of Glenn Watt & Del Puckett on YouTube? Join some groups n make some noise, we’re here for ya’, here’s something that might help you build your 1st one, cheers :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8&t=16s