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How to Make Your Nice in Real Wood Custom Pickguard & Truss Rod/pots/switch Covers, according to your taste & Guitar Color Style,

Almost for nothing ?

 

 

Here's the sample of the Color & Wood type you could found:

http://www.grandriverflooring.ca/flooring-samples/hickory

 

Society who install Hardwood Flooring, always have some "little" cutted parts of the wood useless for them after every installation, just kindly ask.

 

Gibson Style Bell Shaped Truss Rod Cover - 'Les Paul' Oak:

http://s16.postimg.org/9eyclxvbp/IMG_0172.jpg

 

 

 

 

In real it looks better Tru-oil finished & polished.

I've photoshoped the LP headstock logo as i wanted a very thin font.

It's not a decal, it's direct printed on wood (with the help of a printer cd tray).

 

 

how to: Once you've got your wood Cut your piece larger than your Pickguard or Truss Rod Cover).

cut it by half (to make it thinner), sandpaper (on a table, the floor or a flat surface) the invisible side to make it flat.

 

Cut* at the shape of your old plastic Pickguard & Truss Rod Cover tracing on the wood with the old as model (or make a different one).

 

*I've use a dremel with the little sanding drum & a very little flat files around the screw & the 2 ears.

 

Finish by hand sanding (this will bevel the external shape).

 

Now you've got a very nice Pickguard & Truss Rod Cover for nothing & scratch resistant as most of them are factory treated with one kind of very resistant & invisible resin.

 

Won't work for Large Pickguards without gluing 2 pieces (such as Stratocaster).

 

Could also be a good support for real inlay practicing.

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