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Rocknroller912
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Some time ago I was asked to build a Tele style for a friend of a friend. He wanted specific natural wood body finish and C profile neck. It was all new to me so I asked him to buy all the hardware. 
Tried Danish oil but it didn’t work well with this wood which I think is Sapele. It was a gift 30 years ago so about time it was used for something. Then I noticed Eze Oil from David Dyke Luthier Supplies which I like (not getting a fee by the way) it dries fast and doesn’t smell. 
Test fitting all the metal before final wood finishing. 
I like to drill the tuner holes undersize and ream them out as the bushes are a press fit and it makes them very tight. Lining up the tuners to drill pilot holes for the fixing screws.

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7BB58638 041A 41E1 8385 7839A28371B6
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7959FDBB F2ED 4AD1 ACB5 A59B5BFC2A5B

 

 

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That looks like a nice piece of timber there Bill - should really pop when you get the oil on it.

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