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JP Les Paul makeover

2404noah

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Hi guys!
About 6 weeks ago I asked for help finding someone who could
do a superb makeover on my Jimmy Page authentic series..

Anyway I got in contact with Florian Jäger from Germany.
Check out www.jaegerguitars.com for more info..
His work looks GREAT and I was pleaced when he told me he could take my guitar right away..
The makeover in short:
full body refin. with nitro laquer, weather checking plus a faded burst.. JP style..
Reshape the maplecap to vintage topcarve contours.
Replace the board with brazilian rosewood.
Vintage inlays..
Replace the plastic nut with a bone nut.
Remove the trussrod condom..
Restamp the COA on the headstock
Hmmm.. I think that's it...

And today he sent me the first picture of the makeover process..
JPP611.jpg
 
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MIKE20

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Florian does incredible work.

Can't wait to see the finished JP...
 

StSpider

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That guy is awesome, I'm more into his work every day that passes.
 

Scarab

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It will look great, can't wait to see how it ends. I would like to send him my R4.
 
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sidekick

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Step 1:The hardware is removed..
Next move will be the strip..

It will be interesting watching your updates on Florian's excellent, (future) work.

Some folks here will still think the guitar looks fine with the existing refinished top... But we know you cannot 'live with it'.
 

2404noah

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Hi again guys
More pics from Florian.. Back is stripped.. the soft laquer is off, as he he told me..
JPP611009.jpg
 
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Wookie

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Ah, looks like a German workshop. EVERYTHING neatly in it's place and clean and orderly.
 

mike1100r

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oha,
someone asked for the total "bavarian tuning" package.

can´t wait to see the final beauty.

MIKE
 

cryptozoo

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Wow, so Florian only has a six-week backlog? That's awesome, he does great work.
 

buyusfear

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Beautiful work Florain!

I really like the workbench, it's like a piece of art. I may have to "borrow" some ideas for my workbench.
 

jaegerguitars

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Beautiful work Florain!

I really like the workbench, it's like a piece of art. I may have to "borrow" some ideas for my workbench.

Anytime! You´re very welcome. The front is a veneer of macassar ebony, the drawers indian ebony. No brazilian; I need this for other jobs
:peace2
 

StSpider

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Cool to see that you navigate the forum as well. Keep up the good work!
 

L.A.Man

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What type of top is this? Is it riftsawn?

I love the detail, and vertical grain, was wondering what particular cut of wood it may be?
 

cherrick

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What are Jaegerguitars thoughts about that tail piece location?
 
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