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Cool,just reading your blog and it seems to me that this is going to become very addictive (don't tell the wife lol).
As for prepping the body do I need to just sand the body or is there other steps I need to take?
And would I need to grain filler the veneer before I dye it?
Hi, DazzI think the blue bottle PVA should work just fine. For the SG, I used no grain filler. I finish sanded it, applied the dye and then applied a 4-5 coats of polyurethane varnish un-thinned. I let it properly dry and then wet sanded it with 600 wet n dry to 'flatten' it. Be very careful not to go through to the wood though, otherwise it will sand off your dye! I then applied a number of coats of varnish, thinned by 30% white spirits, wiped on with a microfibre cloth, lightly wet sanded with 1000 grit wet n dry every 3-4 coats.Final wet sandings at 2000 grit wet n dry. Then final wipe on of varnish, let it dry thoroughly (1-2 weeks), then final polish with brown wrapping paper (yes - really!)Ref your body sanding, I would just take the sharp corner off with some sandpaper wrapped round anything to hand (bit of scrap 20mmx20mm strip? I even used an old PC mouse once - it has a flat side and a curved side!There are 7 parts to the veneering blog on the link I gave above, all dating back to Jan 2014. Shout if you can't find them and I'll post the individual linksAndy