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Old March 3rd, 2013, 09:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How to route a telecaster?

Hey guys, ive wanted a tele for a while, but i haven't found one yet that is perfect for me, for a good price. So, ive also wanted to build a guitar for a while, so i think i will merge the too. I will probably make it from basswood or alder. I have the blue prints for it. One thing i cant figure out though, is how to route the tunnels for the wiring from the pickups. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old March 3rd, 2013, 09:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wiring from the neck pickup: long drill bit, drill from the neck pocket. From the bridge: a suitable drill bit.
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 09:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ahh. Alright. For the bridge pup, would i drill at an angle to the control cavity? (Im new to the teles. Ive hung around Strat-Talk for a while, and know those pretty well.)
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Just be sure to hit the control cavity:-) I tend to use the same long drill bit for both wire channels while I'm at it. But as always while working with any kind of power tools, be careful.
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 09:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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perhaps post #35 will help,,, and You have mail..

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Nice, Ron! A picture's worth more, etc:-)
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 10:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Thank you guys a lot.

And Ron, that will help me out a lot. Thank you very much.
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