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1956 Telecaster build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by preeb, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. ndcaster

    ndcaster Friend of Leo's

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    outstanding thread and craftsmanship

    I read it cover to cover, couldn't put it down

    Gil, would a 1966 Tele differ substantially from this?
     

  2. preeb

    preeb Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    Sep 10, 2008
    Sonoran Desert
    When pin routing, the template is always attached to the opposite side.
    The template is attached to the back to be followed by the table pin while the cutter is routing from above.
     

  3. David Barnett

    David Barnett Poster Extraordinaire

    A '66 would have threaded steel bridge saddles, a 3-ply white-black-white pickguard held on with eight phillips-head screws, and the neck would have a rosewood veneer fingerboard with no skunk stripe. They were optionally available with a maple-cap fingerboard, still with no skunk stripe. Either way, the headstock decal would have the "transition" logo.
     

  4. devoewoolf

    devoewoolf TDPRI Member

    Age:
    63
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    Apr 12, 2008
    Salt lake Cty,Utah
    what happened ?

    I must have missed something ,no new brain food from the master whats up?
     

  5. RPKennedy

    RPKennedy NEW MEMBER!

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    Dec 12, 2015
    Waukesha, WI
    Just discovered this thread when surfing the Net for Tele builds.
    Also just realized this is the Gil Yaron that has built (a couple?) of Les Paul - ish guitars for Pete Thorn.
    I have a whole new appreciation.
     

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