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1959 ES-335TD proto build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by preeb, May 3, 2011.

  1. telemcCaster

    telemcCaster Tele-Holic

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    Thank you, and I am sure Gil says thanks too.

    Yes, just one press for top/back since it is symmetrical. And the 330 is identical. Interestingly the 330 is the first designed double cut Gibson made. If you notice it looks more "perfect". Look where the bridge lines up. Notice on the 330 that the bridge lines up with the "knicks" just like a stadivari violin.
     

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  2. telemcCaster

    telemcCaster Tele-Holic

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    Thanks, it is really comfortable to play.
     

  3. preeb

    preeb Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    Out of the oven.. a 59 in Cherry stain.
    Will get a relic treatment soon.

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  4. jipp

    jipp Friend of Leo's

    ohh, yay i get to see all of this new girl.. wow, what a looker. i like my Sheraton II.. can only imagine how much fun this one would be too. thanks for sharing..


    chris.

    p.s

    the new bone sure sticks out of the litter. it says look at me!!
     

  5. mlongano

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    Beautiful work, Gil.
     

  6. JackDTele

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    That Cherry Red one looks amazing!!
     

  7. preeb

    preeb Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    Thanks. She's beautiful indeed.
     

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  9. telemcCaster

    telemcCaster Tele-Holic

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    Nice! Congrats Gill.
    White strap buttons too. And a nice low neck angle... somebody is lucky.
     

  10. loopy reed

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    Totally would
     

  11. alexcoupe

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    Probee your 335 looks mine 86 Maison.


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  12. '59_Standard

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    Your pics are too big when the thread loads Mr. Coupe.
     

  13. jcw

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    Great thread. Stumbled upon the 59 Les Paul build thread 3 weeks ago, still not finished with it yet, and came across this one as well. What an incredible journey - thanks so kuch for sharing, gentlemen.
     

  14. telemcCaster

    telemcCaster Tele-Holic

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    You are very welcome.

    I am trying to talk Gil into making a Crest.
     

  15. telemcCaster

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  17. preeb

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    What's a Crest?
     

  18. telemcCaster

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    Can you see the picture Gil? It's a 335 shape made with Brazilian Rosewood veneers. It would probably sound better if it was built like a 335 because I believe the crest is hollow.
     

  19. preeb

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    Not sure I understand :confused:
     

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