A new guitar for my neighbor

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by TRexF16, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    Any other houses available in your neighborhood? Very nice job.
     
  2. 2blue2

    2blue2 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Another reclaimed beauty.
    i just love it.
     
  3. Silverwhoosh

    Silverwhoosh TDPRI Member

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    Thanks so much for this; you have helped immensely! I also reverse the plate on my tele's; much harder to hit the selector switch accidentally, don't you think?! ;-)

    Anyway, thanks again but above all else, come home safe!

     
  4. Rock-Ola

    Rock-Ola Tele-Meister

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    I flip mine too. If it's good enough for Bill Kirchen, it's good enough for me.

     
  5. john_t

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    I'll revive this thread instead of hijacking another one. This doug fir guitar is amazing. The wood grain on the body and the neck are both phenomenal. I live in an 18th c. house. I am tempted to go up to the attic and pull some of those old floor boards for a Tele build. Maybe next winter :)
     
  6. mistermikev

    mistermikev Tele-Holic

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    love me some wood porn and it doesn't get much better. that is just a beautiful build and a nice story. makes me want to meet my neighbors... but last time that didn't go well!
     
  7. TRexF16

    TRexF16 Friend of Leo's

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    How thick are those floor boards? I'd be surprised if any floor boards are thick enough without laminating them together. But there's nothing wrong with doing that, if the joints are tight and pretty.
    Speaking of reclaimed wood, I still haven't made any guitar bodies from this great wood score but may try to get one made in time to take it back up to Montana this fall to show the man who gave it to me.
    http://www.tdpri.com/threads/new-wood-fantastic-old-growth-red-douglas-fir.680507/
     
  8. john_t

    john_t Tele-Meister

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    I'll check later, probably only 3/4"-1" thick. But they are wide, ranging 12-24". Also have a couple of old timber beams that are floating around in the basement. I may cut through them to see what the grain looks like. So much to do, so little time (and also equipment, in my case).
     
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