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Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by imploration, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. DrASATele

    DrASATele Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 6, 2012
    North of Boston
    Wow, that's an awesome guitar! love the walnut!
     
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  2. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire

    That's a great-looking guitar. I think you'd do well to take a C-note out of the money you saved making the body and neck yourself, and buy a strap that really complements it. If that wood were on your dashboard, you'd want leather all around it.
     
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  3. JamGuy541

    JamGuy541 TDPRI Member

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    Wow, Great job with that... beautiful!
     
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  5. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Sep 19, 2010
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    Thank you SO much DrASATele Much appreciation!
     
  6. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    I agree! That was just a strap I had so I used it, but leather would be a perfect compliment. Great call and thanks for your message!!!!
     
  7. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Thanks so much, JamGuy541! I appreciate it BIG TIME!!!
     
  8. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    Adam, having just finished a walnut guitar myself, I can really appreciate yours! You did a spectacular job on it. It's just exactly right. Gorgeous!
     
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  9. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Midwest
    Here are a few more pics of the guitar, for those who'd like to see just how sensational this block of wood is. Hope you'all enjoy them!:)

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    I made the neck plate too, out of 14 gauge 304 stainless. Got a little scratched up kicking around the shop during the build, but I'm happy with it:)
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    The burl on the sides is truly magnificent! I spent A LOT of time, fine sanding in one direction to really bring it out. Very proud, to say the least:)
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    My signature aluminum input jack, with vintage round head, slotted blued screws. I've made a few of these now and I love'em. I thank Paul Bigsby for the inspiration to make every part possible:)
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    Everyone's comments and support have been so wonderful, thank you'all so much!!!
     
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  10. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Thank you so much, R. Stratenstein!!! I've been a huge fan of yours for such a long time! Means a whole lot coming from you! I'm so appreciative!!!:)
     
  11. Chicago Matt

    Chicago Matt Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 23, 2014
    Woodstock
    Beautiful, beautiful work! You are an artist. How much does it weigh?
     
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  12. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Sep 19, 2010
    Midwest
    Will you post a link to your Walnut Guitar Build?!!!
     
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  13. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Hey Chicago Matt! Thanks so much for the compliment!!! I'm actually not sure of the weight yet, I need to get a scale. I will say that when I was building it I thought it was going to weigh heaps, but it actually isn't bad at all! If I had to guess, I'd say in the 8-9lbs range. When I get a more accurate weight I'll post it. Thanks!!!
     
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  14. telechadster

    telechadster Tele-Meister

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    Vancouver
    Gorgeous!! I love that neck!
     
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  15. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Thanks so much, telechadster! The neck plays like a dream! really appreciate you taking a look and your comment!!!
     
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  16. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    Wow!
    I love the figuring, binding and craftsmanship!
    Is it a one piece body?
    Bravo!
     
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  17. Lake Placid Blue

    Lake Placid Blue Tele-Afflicted

    Sep 24, 2016
    California
    These are the pictures you asked for. Sorry they're not that great. But I love the wood grain.

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    USA Professional Tele[​IMG]
    Squier 72 Thinline[​IMG]
     
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  18. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Hi Brookdalebill, Thanks so much!!! It is a one piece body! If you go through the feed you'll see a pic of the slab I used for it. Thanks for inquiring!!!
     
  19. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Those are ALL AWESOME!!!!!!!! You're a lucky man, thank you so much for posting pics!!! I love'em!!!
     
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  20. Lake Placid Blue

    Lake Placid Blue Tele-Afflicted

    Sep 24, 2016
    California
    Thank you. I'm grateful to have them. You're lucky to have the skills to make your own.
     
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  21. imploration

    imploration Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Sep 19, 2010
    Midwest
    Thank you, bud!
     
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