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What's on your workbench today?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by guitarbuilder, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. Meteorman

    Meteorman Tele-Holic

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    Dec 23, 2012
    State College PA
    thanks to Rob Barncaster for the clean hot A3 bridge pickup.
    Tone circuit is switchable btw traditional tele and 50's Les Paul (Fezz Parka).

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  2. trapdoor2

    trapdoor2 Tele-Meister

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    Feb 23, 2018
    Nawth Alabama
    LOL, I didn't know they existed...thank you!
     
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  3. Clint Walker

    Clint Walker Tele-Meister

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    Jan 4, 2013
    Killeen, Texas
    gettin' close to assembly time...just had to take a mock-up pic...
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  4. Jerry Lee

    Jerry Lee Tele-Afflicted

    May 29, 2011
    La Crescenta, CA
    Various necks in various stages of completion.
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    And a 2 string bass body.
     
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  5. guitarmikey

    guitarmikey Tele-Holic

    775
    Dec 30, 2012
    Bucharest
    yeah...
     

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  6. Finished building and ready for setup with a sweet set of Lawrence Microcoils 1531081236891.jpg 1531081244133.jpg 1531081264955.jpg 1531081268024.jpg 1531081301097.jpg 1531081306579.jpg 1531081349895.jpg
     
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  7. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity

    Let’s hear it!
     

  8. adamnewtonguitar

    adamnewtonguitar TDPRI Member

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    Sep 27, 2016
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  9. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Afflicted

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    May 15, 2017
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Great work eallen. Love that subtle looking pg.
     
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  10. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    Yeah! And you beat the blue guitar curse! :cool:
     
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  11. , I still have the time and ability to mess it up somehow before it gets to its home!
     
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  12. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    Found this at a garage sale the other day and may have to make a body for it. I'm guessing it is mid to late 70's and one of the earliest aftermarket tele necks that were made. Pre Warmoth. EVH's Frankenstein was a boogie body and neck IIRC.



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    http://blog.warmoth.com/2016/04/14/origin-of-warmoth-turtle/
     
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  13. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    51
    May 15, 2017
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Just had a closer look at this. What's the scrolled hs neck for?
     

  14. Jerry Lee

    Jerry Lee Tele-Afflicted

    May 29, 2011
    La Crescenta, CA

    Looks like I am going to have to wind a pickup for the 2 string bass build so I dug out my old-school pickup winder that I put together a while back. Still has some bugs to work out but I like home made Leo Fender style of it.
     

  15. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity


  16. guitarmikey

    guitarmikey Tele-Holic

    775
    Dec 30, 2012
    Bucharest
    Revitalising an old Squire... to sparkling blue.
     

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  17. Zepfan

    Zepfan Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 30, 2013
    Horn Lake, MS
    Got 5 big bowls of peaches I picked off my tree today.:)
     

  18. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    Steady, steady there old boy, musn’t lose your nerve at this late stage!
     
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  19. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.
    Better than an old Playboy with Barbi Benton, ain’t it?
     

  20. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity

    That’s a close one Rick!
     
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