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    Goodfellas

    Brilliant movie imo. Still have my own copy - need to watch it again now! :D
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    Blond Tele Build is Complete (Success!)

    Sah-weeeet dude! That is one mighty fine looking guitar. Fantastic job you’ve done there. I’d love to hear it - especially with that Strat neck pup, as I’ve been tinkering with a similar combination for ages on a long stalled project.
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    My last name is Cash, I live in Texas, I think I need a tele!!!

    Welcome to TDPRI. Sounds like a good plan you have in your head. You may want to head over to the Tele Home Depot sub forum in here. Or perhaps the Partscasters and other T-types forum. That’s where all the builders and assemblers hang out. You should get a ton of good info at either of those.
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    Almost finished

    I’ve got the exact same control plate with matching bridge. Thought they looked cool in the pictures when I bought them, but have never felt the vibe to use them on anything since I got them. Thought they’d look best on either a straight black or white guitar, but that didn’t float my boat either.
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    Advice on an old build i messed up. Might just have to keep it.

    Dude - I love the body and hs shapes. Very sleek and ultra cool!
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    NGD .... OMG, It's the Paranormal!

    Good score. That is one nice looking guitar. Congrats
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    1959 replica Les Paul build - my take with modern engineering

    This is one very cool and interesting thread. As I said, all the high tech stuff is way over my head, but watching the process is fascinating. FB looks great, as does the first stage of that neck.
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    24.75” Tele love!

    Wow, yes - me too! I’m loving that! Never seen that style before, but now I’m lusting after one! Absolutely brilliant looking guitar!
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    NGD Fender American Professional Stratocaster II in Miami Blue

    Awesome looking guitar. Congrats on a great purchase. Although his is LPB and minus the hb, it just screams Jimmy Page to me.
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    NGD... Gypsy Jazz

    Wow man, what a great wife - and a fantastic guitar to boot! I quite like the Godin style. Played one in a shop once - similar, but not the same as yours - and was very intrigued and impressed with it.
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    10-46 vs. 9-42

    I used to use nothing but 9-42’s, but during our first lockdown back in March, all I could get online was a 10 pack of 10-46’s, so that’s what’s on most of my guitars atm. I really like that little extra feel, and they sound great, so I think I’m converted. :p
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    NGD with pretty epic way how I got the guitar!

    Wow man. That is one fantastic story, and a very unique and cool looking guitar. Many congrats.
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    New and Improved Precision Router/Planer Jig

    Amen to all that. What a brilliant router/planer jig. I’ll definitely keep something like this in mind for when I (one day) get to set up a proper shop.
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    RIP Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers.

    As a long time Liverpool fan - You’ll Never Walk Alone. RIP Gerry.
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    New Build - Blue Flame Tele

    I sometimes like to tie things in. Although not quite complete, this is how my Redwood burl Tele looks. Sorry, not the best pic, but you get the idea.
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    New Build - Blue Flame Tele

    MuleHead - I absolutely love what you’ve done with that guitar. But pleeeeese - don’t put a pg on it...??
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    OH NO - AcousteleBaum - Gonna do it.

    I too have been tinkering with ideas for another acoustic type electric style guitar, and the rejuvenation of Moods thread got me to thinking about it again. I’m not really in a position to start building anything atm, but will be watching this with interest.
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    1959 replica Les Paul build - my take with modern engineering

    It’s all totally over my head (computer design), but an exciting looking project. I’ll be watching.
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    Guitar body blanks

    Dude - that is soooooo cool. Reminds me of the pallet wood I used for my Route 66 Tele build. I sandwiched 16mm strips together (after jointing and glueing strips together), then used a 9mm ply top from an old shield. Kept it looking really rustic around the sides with nail holes etc. You can...
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    Guitar body blanks

    Cypress is my go to for guitar bodies! It has a beautiful ring to it, and easy to work with. Just like Pine, but a better wood all round imo. One of my next projects is to glue a bunch of 30mm x 20mm sticks I got from packaging around an oven imported from England. Not sure what the wood is...
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    Smooth arm contour?

    Personally I’d leave it alone and start with another body. I hear where you’re coming from - I hate “jabby” guitars, but I just can’t picture it with a missing section of binding. If it were me, I’d remove all the binding front and back, rasp in the required arm and (possibly) belly cuts, do a...
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    RIP Mary Ann

    I was pointing at this post.
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    RIP Mary Ann

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Yes, just totally uncalled for. Such a shame - she was my favourite. :(
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    Was bored so I installed a new bridge

    Yeah man, it looks right now. But as Garbo mentioned, if the intonation bugs ya, go for the compensated saddles.
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    NGD for Me - 1968 Telecaster Blonde with a Rosewood Neck

    Very nice Tele, and what a fantastic wife! It kinda reminds me of this guy, only his is an Esquire.




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