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$100 Tele Style Build Redux

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by guitarbuilder, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Captain Nutslot

    Captain Nutslot Friend of Leo's

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    The grain patterns on the top are awesome.
    That guard is cool as ice too.

    When are u gonna try scalloped frets on the cnc?:D
     
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  2. guitarbuilder

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    When Yngwie stops by the shed....:).
     
  3. paulmarr

    paulmarr Tele-Holic

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    Very nice Marty .. loving the thread!
     
  4. guitarbuilder

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    Thanks Paul!
     
  5. oldrebel

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    Its looking great Marty!! Hope it plays as well as it looks.
     
  6. guitarbuilder

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    Thanks again. I suspect I've not going to like such a fat neck myself.....
     
  7. guitarbuilder

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    OK...the decision was made for the regular control rout.

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  8. guitarbuilder

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    I used my telemaster template....1/4" thick plywood with a 1" long pattern bit which is stuck in one of my budget dedicated routers.

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  9. guitarbuilder

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    I used my step drill bit to bore a starting hole about 5/8-3/4 wide.

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  10. guitarbuilder

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    The dedicated router and bit

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    Done

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  11. guitarbuilder

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  12. guitarbuilder

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    We're getting there

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  13. guitarbuilder

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    Drill and countersink the pickguard holes
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  14. guitarbuilder

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    bridge pup access

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    neck pickup access
     
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  15. Doctorx33

    Doctorx33 Tele-Afflicted

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    This is looking really good.
     
  16. guitarbuilder

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    More holes

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  17. guitarbuilder

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    Thank you for watching!
     
  18. guitarbuilder

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    Bridge ground in case of any future composite bridge work.

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  19. guitarbuilder

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    And a roundover and a few screws to hold things in place.

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  20. guitarbuilder

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    I made a walnut jack cup.

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