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1959 Les Paul Jr. Build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Scatter Lee, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    done

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    Nice job there Scatter ! Both are beauties.. Are you keeping 1 of them for yourself ?
     
  3. Mystyfied

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    they look great! I just got the rest of the parts for my dc jr in. It'll be together in a few weeks....
     
  4. preeb

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    OMG... Dude... this is seriously awesome.
    Got my daughter here who asked me to tell you she loves it!
    I guess talent comes in many ways and you definitely got a lot of it in more than one way...
     
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    damn these look sexxxy!!! great job scatter!
     
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    You build some really nice guitars Scatter!
     
  7. Scatter Lee

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    yeah one for my wall and one to ship

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    that's cool, i have a few more that youtube wont load for music copyrights, just did them for fun and to learn how to use the movie maker

    thanks :cool:

    i try
     
  8. Scatter Lee

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    the solid honduran mahogay one weighs 7lbs 6oz
    the chambered african mahogany one weighs 7lbs 6oz

    a few pics of the solid mahogany one

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    cool old tuners

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    then it was one of them days, getting ready to pack it up, had to tighten up one screw on the locking bridge stud, very last twist, :eek:

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    dropped the screwdriver :oops::mad:

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    i never done that before :rolleyes:

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  9. preeb

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    Ouch... hope this is the one that's going to be hanged on your wall... (-;
    Or.. just call it lightly reliced...
     
  10. Scatter Lee

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    thats the one to ship, but it does go well with the old tuners, i even left a few swirl marks on it
     
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    Give her the freon crazing and drop the screwdriver again... and again... and again... (-;
     
  12. Scatter Lee

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    maybe just tell'em a gator bit it
     
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    Surely it comes with a complimentary gator! The little guys figured in this build too y'know! :D
     
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    Since its damaged.......I'll take it off your hands.
     
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    wow!!!

    you know I like twins...:cool:

    in a few days it'll be my turn, I've got plenty of mahogany to start with... I'll check your thread veeeeery often, thank you!

    ciao
    Mauro
     
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    Hi, i'm new in this forum. I just tryin' to obtain the same tone that you used on this guitar. I'd like to make a finish like the les paul custom Steve jones signature: a creamy aged white. Could you tell me more about the color that you used. Kind of paint and if possible RAL code? Sorry for bad english (i'm italian).
    Thanx and congratulation for the perfect job!
    Gianluca
     
  17. Scatter Lee

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    for the "TV Yellow" base I sprayed the Mahogany with White lacquer light enough so the pores did not get paint into them, then pore filled with oil base clear filler (Lawrence McFadden) then a clear coat, for the Yellow I used Krylon can called Bright Idea mixed with White and a drop or two of Red lacquer then mixed a little of that with some clear to get a transparent cream yellow and sprayed that over the base white, worked for me,

    I totally eyeballed the color

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    this looks more like a solid white base with some transparent yellow on top, with a little bit of ware to make some white show thru

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  18. giaros

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    I just watched the link to stewmac and i really think that maybe tv yellow is not good for me because the veins seems to be visibile under the color.
    I need a solid color, like an aged white that turn to yellow instead.
    For the tone i think could be ok the mix used by scatter lee anyway.
     
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    Enjoyed this post so much I went and built myself a junior. Something I'll never regret doing. My Telecaster doesn't seem to mind. They look pretty good together like Joe Strummer and Mick Jones. Thanks to Scatter Lee from a dreary, dismal, wet, hard and cold London Town. You are a LEGEND!
     
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