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1959 Les Paul Jr. Build

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

  1. robt57

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    Mad skills!
     
  2. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    follow the buzzards
    found this thing

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    stuck it in there

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    and knobs

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    and a metal jack plate, should be plastic i think but oh well, it's what i had on hand

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  3. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    cant forget strap buttons

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    test drive on the Park, this is a great sounding guitar, tone to the maxx

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    oh my i think it's done

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  4. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    more bakelite

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    stop by tomorrow and i'll build you a shipping case

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    later gator

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  5. steadyriot

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    Great great great! [​IMG]
    And you made me want a Junior hard!
     
  6. Runn3r

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    ...sweet build scatterlee

    ...do my eyes deceive me or have u installed the trussrod upside down?
     
  7. Leigh

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    That was a great read, looks like a Jr in a day!

    What are the angles of the bridge and the neck heel/headstock?
     
  8. Tallycat

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    Beautiful work!!
     
  9. tuuur

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    Awesome!!!
    Man... where do you guys get these mad skills from... sure as heck don't know
     
  10. BoogerRooger

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    Excellent thread! From some bits of wood all the way to fantastic guitar!

    I'm in awe of the way you shaped the neck with a grinder, did you radius the fretboard the same way?
     
  11. maumari

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    It's your fault!!!

    Damn, you've pushed me to another build, again!

    It seems so simple...

    This summer I bought online some Kluson for a telly, but ordered the wrong ones (3+3) with tulip, so I thought "who cares, I'll make a LP something someday".

    Then one month ago my dad (75) sold its restaurant after 50 years and recovered for me a bunch of marvelous, almost 29yo, mahogany from the furnitures.

    Today I saw this thread and now I have no excuses...

    Thank you for sharing

    Ciao
    Mauro
     
  12. robt57

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    I am already making a Melody Make LPJR Hybrid, so this thread just is making me want an Albino Gator Sammich... :D
     
  13. TheZ

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    Wow what a perfectly executed build! Makes me want one too!
     
  14. ievans

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    While I sit here and attempt to soak up knowledge + courage for my builds, Scatter just goes out and f$%*ing does it, then custom builds a case as an encore. I'm equally inspired and terrified.

    Great thread, spectacular Jr.
     
  15. ratter

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    That was awesome.
     
  16. whaledog

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    Awesome build!
     
  17. spankdplank

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    Scatter, I love you builds, and the understated descriptions. Beautiful. THANKS!!!!
     
  18. Mr. E

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    You make it look so easy. I really want one... NOW!
     
  19. guitarminator

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    In a word.......DAM !
     
  20. John Lipfert

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    Props to you, man. I can't believe how you just said, "hmm, I have some scrap, let me throw a guitar together." and have it come out so damn fine.

    How did you know where to drill the holes for the bridge? I didn't see any blueprints or templates for that.
     
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