COMPLETED, The Scattesquire

Discussion in '2009 TDPRI Tele Build Challenge' started by Scatter Lee, Feb 13, 2009.

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  1. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    batteries in camera went dead today but I got a couple pics

    got a top glued on the telesquire today, will get it all routed tomorrow

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    worked on a couple of 3/4 bodys while the glue is setting up, little work on the neck, I'm really diggin these little ones

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  2. jinx667

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    OK, I gotta have me one of those little ones!
     
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    Incredible!....simply incredible!! Thank you for the posting this build. What an inspiration it is.
     
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    Any smaller and you can use it on your keychain or a gift as a charm for you girls charm bracelet maybe. ;)
     
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    Wow! As CNUN30 said, you sir are an inspiration!!
     
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    Me too. Thank you for all the time you spent sharing this build.
     
  7. Scatter Lee

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    well here's what i did today

    took the router around the body to the top that was glued on

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    put on the template and routed the neck area

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    drew on the the pickup rout to help align the regular tele template

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    and did the neck pockets and pickup holes

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  8. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    used my 3/4 template on the top

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    done

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    pulled out a piece of shower stall fiberglass and rough cut a pickguard

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    cleaned it up

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  9. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    filed the corners

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    screwed the pickguard on to rout the neck pocket area

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    put this bit in the dremel, I think it's for cutting holes in drywall for electric boxs

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    went to town on the neck pocket

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  10. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    nice and tight

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    marked the pot holes

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    drilled

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    and drilled

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  11. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    got out the chisel and hammer

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    just had to clean up the top 1/4"

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    took the router to it

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    and drilled some more

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  12. Scatter Lee

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    and drilled

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    and drilled

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    and drilled

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    and chisel for truss rod access

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  13. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    drilled neck screw holes

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    sanded headstock, no truss rod in this prototype

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    cut nut slot

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  14. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    found these tuners in the parts box

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    I drilled the neck for vintage fender tuners and these didnt fit so out with the hack saw

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    they fit now

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  15. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    pulled out another rusty table saw part

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    hacksawed it

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    drilled it

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    and had to buy some screws for the neck plates

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  16. Scatter Lee

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    back to the pickguard

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    used regular pickguard template to rout neck pickup hole

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    and another cheap ebay buy

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  17. Scatter Lee

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    got er in there

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    and the pots to

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  18. Scatter Lee

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    around this time the camera quit working, got out cheaper camera

    lined up the necks

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    screws too long, need shorter ones, these will do for now

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    stuck on some knobs too

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  19. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    and thats how she's sittin tonight

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  20. iansmitchell

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    Sweet!
     
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