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"Deep Water" Telecaster

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by jkingma, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. maple

    maple Tele-Meister

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  2. jkingma

    jkingma Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I guess I should also drill the holes for the pots and switch... :oops:

     
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    Even though I still have a ton of sanding to do... (have I ever mentioned how much I hate sanding?) ...I was dying to see what this body was going to look like when finished, so I applied a couple coats of shellac to pop the grain. Wow, I really love how this is looking.

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  4. Jim_in_PA

    Jim_in_PA Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    You laid that out very nicely to highlight the figure and natural edge! Bravo!
     
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    Thanks Jim.
     
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    Macrogats Friend of Leo's

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    Heeeeeell yeah! That is starting to look classy!
     
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    Captain Nutslot Friend of Leo's

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    Love it, especially the wild butt!
     
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    Beautiful! You did a great job incorporating that live edge.

    My wood supplier calls this stuff "sinker [wood type]," like sinker redwood, sinker maple, etc. Some builders claim laying on the bottom of a lake or a river for years makes it sound better. Dunno about that, but it does seem to make it heavier even after drying.
     
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  9. jkingma

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    I still have to shape the back of the neck. That plus the weight of some of this packaging should get this down to 8 pounds... which I can live with. Still rather heavy though. 20200228_172900.jpg
     
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    Sneak peek.

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  11. tery

    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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