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LP Style Walnut and Maple Build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by thecableguy, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

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    Hogged it out with a router bit with a bushing on the router.
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    Finished the pocket with a flush trim bit. Sanded the sides of the neck until it fit the pocket.
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  2. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

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    Did the neck carve with a spokeshave and a template sander in a hand drill.
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    Did this part on the ROSS.
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    Cleaned up the volute with the sanding drum in the drill method.
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  3. Greg M

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    Looks great! Love the smooth neck transition.
     
  4. Crowcaster

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    Very Nice! I'm subscribed.
     
  5. thecableguy

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    Made this circle template
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    To use with this bit and bushing
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    Alignment tool
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    Dished out the knobs and switch areas.
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  6. thecableguy

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    Glued in the neck.
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    Made sure the area next to the neck is free of glue so the dye will soak in.
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  7. thecableguy

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    Routed the pickup cavities. I designed the template to use a 3/8" bushing with a 1/4" bit so I could get a tight radius on the corners.
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  8. I_build_my_own

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    Wow!!! Very nice and clean build!!!
     
  9. guitarbuilder

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    I like the contemporary look. That maple is wicked looking.
     
  10. thecableguy

    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks very much!

    Much appreciated, thanks!

    Thanks for the interest!

    Appreciated, thank you!

    Thanks again Marty! The top is from Fraser Valley Fine Woods in British Columbia.
     
  11. BluesBlooded

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    Very impressive workmanship Brian! That is a gorgeous build. Well done!
     
  12. oldrebel

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    That looks fantastic Brian!! Great work.
     
  13. Brian J.

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    that s bad ass, can't wait to see what it looks like when it gets a finish on it. are you going to do your own finishing as well, or will you send it out?
     
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    No CNC, yippee! Super attention to details. No BS, Artwork, it already sounds great to my eyes. ;)
     
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    Very nice work mate. I really like the modifications you've made and incorporated into this. I already had the dished out buttons in mind for mine when I get round to it so thanks for the method you've shown.
     
  16. thecableguy

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    Thanks Andre!

    Thanks Reb!
    Thanks Brian, yeah I'll be doing the finishing. The top will be dyed blue and the whole thing will get sprayed with water based lacquer.

    Thanks Richard. I do plan on building a CNC after this build. :D

    Thanks Kevin. The bowl and tray bit works very well and using it with a template bushing allows you to get it the exact right size.
     
  17. thecableguy

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    I did a few dye tests the other day.

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  18. thecableguy

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    Yeah I used it on the last build. It's nice to work with.
     
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