Mahogany Esquire

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Scatter Lee, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. BigDaddyLH

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  2. axedaddy

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    still wondering if I should use a Maple neck or make a Mahogany one :confused:



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    A Mahogany Tele is not the norm, so do a not the norm neck. How about walnut neck with wenge board. Or better yet, wenge neck and board. Maybe even all rosewood. :D
     
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  4. garymaddox

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    I wonder what a StewMac mahogany burst would look like???
     
  5. CA_Dan

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    Go with something to accentuate the fact it's mahogany. Maybe a dark burst or translucent finish?
     
  6. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    i gave each pickup it's own route to the control cavity, neck pickup straight to it

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    the middle pickup takes a detour thru the bridge cavity

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    and the bridge pickup gets it's own hole

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    got a neck blank out to check the neck pocket, all is good

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    gave the body a dry block sanding with 220 and brushed on another coat of sanding sealer and hung it up to dry, then off to other things







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  7. crazydave911

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    This looks really fantastic, but weren't you making an Esquire? Just curious
     
  8. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    yes, a stealth esquire :twisted:
     
  9. xbearxau

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    Stealth Esquire....Im guessing it'll have two dirty big strat single coils under the Esquire guard.
     
  10. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    you are correct sir :twisted::cool:
     
  11. crazydave911

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    Too cool :cool:
     
  12. free2rock

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    So basically you routed the neck and mid pickup deeper? Cool. :D
     
  13. bajaasdad

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    What???"

    I've heard of these b4. I think its the coolest thing ever actually. But what kind of pickups are you going to use such that they will read the strings under all that plastic?

    I'd imagine quite a volume drop, no?
     
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    winny pooh Friend of Leo's

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    That looks fantastic, now how about some black binding on that body?
     
  16. OpenG Capo4

    OpenG Capo4 Friend of Leo's

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    Scatter makes his own pickups, so I'm sure he's got something crazy planned. :cool:
     
  17. Jake D

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    I like this build Scatter Lee. Looks very nice so far.

    As an aside, I wonder why some folks like to quote a post with 10 pictures in it just to say "Nice job and keep up the good work." Bandwidth be damned, I guess. Carry on!
     
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    ah, found it...

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    my favorite combo..
     
  20. JASS

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    This may sound totally crazy and out of left field, but what about an unfinished wenge neck? And an ebony board.
     
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