My first strat body build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by ifw75, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. ifw75

    ifw75 TDPRI Member

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    Hi, I would like to share pics of my first project.
    I built a strat body with mahogany, walnut Tanganyika, Russian pine and Douglas for back.
    This is my first time so be understanding :D

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    I used two piece of douglas to reach the correct thickness.

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    Some chipping to be repaired!! :mad:

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    I already have a Mighty Mite strat neck to use!
    It fit perfectly!

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    Time to paint it!
    I used nitrocellulose!

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    Final result!
     
  2. dimojoe

    dimojoe Tele-Meister

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    That is beautiful !
     
  3. Glen Smith

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    Wow, that is very nice!
     
  4. rscalzi

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    Looks great! Hope mine turns out that nice.
     
  5. Sandia Man

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    Wonderful project. That guitar looks very confident
     
  6. bullfrogblues

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    Great job!!
     
  7. Tatercaster

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    Nice!
     
  8. pdmartin

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    Great work! I'm impressed.
     
  9. ifw75

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    thanks to all, this is very encouraging!
     
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