Oops - Am I hosed?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Mr_Q, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. SuprHtr

    SuprHtr Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Affinity Tele that I have here measures 1-17/32" including the finish, so safe bet that that wood is 1.5". But I like the idea of chambering AND putting the cap on the back so you can do the contours.
     
  2. telechadster

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    You can fit a switch in a body 1.5" deep. I just did a 3/4 scale telemaster for my son which had a body thickness of 1.5", and i did have to route a bit deeper for the switch, but I only did a small channel in the control cavity directly where the switch sits, and it didn't pose any concerns over the amount of wood left under the switch.
     
  3. Macrogats

    Macrogats Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks. It’s Cypress. Never got the grain to pop the way I wanted, so may redo one day.
     
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  4. Luthier Vandros

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    Might have been said, but watch out for those neck screws. You'll need shorter ones.
     
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  5. Mr_Q

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    @TRexF16 That's another interesting idea. It lets me gracefully recover. Well, crap, now I have TWO good ideas. Choices are hard for me.
    Think...think...think...
     
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