Show me your natural and/or amber telecasters!

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by AlbertoMilanese, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. trev333

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    another amber one I built last year... the River tele...

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    These two are homebrew bodies with Warmoth necks.

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    Man, you guys are posting some awesome guitars! Making me want to order mine RIGHT NOW!
     
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    Carved Archtop hollow:
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    My most recent build, first time mixing my own stain for the amber
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    American Professional Natural Ash
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    This is a Squier Affinity I rescued, prior owners had chopped out the bridge area to fit a humbucker or bass guitar pickup and used a screwdriver or something to do it. I inlaid maple and walnut strips and then did an antique finish over it all. It was originally black that had been sanded back to a rattle can battle ship gray with bad orange peel.
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    This one is made from reclaimed lumber, including a piece of walnut pulled off a shipping pallet. Hence the nail holes.

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    That's gorgeous. I would love a Thinline version of that with a neck humbucker. (I'm really jonesing for a Thinline)
     
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    Thank you! I have one more (a pine caster Esquire I made) but don’t have great pics of it.

    That’s one I bought off of our good friend @Strange Ol' Man.
     
  14. donrichfan

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    Pinecaster ESQUIRE? I wouldn't think they could take a bad photo.

    Does the Strange play and sound as good as it looks?
     
  15. superbadj

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    Yup...a Pinesquire I guess!

    And yes, the Strange is great. I saw it when he posted a pic, jokingly said in a comment that I had to own it...and he DM'd me to make an offer. So I did, and got it a few days later. I think with that guitar and another custom build, I did a 5-for-2 swap (5 cheaper but nice guitars sold to pay for 2 really, really nice guitars).
     
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    Ok I lied, I found a few. Not the best pics, but they show it finished and in the process of finishing.

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    It's the same image as in my moniker. 1982 "52 Reissue".
    This came to me already stripped of its' butterscotch finish - poorly finished clear. However, the guitar had some stunning figure for ash. I sanded off old finish, applied Stewmac ash filler slightly tinted darker, sanded again, applied a light coat of Boiled Linseed Oil, then 3 coats of Stewmac rattle can lacquer. IMG_0439.JPG
     
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    My 2007 FSR
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    Color photos just don't do the 140 year old Kirn grain justice! And that slightly mottled finish, that is REAL nitrocellulose.

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