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stijnkenens 's 2012 Challenge Build Thread -- COMPLETED

Discussion in '2012 TDPRI Tele Build Challenge' started by stijnkenens, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. stijnkenens

    stijnkenens Tele-Meister

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    Damn it is so long ago, that I posted something here ...

    Searched for 15 minutes for a new thread button ... :D


    Have to think something out first ...




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    Ik volg em! (aka popcorn ready!)
     
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    Voilá!
     
  4. stijnkenens

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    [​IMG]

    Et voila !!!

    - Laminated beech and mahogany veneer for the body.
    - Light weight flamed maple for neck.
    - Wengé for fretboard.
    - Tuners I already had.
    - Home brewed pups.



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  5. RogerC

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    Sweet! Good luck!
     
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    Welcome, and good luck to ya'! :D

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    Good luck mate!! :D
     
  8. stijnkenens

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    Thanks.
    Just a sketch

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    front and back of laminated beech with mahogany veneer glued on it.
    A core out of something else, also the few points where it is important to have some extra support for the two wings.


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    I'm starting to like it already. :)
     
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    Subscribed ! :D
     
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    make her special, dude
     
  12. stijnkenens

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    I think it is going to be something like this ...
    Next week a normal scale layout.

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    Did I mention a multi scale neck?


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  13. RogerC

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    Looks like it's going to belong on a spaceship:p

    Sounds like an ambitious project, and i can't wait to see it!
     
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    Fanned frets?
     
  15. stijnkenens

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    Jep, found a way to upgrade a tele bridge plate !!!


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    this is gonna be very cool
     
  17. stijnkenens

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    And we're on...

    I always draw 2 lines before I cut out any contours ...

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    Cut out top and back:

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    Detail of a +/- outline for the core pieces:

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    Sandwich for the core:
    - 6mm laminated beech
    - 1,2mm mahogany
    - 10mm laminated beech
    - 1,2mm mahogany
    - 6mm laminated beech

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    Ad glue and pressure:

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  18. Olav

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    Good luck Stijn!

    What's the reason?
     
  19. stijnkenens

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    I started doing this with a top and a back for an acoustic guitar: but only the outer line, just to be sure it is always big enough.

    And now ... It does not take more time, so with 2 lines I cut in the middle :p
    I think it is just a little autistic tick I have.
    That's why I like watching little shop tours on You tube: You will notice you're not the only one with those ticks :D



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  20. oigun

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    Why beech?? I think you mean birch? Goe bezig jong!
     
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