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Supro Sahara Drawing/Template?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by mcgeorgerl, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. mcgeorgerl

    mcgeorgerl Tele-Meister

    Sep 8, 2009
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    I'll endeavor to keep this short... no promises.

    A long time ago (40 Years?) I came across a Supro Sahara at a flea market for $35 and, since I was listening to a lot of David Lindley, I figured I needed a quirky guitar too. It "worked" but it needed way too much work for me to make it playable at that time since about all I could do back then was change strings badly. So I tucked it away.

    Fast forward about 25 years... I got into Celtic/Irish music and was taking classes. One of the multi-instrumentalists at the school who played all sorts of music was looking for a Coral Sitar and I mentioned I had this old Supro collecting dust. I showed it to him and he quite liked it so I just gave it to him. It was just 35 bucks, right?

    Now yesterday I saw this Faro guitar that is obviously based upon the Supro body style. Why not build one as a homage to my old one that got away? So I searched for drawings, sketches... and no, the guy I gave it to no longer has it... and I even looked for a basket case to get a body. I'm coming up with nothing.

    Anybody know where any drawings may be found?
  2. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    I can't recall seeing any valco stuff around. I think that is something that would have to be drawn up.
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  3. mkster

    mkster Tele-Afflicted

    Sep 25, 2010
    Montreal Quebec
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