Teles Built From Non-Standard Woods: Post Yours Here

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by El Tele Lobo, Jun 4, 2019.

  1. joewg3

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  2. edchavez

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    Eastern red cedar... TELE.jpg
     
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  3. El Tele Lobo

    El Tele Lobo Friend of Leo's

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    Oooooh...I like that! We need more pictures...
     
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  4. SacDAve

    SacDAve Poster Extraordinaire

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    Waterfall Bubinga this is probably the most 3 dimensional wood I've ever used the pictures don't do it justice. Guitars body is mahogany maple neck also notice How I placed the controls correctly:rolleyes:
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    Killing me here, love wood, love the controls!
     
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  6. Peltogyne

    Peltogyne Tele-Afflicted

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    Some great pics in this thread. I'm a big fan of unique guitars when they remain strongly traditional.
     
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    Sassafras wood tele tung oil finish USER_SCOPED_TEMP_DATA_MSGR_PHOTO_FOR_UPLOAD_1558887112160.jpg_1558887115441.jpeg USER_SCOPED_TEMP_DATA_MSGR_PHOTO_FOR_UPLOAD_1558887112160.jpg_1558887115441.jpeg USER_SCOPED_TEMP_DATA_MSGR_PHOTO_FOR_UPLOAD_1558887112160.jpg_1558887115441.jpeg
     
  8. RickyRicardo

    RickyRicardo Friend of Leo's

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    Not to out of the ordinary. A La Cab with a standard alder body and spalted maple top.

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  9. triviani

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    Some beautiful guitars here!

    These are outstanding


    Do you actually sell your “Jupiter guitars”? I’d love to see your site..

     
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  10. brookdalebill

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    Stunnin’!
     
  11. Jupiter

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    Heck no! Man, for as much time as they take me to make it would only work out to about 100 yen an hour... :lol:
     
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  12. triviani

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    I can imagine that finish needs a lot of work. Truly beautiful tele! :)
     
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    Burr walnut from an old dining table and spalted beech from a local farm.

    My next build will use two acacia chopping boards sandwiching a layer of birch.

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  14. eddy b.

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    60261FF9-3650-4D5C-8E4B-D0F3BD401FD4.jpeg BC89D45D-C231-4F71-9E18-9020282F579E.jpeg This my Tele that my best friend made me. It’s a sapele body capped with maple and has all of the mids that a Les Paul has. An absolutely awesome guitar that covers a lot of tonal ground.
     
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    My NasQuire, solid pine stair tread with birch ply back,and his little brother lol

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    My tenorcaster,poplar core and oak top and back




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    My Snakehead 12, Eastern red cedar body,spalted maple top

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  16. edchavez

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    Here's a couple syds ipod2 003.jpg syds ipod2 004.jpg 1 pup.jpg more pictures. And it's 1 p/u counterpart that came from the same tree.
     
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    My pinecaster...

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  18. 1bad914

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    Not done yet, but tiger stripe white oak top over mahogany body with an oak neck.
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    Curly mahogany :D

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