Thinline Completed...

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Greene, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Greene

    Greene TDPRI Member

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    I was going to do a build thread for this, but I thought i'd probably go horribly wrong, so i'd hide away and avoid the embarrassment. However, it worked, so here's a little mini-thread of his life so far...!

    Reshaped Strat-style into Tele head:
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    Pickup cavities and control cavity routed:
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    Cutting F-hole. A lot more work needed!:
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    During lacquering:
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  2. Greene

    Greene TDPRI Member

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    With flash, to show almost-shine:
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    Testing scratchplate for fit:
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    Stringing him up:
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    Finished, except for a bit of (literally) fine-tuning:
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    A brief summary of the making process. Enjoy!
     
  3. voodoostation

    voodoostation Friend of Leo's

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    She's a purty thing! Hope you enjoy it. I need to finish mine now.
     
  4. edd677

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    Very nice work. Love the natural finish. What kind of pickups are in it and how does it sound?
     
  5. Dababy

    Dababy Tele-Meister

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    It will never work!!

    You don't have a switch tip!
    :lol:Beautiful guitar man - my next build (after the one I'm working on now) will be a thinline and I can only hope it looks that good.
     
  6. Greene

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    Thankyou! It's basswood body, with a Tasmanian blackwood top. The pickups are out of old Fenders, one picked up off eBay and one from a charity shop!

    I forgot to mention, as well, the aim was to build it for under £100 (about $200, i think?). I came in at £98, hence the lack of switch-tip!! I'll fork out for one soon though...
     
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    I'm not a real Thinline fan but that sure is a purty geetar.
     
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