Thinline Tele build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by preeb, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. preeb

    preeb Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    I'll post a video.
     
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    Thanks guys (-;
     
  3. MRJ.

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    That looks incredible!
     
  4. mlp-mx6

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    The guitar is absolutely beautiful.

    From where do you source your bridge? Or is it custom made?

     
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    Stunning Gil ,just stunning.......
     
  6. preeb

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    I don't remember where I got it. It was a while back and I have a box full of the them.
    My saddles come from a few sources, some are Mark's and some are my own.
    Those are soft brass fully rounded for a warmer sound.
     
  7. doncha_magoso

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    it's beautiful :D
     
  8. stevlech

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    Masterful!
    I do believe that is the finest sunburst I've ever seen.
     
  9. msfenderarg

    msfenderarg Friend of Leo's

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    Absolutely stunning!

    Oh, and a belated happy b-day to you!
     
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    Beautiful
     
  11. deaconque

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    I'm glad you decided to avoid fret markers on that fretboard. The figure wood be ruined by those little dots.
     
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    winny pooh Friend of Leo's

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    Each Gil thread is a pleasure to read, this one is no exception, thumbs up!
     
  13. '59_Standard

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    I agree - it looks perfect as is.
     
  14. frankrainer

    frankrainer NEW MEMBER!

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    Congratulations Gil,

    This Thinline guitar looks like very beautiful!!!
    Where do you get this nice b/w Binding Material?

    This is my first post on this great forum ”I like it”, but my English is not so good but I work on it.

    Greetings from Germany,
    Frank
     
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    Congrats Gil

    I am new here and I registered after reading the full 1959 Les Paul Build thread to only say that to you ! It' s purely brilliant. Thanks for sharing your creation with us !

    Laz
     
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    :-O I'm in love



    In other words: FANTASTIC!!!!
     
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    Wow!
     
  18. Bob J

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    I am awestruck as usual! Amazing work Gil, that is one of the most beautiful guitars ever!
     
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    fantastic work as usual Gil! love it, doing a walnut burl thinline at the moment, hopefully it works out!
     
  20. preeb

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    Thank you guys!
    I'm glad you like it as this is not my usual historically accurate build thread and definitely not a Les Paul (-;
    Here's a couple of other Teles builds completed this week, a 51 Nocaster in heavy relic and a 52 NOS "Unda da bed" Tele held under string tension for a week awaiting final setup.

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