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What's on your workbench today?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by guitarbuilder, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity

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    Love the dual loader! Top loaders have a different feel. I like them a lot.
     
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    Starting a new les paul build (inspired in the Indian model).

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  3. Picton

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    ^^ Interesting concept; update us as it gets finished.
     
  4. Mark Grant

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    Close, not quite ready for assembly.

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    OpenG Capo4 Friend of Leo's

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    Fret level/crown/polish on Gretsch Armstrong (thats what I'm calling it now)
     
  7. Bentley

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    Went out boating for like.. 4 hours.. Now I think I'll sand down the finish on my pre-challenge build, then clear coat it. Then Maybe clean the shop.. It's nice to work inside, unlike last year.. But with all the tools (that I love) it can get messy.. Plus I needa keep my mind distracted from the challenge. It's really got me nervous, my plan may be a little ambitious.
     
  8. RichardM

    RichardM Tele-Holic

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    Paulownia Esquire.

    Cheap eBay find ($40.00) with a spray of metho.


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    Routed for pickup and string holes drilled.

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    Wiring done. (Eldred Esquire Circuit)

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    Made a start on this style.

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    Next:

    Binding. Black or cream?

    Finish. Clear or tinted?

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  9. printer2

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    Just put up some shelving. Thought I was going to put some of the wood for upcoming guitar projects on it. Maybe with the top shelf, the amp projects seemed to have taken up most of the room.

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  10. RichardM

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    Nice.
     
  11. EricIndecisive

    EricIndecisive Tele-Meister

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    I actually like the middle pickguard the best, but on the bottom corner it would look great if it curved away from the shape of the body instead of having the sharp corner.
     
  12. RichardM

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    Do you mean near the control plate?
     
  13. OpenG Capo4

    OpenG Capo4 Friend of Leo's

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    The second one.
     
  14. nickhofen

    nickhofen Friend of Leo's

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    +1;)
     
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    :eek: very nice.
     
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  17. Barncaster

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  19. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity

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    Thanks Ron,

    Yes, the underwound neck just sings like a huge single coil and the bridge does the classic bridge PAF thing. This is the first uncovered set I've wound. We'll see what it does for the tone. The bobbins are butyrate like the original PAFs, the wire used was single build purple enamel, A5 sand cast magnets were biased per Preeb, and high quality US made base plates were used. This is a sweet set of pups. I hope they sound as good as they look. This is an unusual set in that it was requested that both screw bobbins be black. Kind of mirror image. I think the guitar that these are going into may make a debut here at some time in the future. We'll see.

    Rob
     
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