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What's on your workbench today?

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

  1. Engraver-60

    Engraver-60 Friend of Leo's

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    Hand engraved heel plate for Guitarnut

    see his build thread for the details.

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  2. guitarbuilder

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    Nice Mark...that must be pretty tough to do....
     
  3. Engraver-60

    Engraver-60 Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks, Marty - the longer straight lines are always a challenge, and not knowing what's under the plating can be troublesome too. Just hope Mark likes it enough to use it.
     
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    Just my first build.
     
  5. jmcfender1

    jmcfender1 Tele-Holic

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    made decent progress this week:

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  6. Mark Grant

    Mark Grant Tele-Afflicted

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    That looks really cool! More pics!?!?!
     
  7. anyone

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    Hey thanks, Mark!

    Here are a few more...
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    Cheers,
    Chris
     
  8. Barncaster

    Barncaster Doctor of Teleocity

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    Ah, the blades look very clean!
     
  9. Mark Grant

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    NICE GUITAR!!! How about some sound clips? Is the bridge pu another Barncaster creation as well?
     
  10. Mr_Mer

    Mr_Mer Tele-Holic

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    New project:

    I had my bro-in-law cut me an Ash tele body, with armrest and bellyrest, and I'm going for my take on the Esquire. It is already sealed and saned, ready for primer. The materials list goes like:

    Reranch primer and Daphne blue
    A fender maple neck I recently got
    GFS Fatbody tele bridge pup
    RS Guitarworks Modern Esquire wiring (cocked wah mod)
    Aged white pickguard
    All hardware in chrome

    I'll be reusing a set of "vintage" style tuners, knobs, and top loading bridge. Although I am tempted to get a Bigbsy in there.

    My take on the Esquire will be a hard hitting twanger... where country lost its "o" and all that remains is... well, you can figure it out. No cleans from this guitar, it will always be an overdriven machine.

    Right now it is a bunch of parts, and some I don't have here yet. Will pick up the body from my bro-in-law house this weekend.
     
  11. ratter

    ratter Tele-Meister

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    I LOVE it!
     
  12. fretman_2

    fretman_2 Friend of Leo's

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    Working on a sapele Tallahatchie model. The neck blank is walnut. The body is a little over 7 lbs, but I can't bring myself to cut into it to lighten it. I'll just have to live with it being heavy on my shoulder.

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  13. anyone

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    I'm pretty happy with how they turned out:D. Thanks, Rob (and Mark).

    Thanks (again), Mark. Yeah, the bridge is one of Rob's stacks.
    I only have this one clip so far and it's only for patient and longsuffering....


    Thanks, Mike!
     
  14. fretman_2

    fretman_2 Friend of Leo's

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    Sounds great...soulful picking too. Love the guitar!

     
  15. anyone

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    Hey thanks, Bill!
    I really dig that Tallahatchie too.
    I would have to chamber it, though....:p
    Cheers,
    Chris
     
  16. Mark Grant

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    That thing sounds great and your playing is awesome! Beautiful tones and guitar. Thank you for sharing that clip. Bridge stack is sounding great Rob. Ol' Barncaster is headed for legendary status and he's almost there. Great piece again.
     
  17. anyone

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    Thanks, Mark!
    Yeah, Rob's got it goin' on in the winding arts.
     
  18. anyone

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    Nice!
    That's gonna be awesome.
     
  19. storyboards27

    storyboards27 Tele-Meister

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    Fenderbird!

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  20. anyone

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    Very cool!
    I really dig that outline.
     
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