What's on your workbench today?

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

  1. Meteorman

    Meteorman Tele-Holic

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    Thinline, will have 2 TVJones FIltertrons

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  2. mrz80

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    WOW! Look at the figure on that. That's gonna be positively eye-popping!
     
  3. mrz80

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    Rumor has it this slab of oak and pine shelving is gonna be a Les Paul Deluxe. We shall see.
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  4. Bentley

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    Started this project when i was 15. It was supposed to be my second build. Other projects, and ultimately university got in the way. The imperfect finish had been holding me back. Finally decided that enough was enough and just spent a day finishing it up.

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    Sitting next to the cedar stripper i made in dedication to Glen Smith.
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    Working on guitars again really got me thinking how much of an infulence the tele homedepot had on me when i was younger. I learned a lot about building things and persistence. You lot were always there for encouragement especially when i needed it most.

    Cheers everyone. Happy building.
     
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  5. Davecam48

    Davecam48 Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    So you're back B?

    P.S. Not getting any images the service seems to think they have been deleted ??????

    DC
     
  6. hopdybob

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    can't see your pictures, get a 404 message
     
  7. GunsOfBrixton

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    Thinline with 2 TV Jones filtertrons and a killer top. what's not to love.
     
  8. Meteorman

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    Will have white binding on top to match the pickguard and hide the seam. Little nervous on the dye/finish plan - wanna make the most of it. Top will start with yellow dye, and then go from there. May use the lye treatment on the cherry.
     
  9. nosmo

    nosmo Friend of Leo's

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    Hey B - no pics for me either. And I'm really curious about your cedar stripper. I've known a bunch of strippers, but not a cedar one.
     
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  10. RogerC

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    Hey Bentley! How are ya, man?

    Oh, and pics aren't showing up for me either.
     
  11. s_tones

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    More CNC fun.
    Going with the nibs again.
    Last time I scraped from full height binding strip. What a PITA!
    Took a while to model and set this up but I believe it's gonna save a lot of neck strain.

    Steve

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  12. BluesBlooded

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    @s_tones Wow Steve, that is awesome, did you leave a little room for a final adjustment?
     
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    wow, just love it. beauty flame. nice work.
     
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    Looking sweet Mike!
     
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    Hey B! Redo those pictures buddy and bring us up to speed on the haps.
     
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    Working on a guitar neck (first tilt back) and in about 8 hours unorganized IMG_4199.jpeg IMG_4200.jpeg
     
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    Sounds good. Can't wait to see this develop.
     
  18. maito

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    Any tips to straighten those wrinkles? Pulling it harder when attaching would have just made the lines go all wonky :rolleyes:
     
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  19. guitarbuilder

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    Who would think that this thread would get 1.5 Million views...………. certainly not me.
     
  20. CraigB

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    You can try a blowdryer to shrink it, without the speaker mounted, of course. Just make sure to keep it moving so you don't get any melted spots.

    Well, I look at this one most every day!
     
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