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  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

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PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:25 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
For the electro socket I mark where the centre goes, drill with 3mm to be able to centre Forstner, then the 22mm Forstner (socket size) and last with 8mm bradpoint spiral for wiring. here's my tools f ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:21 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Drilling for wiring;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/20120824_093355.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/20120 ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:17 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Finally getting a bit of time to do some more work on this build;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/20120823_175259.jpg
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 1:57 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
O, you guys. You slay me...

Haven't been able to do much (or any) work on the tele lately. Busy season has started. Evenings are spent dozing off, weekends spent catching up on sleep.
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:44 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
This build hasn't been updated in a while, mostly because I've been busy making ???. With Easter's long weekend and all I thought I'd see if I could get in some trouble in the garage.
A new roundover ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:01 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Little mock up. Everything's on there a bit crooked and I'll be cutting a new pickguard but this'll be the look of it. GSP TwangMaster (Dutch brand) in the bridge and HiLoTron in the neck;

http://i ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:58 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Thanks guys.
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:36 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Had some time to spare, so I made a template for the bridge pickup;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFromScratch%20smaller/IMG_4469-1.jpg

http://i27 ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:05 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Not a lot of time today, so not a lot got done;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFromScratch%20smaller/IMG_4458-1.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/al ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:27 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFromScratch%20smaller/IMG_4456-1.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFr ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:45 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Marked more area I want to take off;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFromScratch%20smaller/IMG_4450-1.jpg

Time to get the spokeshave out;

http:/ ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:41 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
This is when I get in a good position and make sure I have plenty of light (preferably sun) on the workpiece. I want to be able to see the back of the neck and one of the sides so I can keep an eye on ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:37 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Thanks Marcus.
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:05 pm   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Been a while since the last update on this build. Figured I'd get to scrapin' away at the neck now the weather has gone from sour to sweet.

Some have asked to go into a little more detail on the ne ...
  Topic: Building a lefty tele
JuniorEnthousiast

Replies: 38
Views: 10332

PostForum: Guitars   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:46 am   Subject: Building a lefty tele
Got home, took a scrap from the box, drew lines and positions, taped to the 'jig' and went for it;

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/saintOlav/Lefty%20From%20Scratch/LeftyFromScratch%20small ...
 
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