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The Tele Thinline

This is hard to put down


Since you only need so many banjos, it was time to try a guitar. Learning frets, electronics, binding, and many other new skills made for a great challenge and, to be honest, I'm shocked with how good the instrument feels.

This Telecaster Thinline-style guitar is cherry with a curly maple top. The neck is the opposite, curly maple with a cherry fret board. The pick guard is cherry and the body has a walnut double binding. The pickups are Fender Noiseless Gen 4. There are some minor cosmetic warts that I have solutions for and I can't wait to build another.

The electric comes in about halfway through this tune.

Full view of the guitar

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Front of the body
In the process of adding finish to the body
Crowning the frets