'59 Les Paul Scratch Build

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  1. pointblank9957

    pointblank9957 New Member

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    hey guys i'm building a Les Paul with my dad as a project.
    it wont be like any Les Paul though. it's going to have a 26" scale AND 24 Frets.

    all gold hardware will came to around $280 and around $350 for the pickups (BKP). $110 for all the wood.

    we're using Kayan Mahogany for the body

    Tiger Curly Maple top

    ebony for the Fretboard

    headsotck is: maple, mahogany, curly maple, mahogany, maple

    neck material is regular White Maple, 1/4" strip of curly maple, and kayan mahogany (5 piece).

    the body is going to be dyed to a charcoal burst with ebony dyed back and neck and headstock will be oiled and poly'ed

    ***photos of build (first 118 at the moment):***
    http://s1227.photobucket.com/albums/ee426/pointblank9957/
     
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    sytraxiplague SS.org Regular

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    It says I don't have permission to view the pics!
     
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    pointblank9957 New Member

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    sorry man, i'll put them on photobucket later so you wont have to add me on facebook.
     
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    pointblank9957 New Member

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    and why is that?
     
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    ^Probably referring to the photo restriction. Interested to see these pictures now though.
     
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    i'm uploading them right now dude. i'll have a link up soon

    uploaded, check 'em out
     
  8. Pikka Bird

    Pikka Bird Vaya Con Cornholio

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    Something's wrong with your link. It still points to Facebook if you just click it.

    But anyways, I do like the swirly grain of the body wood a lot. Also the laminated neck and metal pickup rings. So far it looks way cooler than most standard LPs.
     
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    The link works if you go to his UG thread through one of the first links and then from there go to Photobucket.

    Looking very nice man! I really like that top, interested to see the fretboard and the finished product.
     
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    I know, i dont know how to fix that

    Thanks man, it'll probably be finished in a couple weeks.
     
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    Thanks, the fretboard should be in in a few days and the dye should already be here
     

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