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    Default Sugar Pine!

    Always had a hankerin' for a pine Tele. Not to mention a Macawber or Mike Stern model. Here we go...
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    Pine neck too?
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    Roasted maple neck with Ipe fretboard reclaimed from the old Coney Island boardwalk. Sheesh, I'd never try pine for a neck!! Cappy, I should send you a neck with this awesome reclaimed wood while it's still available! Or, what-the-hell, an entire guitar!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tele savalas View Post
    Roasted maple neck with Ipe fretboard reclaimed from the old Coney Island boardwalk. Sheesh, I'd never try pine for a neck!! Cappy, I should send you a neck with this awesome reclaimed wood while it's still available! Or, what-the-hell, an entire guitar!
    Good idea!! In fact, send us each one.... ;~)
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    Place your orders, hoimbres!
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    That grain looks sweet, Doc! (keeping with the sugar motif!)
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    Go for it, Doc! The patient is in your capable hands!
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    Well, I found a cool walnut pickguard for this, so I decided to go with a simple honeyburst:
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    A walnut guard will complement that colour perfectly. Looking good Doc.
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    Sugar pine, honeyburst ... this build thread is getting sweeter with each passing day!
    ~MW
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