Les Paul done and dusted!

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Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by martintaylor » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:48 pm

This is my version of the classic Les paul. Australian Re Cedar top (hand shaped), Mahogany body and neck, Rosewood fretboard, Maple bindings (body, neck and headstock), Ebony pickguard, and covers, Golden Age PAF pickups. I love carving the necks on my guitars and now that I am making a few carved instruments (violin, cello, archtops etc) I think I have finally worked out my "sweet spot"
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Re: Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by GregL » Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:55 am

Hi Martin,
That looks gorgeous!
Is the Aust Red Cedar from Boutique timbers? From the same batch as your Les Paul Junior build (you posted in August 2018)?
Thanks,
GregL.

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Re: Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by demonx » Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:30 am

Looks great! You’d have to be very happy with that!

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Re: Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by WJ Guitars » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:29 am

Excellent result. Much better quality than my Les Paul guitar.

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Re: Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by martintaylor » Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:26 pm

Hi Greg,
GregL wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:55 am
Is the Aust Red Cedar from Boutique timbers? From the same batch as your Les Paul Junior build (you posted in August 2018)?
Yes! That slab has been very good to me so far. I have about 3-4 drop tops left with that figure. Probably not enough for a carved top but just need to work out what shape deserves it next.

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Re: Les Paul done and dusted!

Post by H3ytm@n » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:58 pm

Very nice!!
Happy with the PUP's?
Mike

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