Figured Koa Hollowbody Tele

bigfatpaul

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Just finished my second build and am very pleased with how it turned out. Here are the specs:

Body: Mahogany hollowbody with figured Koa top and 2 F-holes and cream binding.
Bridge: recessed Gotoh tune-o-matic.
Pickups: Dimarzio PAF 36 Anniversary humbuckers
Toggle: Freeway 3x3, 6 position toggle
Switching: 1-3 are normal humbuckers, 4-6 are the pickups in parallel as opposed to series. The tone knob is push/pull and operates a phase switch for position 2, giving that nasal Peter Green / Khrungabin sound.
Neck: Roasted flamed maple Gibson conversion tilt-back design with Warmoth headstock, with specially selected Pao Ferro fretboard with Nightswan inlays and cream binding. Was unfinished but I added about 5 coats of Tru-Oil and a light coat of Birchwood Casey Gun Stock Wax that really brought out the flames. Sperzel locking tuners. Truss cover by Thalia designs.

I'm super happy with it. It's light as a feather but big on tone. Great full - but not hot - humbucker sound, and then in parallel mode it opens up a bit to get more bouncy/rounded. All useable. It's also very loud unplugged.

Hope y'all like it!
 

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rauchman

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Good God man, you're making me sickness of "I wants it" rear it's head.

That is stunningly beautiful
 
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