Gibson first introduced the Les Paul version of solid body guitars in 1952. The guitar was designed internally, but had substantial input and endorsement by guitarist Les Paul. Typical design features for the original and subsequent model consists of a carved Maple top, Genuine Mahogany body and set-in neck, Rosewood fretboard, stop tail bridge and (2) independent pickups with separate tone and volume controls.
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The following tabs detail what you will receive with our Solid Body Electric Guitar Plan #15:
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Scale: 24.75" (628.7mm) Body Maximum Length = 17.33" (440.1mm) Body Maximum Width = 13.03" (330.9mm) Body Thickness = (45mm) 1-3/4" Plus Carved Top Number of Frets = 22 Nut Width = 1.69" (42.9mm) Fretboard Width at 22nd Fret = 2.22" (57.3mm) Fretboard Maximum Thickness = 1/4" (6.35mm) Fretboard Radius = 12" (304.8mm) Neck Reinforcement = 18" Dual Action Adjustable Truss Rod with Hex Nut. Adjustable at Headpiece Neck Attachment: Mortise & Tenon Joint - Glued Peghead Type: Standard Les Paul Type. 12.9 Degree Angle Tuning Machines: Classic Kluson Waffleback 3+3 - Perloid Keystone BTN Bridge: Classic Nashville Tune-O-Matic Tailpiece: Gotoh Stop Tailpiece w/ .990” (25.15mm) Bushings Plastic Binding Around Top Perimeter Body: 1-3/4” (45mm) Honduras Mahogany Carved Top: Curly Maple - Thickness Varies. Book-Matched Grain Neck: Honduras Mahogany Fretboard: Ebony or East Indian Rosewood
Number of Pickups: 2 (Matched Set) Neck Pickup: Based on Seymour Duncan Humbucking #SH1 Bridge Pickup: Based on Seymour Duncan Humbucking #SH1
Pickup Control: 3-Way Toggle Switch Left: Up Pickup On Center: Both Pickups On Down: Bridge Pickup On
Tone Controls: (1) Pot for Each Pickup Volume Controls: (1) Pot for Each Pickup Jack: Standard Side Mounted 1/4" Mono Phone Plug w/ Jack Plate
Solid Body Guitar Plan #15 Plan Content:
Guitar Plan Showing Top of Entire Guitar, Inc. Fretboard & Headpiece Guitar Back View Guitar Left Side View Guitar Front View - Cut Through Neck Looking at Cutaway Lateral Section Through Body Longitudinal Section Through Body, Neck & Peghead Neck Sections @ 1st, 6th and 12th Frets Body Cavity Layout Showing all Routed Cavities for Pickups, Wiring, Controls Etc. Detailed Wiring Diagram Fret Spacing Table
The Included Template Sheet provides you with the following template layouts:
Body + Cavity Routing Template for Body Shape, Pickup and Control Cavities, Wiring Channels Neck Profile & Plan Incl. Headpiece & Tuner Layouts Pickguard, Electronic Cavity Cover Plates, Truss Rod Plate Routing Templates Fretboard Routing Template, Incl. Fret Positions and Fretboard Radius Guides Contour Map of Carved Top Showing 1/16” Increments of Top Contour (6) Sections Through Top Showing Top Contour