Tsunami SUT (Souped Up Tele)

  • Advertise with us
Project by Tennessee posted 01-30-2012 09:28 PM 1513 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is about as close to a standard model as I get.
Tele body with the old style pickguard, inlaid, with THREE pickups. Standard Tele pickups and an additional overwound humbucker in the middle.
This one is Ambrosia Maple and Redheart, maple and rosewood neck. Note the opposing racing stripe front and back.
Five way switch, Neck,Neck/Bridge,Bridge,Bridge/Humbucker,Humbucker.
One Volume, one Tone.
Neck is 3 tuners on a side on the headstock, not six on a side like a normal Tele.
Tsunami Tonal Chamber standard under the pickguard.
First three positions are for the country twang and standard play, last two positions are for classic rock and power rock. Sold about five of this model so far, all in different wood schemes. This one went to New York State.
Thanks for lookin!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

8 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


113840 posts in 2670 days

#1 posted 01-30-2012 09:30 PM

That’s fantastic a real dream guitar.

-- Custom furniture

View Tennessee's profile


2022 posts in 1607 days

#2 posted 01-30-2012 09:32 PM

Thanks, Jim!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

View bvdon's profile


466 posts in 2107 days

#3 posted 01-30-2012 09:54 PM

Nice work! Working on my first bass guitar as we speak.


View florentin's profile


65 posts in 1412 days

#4 posted 01-30-2012 10:52 PM

looking great!


View tinnman65's profile


1245 posts in 2507 days

#5 posted 01-31-2012 02:16 AM

Nice looking guitar, I listened to some youtube videos of some of your other instruments they sound great as well as they look!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View carguy460's profile


799 posts in 1428 days

#6 posted 01-31-2012 02:46 AM

Very cool – love the pickguard! I love a tele with a humbucker!!

-- Jason K

View Ken90712's profile


16047 posts in 2281 days

#7 posted 01-31-2012 02:47 AM

Great job! The only thing I know about guitars is it really looks noce. Hows she sound!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Tennessee's profile


2022 posts in 1607 days

#8 posted 01-31-2012 03:37 PM

Go to the website and listen to the youtube videos!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics