Solo Tele Style DIY Guitar Kit, Semi Hollow Basswood Body

4.88 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
(8 customer reviews)

$ USD 129.99

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Product Description

This unfinished guitar kit has everything for building your own Tele Style Electric Guitar You will need only some basic tools and finishing supplies. This kit includes all parts and step-by-step instructions to build a complete, playable custom guitar. All challenging wood cutting, drilling and shaping is already done professionally, as well as fret leveling and dressing. Included in Kit:

  • Basswood body with a poly sealant
  • Unfinished maple neck with maple fingerboard
  • Hex threaded peghead bushings with washers
  • String Retainers
  • Tuning Machines
  • Strings
  • Strap Buttons
  • Pickguard Assembly
  • Bridge Assembly
  • Neck Plate
  • Control Plate Assembly
  • Jack plate
  • Ground Wire
  • Cord
  • Hex wrench for truss-rod adjustment
  • Allen Key for saddle height adjustment
  • All mounting screws are included
IMPORTANT (in addition to our standard return policy): due to their nature kits can be returned only in virtually untouched condition and in original package.

Technical Details

DIY Kit Information
Finish
Style
Poly Resin Sealer
Tele
Body Information
Pickguard
Thickness
Material
Binding
3-ply, wbw
1 3/4
Basswood
White Top
Neck Information
Fretboard
Fretboard Radius
Construction
Frets
Inlays
Scale Length
Side Markers
Thick 12fth
Width 12fth
Thick Nut
Width Nut
Maple
12″
Bolt-On
22 Frets
Black Dot
25 1/2″
Black
15/16″
2″
7/8″
1 5/8″
Hardware and Electronics
Hardware Color
Selector Type
Bridge
Controls
Electronics
Pickups
Tuners
Chrome
3-Way Toggle
Plate Hard Tail
1V | 1T
Un-assembled
2 x SC
Schaller Style

8 reviews for Solo Tele Style DIY Guitar Kit, Semi Hollow Basswood Body

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Just received the guitar. I got it in no time at all. A couple of working days. I am very impressed with this free delivery service! The guitar oarts look really good and seem to be of high quality. Snug fit between the neck and the body. That is pretty much all I can say at this point. I intend to provide more comments when it is built. From what I can tell so far, I believe this inexpensive “project” guitar will exceed my expectations. Another thing I would like to mention is that Matt from Solo has been very helpful and quick to respond to all my emails. Customer service is excellent! That’s it for now.

  2. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Well this was purchased as a gift from my wife, so I will not be assembling it for a few months, but the customer service and delivery was unbelievable. They kept me in the loop when they received the product, and I received it the day after I ordered it. Everything looks good, and I’m looking forward to assembly it, it’s going to be a beautiful ax to play.

  3. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    My guitar is not built yet but all looks good so far: sanding is coming along nicely. Wood seems to be of good quality as does all the hardware. Customer service is top notch, Matt replies to questions same day. I will send a photo when the project is complete.

  4. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Building a guitar has been on my radar for sometime. Some woodworking knowledge and tools are required, however, the Solo guitar kit made this build a reality for me by eliminating the need for extensive knowledge or expensive equipment and tools in order to complete. There were minor adjustments required, however, the neck and body fit was excellent as well as all of the hardware and controls were included and fit properly. Originally it was my intention to upgrade some of the hardware and pickups, but upon completion it became apparent that this wasn’t necessary as everything works and sounds great. The neck fret work was level and only required minor polishing. Matt at Solo was very helpful and fast to respond to any questions or concerns I had. The result was a really nice guitar that plays and sings at a fraction of the price that one will pay for a completed brand name instrument. It also allowed me to gain the knowledge and confidence to order and build another one.

  5. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I purchased a new kit last year and it is the best thing I could have done. I had a great experience building it. I am now waiting for a warlock or higher end jazz to come available. Thanks Solo
    Fred

  6. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    So far so good. The delivery was quick. I sent an email to thank solo for the quick service and got a quick reply which tells me these guys care. I haven’t finished building it yet but everything looks okay and I’m looking forward to playing the finished product. I’ve been mentioning Solo gear to everyone I can mention you guys to. Thank you for being here in Canada. I really this company is doing well and continues providing these products. I’m really, really happy and excited with my purchase. When I’m finished this one I’ll probably get another one. It’s been a fun project so far. Cheers Solo gear and thank you guys.

  7. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    This thing is more than what it looks that’s for sure, despite the single coils the tone matches my Gibson without a single flaw.

    These kits are more surprising than anything I’ve played. Makes you wonder why everything else is so pricey

  8. 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    The kit was easy to assemble. I had my buddy do up the wiring though. The pickups are dead quiet and are actually pretty decent. The sound is rather airy probably due to the semi-hollow aspect I suppose. The neck pocket fit was ok, not perfect but within acceptable parameters. I’ve seen American tele’s with worse neck pocket gaps than this one. But the biggest feature of this guitar and site was the price. I checked around quite a bit and this was definitely a huge factor for me. I will definitely pick up another guitar from this company down the road.

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