Thinline Tele / Telecaster Purple Burst + 50s Neck In Nitro - Kit of the Week No. 1

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This is our Brand new G & B Kit of the Week No. 1 Purple Burst Thinline + Neck

This Double Humbucker Telecaster Thinline has a Stunning English Sycamore Top on an Ash Body with a Nitro Purple Burst on the top and Open Pour Finish on the body. Also comes with custom fit backplate.

Matched with our One Piece Maple 50s U Tele neck finished aged Antique Nitro. 

This neck has a two way heel adjusted truss rod and medium fret wire.

All holes are pre-drilled. The body completely finished and ready for you to assemble. This body is great for your own DIY or kit build project

Please note, the guitar body in this photo is the body you will receive.

This Tele Thinline body & Neck is hand made in the UK by our small, professional team of luthiers and separately would usually be a total of £750 but each week we will do a special hand picked kit of the week that we will do crazy deals on. 

Please feel free to get in touch if you would like it fully assembled and set-up with your hardware or your spec'd hardware.

Not quite what you’re looking for? Contact us for any custom body requirements.
All models are available in Baseball Ash, Swamp Ash, Poplar, Alder, Korina, Mahogany, and a range of figured Tops.


Weight: 3kg

Dimensions: 60 x 40 x 6 cm

Body thickness: 42mm


All G&B guitar and bass bodies are made in our UK workshop using both traditional and modern methods of guitar building. Every piece is overseen by the master, luthier Neil Haynes. All of our bodies are sanded to 320 grit, perfect, and ready for finishing.

With over 20 years of experience as a luthier, Neil Haynes started as a master cabinet maker.

Neil's passion for music started at the age of six. A keen musician with an excellent ear, combining his love for wood and woodworking with his passion for music was the logical progression.

Guitar and Bass Build is renowned for the highest quality precision built instruments, using the best quality hardware and timber.

Each piece is carefully checked in all aspects; each one held to incredibly high standards.

All of our bodies, necks and templates are UK made by our skilled team in our U.K workshop!!!

All of our Electric Guitar & Bass bodies are build to the highest quality and are all checked by our Master Luthier before leaving the workshop.

We use safe and secure couriers to make sure your item reaches you in the same tip-top condition that it left our workshop. 

We use express delivery, so you'll get your parts as quickly as possible, and conveniently. You'll be able to track the delivery to know when to expect it. 


We try to ship all in-stock items from our workshop same-day on orders placed before 12.00 noon. 

For non-stock and bespoke parts, please note the dispatch times listed on the product pages. 

Delivery rates:

Express delivery is free of charge on all Bodies, Necks and Body blanks for UK orders. 

Rates for international orders vary by order and are calculated at checkout, but the following is a guide to our delivery rates:

UK: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: Free

UK: Orders comprising only pickups and other small accessories: £4.50 - £7.95

Europe: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: from £10

Europe: Pickups and other small accessories: £6.50 - £9.95

USA/Canada: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: from £20

USA/Canada: Pickups and other small accessories: £8.50 - £12.95


We have a 14 day returns policy. If you need to return an item please fill out the contact form on the returns page, here.

Please note that we cannot accept back returns if you change your mind on any bespoke item. However if an item is faulty we will of course address that with you. 

Q. Where are your bodies and necks made?
All of our bodies, necks, pickups and templates are proudly UK made by our team here in our workshop in Oxfordshire.

Q. Do you post abroad and what are the rates?
Yes, we'll calculate shipping rates at checkout for you, and you can quickly see if we ship to your country, here.

Q.Are all guitar and bass bodies and necks made in house?
Yes, all bodies and necks are made in house by experienced luthiers.

Q. Are we in any way affiliated with Fender?
No we aren't at all.

Q. Do you have a custom service available?
Yes please go to the customised Neck or Body Tab in the main menu and enter your specifications. If you have a requirement that isn't listed, please get in touch and we'll happily put together a bespoke quote for you.

Q. What are your order times for Custom Orders?
We currently have a 30-40 working day lead time on non-lacquered items and 45-60 working days on lacquered items but that depends on the finish. These are estimates and we try our best to get them out quicker than that to you.

Q. Do you have a custom spray shop service?
Yes, we certainly do. Please see the information tab in the main menu for examples of work and prices.

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