Telecaster Pickguard

Tomahawk - Telecaster Pickguard - in Cream/Black/Cream

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Overview

Decoboom's Tomahawk pickguard can be custom cut for your Telecaster, and features original artwork engraved on high-quality 3-ply acrylic.

The dropdown menus on this page will allow you to customize this guard to your specifications. Please use the reference guide to help you navigate the dropdown system for these and other models.

The Artwork

For every design we create, we do hours of careful research, drawing, and drafting to create an original piecewhich will complement your guitar.

The design is manufactured by engraving acrylic with carbide-tipped steel bits. We start with a custom-made 3-ply acrylic, which we then engrave using a rotary CNC engraver. We set the depth of the tool to engrave down through the top layer, revealing the contrasting color of the middle layer. By engraving, rather than printing, we create a design with depth and contour--a work of art that will last through the ages.

Made to Fit Your Guitar

We will cut this material according to your specifications using a CNC for a precise fit, with countersunk screw holes and beveled edges. We offer numerous custom options for shapes, pickups, and controls. If you can't find what you need through our extensive dropdown menu system, pleasecontact us for further assistance. 

The pictures shown here are meant to accurately represent the color options of this design, but please keep in mind that the the final product you receive will depend on the options you choose.

Please use our reference guide to ensure compatibility with your particular model of guitar, and feel free to contact usfor assistance.

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Guitar Parts Reference Guide

This page includes templates for most of the products we offer as part of our standard lineup.

If you are looking for a pickguard shape or configuration not listed here, please contact us. We are experts at creating custom configurations or custom shapes that will fit your needs. 

For example, we can do a Strat pickguard with three P90 pickups, a Jazzmaster pickguard without the upper controls, or a Tele pickguard with a custom neck pickup route (such as a humbucker or a Charlie Christian pickup). We can also create a custom shape profile for uncommon pickguard shapes, or to help you with your own original creation. The possibilities are endless for customization; simply contact us for more information.

The list below is not exhaustive, but please use the following PDF templates as a reference for some of the more common pickguard shapes we offer, and contact us if you need help in any way. 

 

PDF TEMPLATES

PICKUP COVERS

Humbucker Options Guide

 

NECKPLATE

4-bolt neckplate (industry-standard, fits almost all 4-bolt guitars and basses)

 

TELECASTER & VARIATIONS

Esquire 5-Hole

Esquire 8-Hole

Telecaster 5-Hole

Telecaster 8-Hole

Tele Thinline '69

Tele Thinline '72

Tele Custom

Tele Deluxe

 

STRATOCASTER

Stratocaster 11-hole Standard ('63-Present)

Stratocaster 8-hole ('54-'59, '57 Reissue)

Stratocaster 11-hole Vintage ('59-'63, '62 Reissue)

Stratocaster Custom Pickup Placement Guide

Stratocater Vintage-Style Tremolo Cover

 

JAGUAR

Jaguar (Vintage, AVRI, etc.)

 

JAZZMASTER

Jazzmaster (Vintage, AVRI, etc.)

 

CABRONITA

Cabronita

Cabronita Especial (no neck pickup)

DUOSONIC

Fender Duosonic (Offset Series)

Fender Duosonic 1993 Reissue, Made in Mexico

PRECISION BASS

Precision Bass 10-hole

Precision Bass 13-hole

 

JAZZ BASS

Jazz Bass 10-hole

Jazz Bass 11-hole

 

MUSTANG BASS

Mustang Bass

 

MUSTANG BASS PJ

Please be aware that Fender made a slight modification to the Mustang Bass PJ Bass at some point after its initial release; we offer both versions, but ask that you double-check your pickguard with both of these templates to see which template fits your model. 

Mustang Bass PJ - Template Version 1

Mustang Bass PJ - Template Version 2

Mustang Bass PJ - Version 1 and 2 Overlay Comparison

 

JAGUAR BASS

Jaguar Bass (CIJ)

 

GIBSON LES PAUL

Les Paul Standard