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Guitars on the Work Bench
|People sometimes ask me why I just don't finish one or two
guitars at a time like most other builder? "I don't
know... I have a short attention span?"
"Sort off." But doing "set up" adjusting the tools and
machinery tends to take longer than doing the actual work. So once set-up,
I like to run off a number of copies, sets, part, whatever. I also like to
see things "in the clamps" waiting for the glue to dry while I work on
something else. Ok, it don't often happen that way, but as you can
see, the guitars
are starting to line up anyway. Plus I like the look of the collection.
Then there is the fact of French Polishing. It takes a long time to do, and you can only do so much of it at a time on any one instrument. And that is the big reason for the back up and yes... I'll stick to that line for now.
So, here is a list of projects and photos of instruments under way. Note; spec instruments get pushed to the back of the line so completions are not in number order. Any of the available instruments still have options for customization so if you see something you like, let me know and lets talk.
|Guitars on the Work Bench:
as of Dec 2014
|001||Electric Double Neck||Maple Neck/Cherry Body
Not for sale.
|026||Acoustic FC-D||Okoume Back, Sides and Top. Honduras Mahogany neck with a Okoume laminate down the middle.|
|028||Acoustic FC-D||Spalted Flame Maple back and sides, Sitka Spruce Top, Flame Maple neck with dual black pin lines.|
|029||Acoustic D-12||Spalted Flame Maple back and sides, Sitka Spruce Top, Flame Maple neck with dual black pin lines. Note: this is the sister guitar to the one above with all details identical. The backs and sides are cut from the same board with matching Spalt patterns and grain, the tops are cut from the same Sitka and have the same grain, the necks were cut from the same board and have matching flame patterns. I will want a lot of money for the pair.|
|030||Acoustic OO Size||Macassar Ebony / Bear Claw Sitka|
|032||Acoustic Jumbo||Back Walnut back and sides, heal and tail blocks, and Black Walnut neck, Sitka top|
|038||Acoustic Dreadnought V-cut||Cocobolo back and sides, Sitka top, African Mahogany
Neck, Ebony Fretboard.
Sold: Vernon Chapman
|035||Acoustic VC-D||Butternut back and sides, heal and tail blocks and Buternut neck, Sitka top|
|036||Acoustic VC-D||White Ash back and sides, Sitka top|
|040||Acoustic VC-D||American Sycamore back and sides, Sitka top, Honduras Mahogany neck|
|041||Acoustic Dreadnought V-cut||Honduras Mahogany / Sitka|
|042||Acoustic OO Size||Manitoba Maple / Sitka
Sold: Nadia Aragona
|043||Acoustic OO Size||Black Locust|
|044||Acoustic through-neck J F-cut||
Katalox / Maple / Sitka Spruce
Sold: Tony Lazzaro
|045||Acoustic Fan OO Size||Mango / Sitka|
|046||Acoustic Steel-string Ukulele||Sapele|
|047||Acoustic Dreadnought V-cut||Honey Locust|
|048||Acoustic 7-string Fan Dreadnought V-cut||Paduak|
|049||Acoustic Mini-J V-cut||Indian Rosewood|
|051||Electric Chambered Les Paul style||Flame Jarrah drop top / Cherry back / Flame Hard Maple neck
Sold: Keith Esplen
|053||Acoustic Dreadnought V-cut||Flame Honduran Mahogany|
|Unnumbered so far|