Took the day off today and set up the wood lathe that’s been sitting around here for the last five months. This thing makes a mess! But I did manage to turn out a simple little wooden mallet. Advertisements
A little bit different. This is a five string guitar tuned to open G. I managed to use the clear panel of the cigarbox as the soundboard for this guitar. It has a tiger maple neck with a cedar head, … Continue reading
This is about as small as I can feasibly make instruments. This is a cigarbox banjo. The fretboard is maple, and the neck and saddle are buckeye burl. I might opt for a bone nut on this one eventually to … Continue reading
Kris and I finished up a set of beer mugs for a customer today. They turned out pretty good. They’re made from cedar and hold something like 20 ounces of Apple juice.
Here’s a mock up for a set of beer mugs for a customer. It’s still drying, so it’ll get rope or leather bindings around the top and bottom grooves.
Sorry I haven’t been posting lately, I’ve been gearing up for a guitar show here at the end of next month. Here’s a few of what I’ve been working on.
A little more work on the turtle shell guitar today. I added the tuners, and made/added the cocobolo nut, bridge, and saddle. Just waiting for the pins and strings to get here. The only things left to do are cut … Continue reading