One day I really wanted to learn the banjo, so I made one quick.
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
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.
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
Another cigar box ukulele. This one is actually a tenor ukulele and has 18 frets. The box is cedar, the neck, and inner supports are mahogany, the bridge, saddle, and fretboard are all rosewood.
Today I built a cigar box ukulele for a friend of mine to take with him when he heads off to New York in a few weeks. The neck is maple, the nut and bridge are bone, and the fretboard … Continue reading
I finished shaping the tailpiece and bridge today. I strung it up and it actually doesn’t sound half bad. I just wish I were a better fiddle player haha. This one is actually for sale through eBay here ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/281308815678?redirect=mobile … Continue reading
I strung the violin today just to see if it would actually play. Now I just need to learn to play it. Also I made a quick bow for it.