Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Finished up my last one of the year. This has a Mag pickup out of a Fender Strat, and a piezo pickup embedded in the Purpleheart Bridge. I used upgraded vintage style tuners on this one. Really like the way it turned. I'll be holding on to this one for awhile. I sold 9 Guitars/Ukes in the last 6-8 weeks for the Holidays, so it's time for a little R&R. I'll be back in January.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Recently, I started a commission build (thanks Bro!) using a vintage Cigar Box (circa 1901). The box was in rough shape, with paper peeling in many places. Otherwise the all wood box was very sound. Is a little warped on the top, but that's getting addressed as well. After getting the paper seated, I put 4-5 coats of High Gloss Lacquer on the box, and started to work. We decided to take the sound out the side on this one to protect the top, and it looks cool as well.
This box is a "Miss Ethel" brand, and originated in Maryland (I think). The label on the end says "The 5 cent cigar of America".
Will post additional pics as I progress.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Off to North Carolina next weekend for a week of R&R on the Outer Banks (YEAH!), so it will be a few weeks before I post again.
I'm thinking of trying a metal Banjo type instrument if I can find the right pot, pan, or hubcap. Should be interesting!
Monday, August 30, 2010
Next project? A pair of Ukes. Stay tuned ...
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Back to my day job tomorrow ... the hobby will have to wait til next weekend!
Del @ Barefoot Boogie Guitars