Saturday, April 28, 2012

Vintage Resonator

Whenever I start a project, I play a bit with what the possibilities could be. After staring at this old vintage cedar cigar box (courtesy of my father), I've decided to put this thrift store metal bowl inside the guitar (sitting on a platform to let it ring), and make a 4 string resonator guitar out of it. Not quite sure how I'll secure the neck yet, but I'll figure it out. 
Follow along ... more pics in a few weeks.

The Coleman Special

Here's a short video of a recent build called "The Coleman Special".  Just sent off to Virginia to a new home.