Category Archives: cedar

Cedar top, 640 scale length, cut-away

Here is a quite nice instrument. Very easy to play. I wrote about it before on this blog. It is a sibling of the one I built for Pedro Cortes in 2019. It has been here all that time. I … Continue reading

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Batuque… more pictures from before restoration

The loose back braces were the biggest issue and needed to be fixed. Some of the cosmetic issues were really not critical. Although the broken bindings were. Because of the damage to the bindings, I decided to replace them, and … Continue reading

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Batuque from 2003

Here is a guitar with a history. It’s been through some emotional and physical trials. It’s nice to have it here in Blaine to be fixed up. Built in 2003, in Bellingham. Brazilian rosewood that I got in the early … Continue reading

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Three Cut-aways – Tops

Two cedar, one spruce. All three tops will be what I call “channel top” construction.

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Sweeping up around the computer….odds and ends

I have been way too busy at my .5 time day job… too busy to spend enough time on guitars, that’s for sure.  The quarter ends in a week or so.  I’m right in the middle of grading exams.  It’s … Continue reading

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