Category Archives: Rosette

Carina Nebula – New Guitar

This is a guitar I built for Valerie in Vancouver. Dark cedar, dark East Indian rosewood. She studies with Stanton Jack in Vancouver. This guitar: It’s great in so many ways. Some new pictures of the Carina Nebula by the … Continue reading

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On the bench – 640 Cedar

640 Cedar top (5 fan bar bracing I’ve been using on cedar for a few years).Movingui back and sides. Body is my “Bebe” style. Just a bit smaller my typical full size, but not as small as my Torres FE … Continue reading

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Left-handed complement?

I made a custom guitar for Jake Carlon in Pullman WA. Jake came to Blaine last summer to meet me and look at my shop and some of my woods. He expressed a couple of preferences then. First and most … Continue reading

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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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Rosette evolution

Brazilian background.

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New Guitar – Hello, Goodbye

About as soon as they are born, they leave. The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn happened in December 2020. The guitar “Conjunction” is a blend. A combination of many elements. Jazz, Flamenco, Classical. Also, a team effort with the customer. … Continue reading

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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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Hauser strung

I finished the Hauser, but before I sent it away I took a few pictures.

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The last Micah post for a while?

Just a couple pictures…you can click em to enlarge.

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Micah’s Rosettes

Micah finished his two rosettes! It is nice to see them done, mostly very well done.  It is also nice to have him in my workshop.  I also manage to get a bit of work done on the Hauser model.  … Continue reading

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