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More of Brandon’s guitar

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A guitar for Brandon

I’ve been working on a guitar for a player in nearby Vancouver BC. I make all the parts in my shop. They will start going together pretty quickly.

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Still Life with Guitar

I got an email from James Bishop Edwards this morning. Here is what he wrote: Hi Steve, sometimes the morning light hits the guitar and it looks beautiful so I have to take a photo.:)

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Batuque – refreshing the finish

One of the nice things about french polish shellac is that it can be refreshed. So, after Batuque got it’s back repaired and replaced, I began give it a refreshed finish. It looks pretty good. Not perfect, but it’s not … 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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A concert and a walk with Gyan Riley

Friday night I went to a concert at the Western Front art house in Vancouver. Gyan Riley was playing and it was a total pleasure to see and hear him play for a long set. Gyan’s technique is classical, but … Continue reading

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Kyle takes the cake…. The OC Guitar Festival

Kyle Khembonjong placed first in the youth division at the Orange County Guitar Festival last weekend. Congratulations Kyle. Here he is holding his certificate and with Manuel Barrueco. These guys can both play guitar pretty well, and it looks like … 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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I also play.

Photo credit: Merrilee

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Three cut-aways… Necks

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On the project of cut-aways… http://ganzguitars.com/wp/new-design-for-cut-away/ I am making a batch of 3 of them. All will be negras, with Indian Rosewood back and sides. Two will be 650 scales, one 640. One will be Spruce, the other two Cedar. … Continue reading

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