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Rosette Madness Strikes.

OK. I do roses one at a time. There are similarities, and I do duplicates, but I don’t just churn them out. There is something like inspiration that I need. This one is for a very exciting player, Nacio, who … Continue reading

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Easy neck profile

Making a neck profile is theoretically easy but in practice, it’s hard! Using foam core poster board, it is pretty easy in practice! I hope these are clear.

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Table for one.

French polish station and gourmet food station.

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Stringing and the 12 hole tie-block

Traditionally, tie-blocks have one hole for each string. The single hole method results in a loop around the string between the tie-block and the saddle, which does a couple of things that are annoying. The first is to lessen the … Continue reading

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And now, a musical interlude with my friend Hanh

Hanh is such a lovely person. And she can play guitar with so much technical expertise and passion.

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3 piece back for an 8 string guitar

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Carving the neck: steps and pictures

This is a a guitar built for my own preference. A shorter scalelength, simple themes. And the neck profile that I like best, with a taper down to a not too thin first position location.

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Guitar for Larry

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I have been working on this guitar for a long time! It is worthy of some good pictures, so I put together a gallery.  I’ll try to get some sounds together.  It sounds like Segovia recordings (without Segovia). Here is … Continue reading

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Sides for the backs

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Center Back Inserts

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From time to time I’d like to use a set that is too small.  I could add “wings to the edge of the set, but I like adding a contrasting center strip, or wedge insert to the back. Here are … Continue reading

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