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La Guitarra

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I’ll be at a guitar festival this weekend. La Guitarra California. I started two guitars in the last week of July. Challenging to get them done before I had to leave Blaine, but they went together pretty nicely. Finishing was … Continue reading

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Guitar Garden Party

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In August the Northwest Classical Guitar Society came to Blaine for a BBQ and some music. Fun, music, beer, BBQ, Guitar… We had guests from Spain and North Carolina, plus some familiar faces, a concert on the concrete, and a … Continue reading

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Top for Larry’s II

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I chose the best top. I felt that it was the Micah top. And then I made the worlds most beautiful rosette for it and inlaid it into the world’s best spruce top.

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Choosing a Spruce Top for Larry’s Guitar

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Larry liked (loved, bonded, enjoyed…) his guitar that he immediatlely (after a pause to ask himself if he was crazy) ordered a second. It will have a smaller body, like a Romanillos plan, again with some awesome rosewood. But choosing … Continue reading

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NW Guitar festival, Sharon Isbin Class, Sakellariou concert… , and a story

Sharon Isbin is playing the Aranjuez in Bellingham this afternoon. It is the climactic performance at the Northwest guitar festival, which has been going on for the past two days. Right about now, 10am, George Sakellariou is giving a master … Continue reading

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Nacio’s 8 strung

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Here’s the pun. Nacio’s 8 is finely done.

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A New Face

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Again with the new face! A new top for my personal guitar. It is not a Bernabe

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Rescue the Rose

With the top off, I can rescue the rosette. I could make a new one, but I like re-using if possible.

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I made this guitar for myself about 3 years ago. The date is 3 weeks into the survival of my heart attack. I have made guitars that I would not mind having, but since my first guitar in 1970, I … Continue reading

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Fitting and Gluing the fingerboard.

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Fitting and Gluing the fingerboard.

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