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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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Closing the box.

Working on Nacio’s 8. In this gallery, closing up the box.

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Pieces of Nacio’s Eight

An 8 string neck requires more material and thought. It’s been about 8 years since I’ve done and 8 string. I’ve been constructing the pieces…

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