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New Guitar pics – April ’18

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Here is a new guitar for a good local customer.  Old Brazilian.  Euro spruce.  Ganz/Romanillos design. Lined with cypress.  I am honored and  thankful for the trust and sponsorship of my work by my customers.

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New maple Romanillos style.

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New guitar.  Maple Romanillos style.  Very similar to one I built 10 years ago or so.  Finishing now.

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New Guitar – “Pluto”

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Another new guitar. This one is Pluto. In case you are wondering, try googling “New Horizons, Gravitational Waves, Pluto”, or just click here. Euro Spruce, Honduran Rosewood.  Hauser style.

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Good Things Come In Trees (and Threes) – Tops

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The Triplets will have tops from the same billet of cedar. They are nearly identical. (No two pieces of wood from a tree are identical; nearly is as close as you can get.) So I joined the three tops and … Continue reading

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Santa’s guitar progress

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For the last 3 weeks, I have been trying to get my shop in order. I have two pretty important machines that are down. My thickness drum sander and a bandsaw are down. I won’t recount exactly what is wrong, … Continue reading

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Almost done….

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A new ‘Ganzanillos’ style guitar. Built by Ganz, an homage to the Romanillos design (I studied with Jose in 2004). 650 mm scalelength Italian Spruce top East Indian Rosewood Maple binding Amboyna burl rosette As it happens, I have no … 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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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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