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8 string guitar

Why would you want more strings? Isn’t the guitar full of strings already? 8 strings extend the range of notes in a satisfying way.

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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 Guitar – Gravity Waves

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I couldn’t fit “gravitational” onto the label. Here is a new kid on the block.  I got most of this wood for this particular instrument from a dear friend a decade or so in the past.  The top is haselfichte … Continue reading

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Ekachai and the third twin…

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A while back… I posted about the third twin.. er triplet. Ghost Spruce http://ganzguitars.com/wp/index.php/2015/09/28/the-third-triplet-see-through-cedar/ It has been strung up for a while now and I’ve been playing it.. and playing around with it. I installed an arm-rest, a tap plate … Continue reading

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New Guitar – El Negrito

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El Negrito – a piece by Antonio Lauro. The little black… Romanillos vein, 640 scalelength, dark Brazilian rosewood, Euro spruce. This one is not betrothed… yet.

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Evaluating and optimizing spruce tops…

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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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Nacio’s 8 strung

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

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