Wednesday, December 16, 2009

00 zouk....

the last week or so.....

not a fish, this is the bracing!!


soundhole cut after glueing on a patch to support it


neck carving started, but still a long way to go....


braces glued in.....


maple bridge plate.....


and the top is on!!


Saturday, December 12, 2009

life is very busy in school at the minute.

open night is coming up and we've decided to go all mechanisms in the Technology & design dept.

firast a clatterpillar and "Bath time at granny's"

the clatterpillar needs painted, and the faces on the bathtime "victims" need re-done as the sad mouths look more like moustaches.

118 118 anyone?

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and then a little digger.

it has since been dismantled and primed, ready for yellow & black gloss on Monday.¤t=Picture070.flv

as far as guitarry stuff is concerned, the cutaway mando is in the post, I have to arrange a meet up with the OM's new owner for a handover, and the abalone for the rosette on the jumbo is mislaid in the post mid atlantic.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Cutaway mando & OM pretty much done.

just a little tweek needed on the set-up.

I recorded a little piece on them today

straight from the piezos to the PCs soundcard, the software is audacity, no FX, no eq and no quality in the playing!! My excuse is that my finger is still sore from when I took the end off it with a table saw a while back.......

still, here's Lolo's lulabye, a tune I wrote for my daughter.

and here's what they look like



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Married with 4 kids, Christian, worship leader, luthier