Hey there HMMC-
I have built one guitar, and do not by any means consider myself to be a Luthier, as many of you are. I have a situation which has developed, I've been asked by the friend who used my reso. on their CD what to put in the liner notes as "my company name".. the issue is, I do not have a company, nor do I intend to!
My friend implied they want to put something on there and suggested either using just my name, or he came up with
Got my neck mounted today,and all my electronics came in this week,the guitar portion of my project is over halfway done.I constructed both top and bottoms of the case this morning,am supprised at how quick it's moving.…Continue
I've seen billet aluminum necks, composite necks, and of course wooden necks, but I don't think I've seen a formed aluminum neck;.
I think it would be possible and strong enough if done correctly.
Has anyone tried this before?
Added by mike mccaw on August 19, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments
This is a bit overdue but thanks again for the great guitar. My wife Shelly didn't even scold me which I attribute to the guitar's beauty.
There was an employee at the hotel we stayed at in St Paul who is a player and he went nuts for it. He kept saying it's folk art (which it is). I was walking out of the hotel (the day after I found myself hanging in the lobby next to Billy Crystal, Robin Williams and Steve Martin - Im sure you know Martin is quite the…Continue
I started on a few of these guitars this summer, and I thought I'd try my hand at another progress blog.
The bodies are mostly African Mahogany, a couple of canarywood and one Bubinga in there too. When all is said and done they'll all have figured maple necks and one kind of rosewood or another as the fretboard. Another feature I'm putting on these that I don't see very often is a wood pickguard and control cover. The one in the picture is an African Mahogany body with…Continue
EDIT: Here it is: …Continue