AGP #370 - “Stellar” - (3 String Tennis Racket Guitar)
Scale:25inches - Strings :.032NW/.020NW/.015PS/
Tuning : C G c
The Headstock is Grey Ironbark, the Tailpiece Timber etc is 7mm Pine Ply, the Fretboard is European Beech and a 5.8k MGB Mini Box Bucker Pup is hardwired to the Output Jack. Thanks to Eric Denton and his great Tennis Racket Builds for the inspiration!
At the risk of being accused of Photo Bombing, Iv’e aslo added a few Pics of some of the methods I used in the construction process. :-)

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Comment by AGP # on October 22, 2019 at 4:34pm

"Thanks BQ" Final Score, 5 Sets to 0, Stellar done a fine job!, even though she's a "Taiwanese Cheapy", and yes!, one of my main aims on this one, was to keep the Racket face as free from clutter as possible!.   :-)

Comment by AGP # on October 22, 2019 at 4:25pm

"Thanks Dave!", I think I picked up the term "Photo Bomb" from an anonymous pick quote some years back!, might have to change it now to "Cluster Bombing", I like that one!.

There are programs that allow you to put together Multi Views, some you pay for!, some for free!, but the easy and free method I use, is on my PC, which runs Windows 10, is to, first convert the pics to a uniform size such as 4" x 6", or in my case 3" x 5" using Microsoft Office Picture Manager, then drag & drop them onto a Microsoft Word page, then resize again to fit the page, and use the Windows 10 Snipping Tool to capture the Multi Picture, I hope that makes sense!, and is easy enough to understand, after doing it this way for some time now, it has become a quick and instinctive process for me. :-)

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on October 22, 2019 at 11:47am

It's Game, set and match AGP.  I like the subtle and minimalistic build approach. Stellar job mate!

Comment by Dave Lynas on October 22, 2019 at 4:32am

Photo bombing AGP. Never heard of such. Nice term. I think you cluster bomb. :^) I like you photo multi views. I don’t know how to do that yet.

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