Whipped this one up on the weekend to mark whats known as “Remembrance Day” in Australia, and “Veterans Day” in the USA, the Tin Sign was gifted to me a few yrs back, and sat unforgotten on a shelf, in the belief that it was too big to do any thing with, Wrong!, it’s now what I believe is described as a “Big Box Guitar”
AGP #373 - “Lest We Forget”
(3 String Baritone Tin Sign Guitar)
Scale :711mm / 28inches
Strings : .040NW/ .026NW/ .018NW/
Tuning : G / D / g /
The Box is recycled Fence Palings, the Neck is Cypress Pine, both finished with 3 coats of a brush on French Polish Lacquer, and a 4.3k Delta Type Pickup is hardwired to the Output Jack.
Resisted the strong urge to take to the Box & Neck with the Gas Torch!, also toyed with the idea of covering the Box with Veteran related Pyrographic Phrases, but thought the simple "Lest We Forget" on the Tin Sign says it all, didn't cut any Sound Holes into it while building, working on the theory, add them later if needed, something I do with a lot of my builds, I'm not sure if this one needs them or not, sounds reasonably loud and nice enough at the moment without them, even to my deaf ears!
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Comment by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly on November 12, 2019 at 12:24am

Good to hear Cobba . 

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:43pm

"Thanks UJ"  :-)

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:43pm

"Thanks Denbo", definitely a Big Box, but reasonably light for its size!  :-)

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:41pm

"Thanks Bones", Yep!, all good up here, came close to being unnecessarily evacuated, we were right on the border of all the so called action!, :-)

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:36pm

"Thanks P!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ck   :-)

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:35pm

"Thanks BQ", the "Ham Fisters Rule"  :-D

Comment by AGP # on November 11, 2019 at 2:34pm

"Yep! Dave", If and when sound holes are added, they will be in sides of the Box  :-)

Comment by Uncle John on November 11, 2019 at 8:26am

Beautiful!

Comment by Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson on November 11, 2019 at 2:13am

Big Box, Big Tribute, Big Heart, nice one Mate :D

Comment by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly on November 11, 2019 at 12:31am

Looks great hey you all safe from the fires up that way Alan ? 

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