Working through some leftovers from the Holidays. This was a fun build and sounds great.

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Comment by Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans on January 22, 2020 at 5:41pm
Very nice work, Thomas. I'm sure your friend will love it!
Comment by Thomas Case on January 22, 2020 at 8:00am
Thanks Bob,

I had another La Aroma box, but this was an older one. I discovered after cutting the sound hole that it was actually Spanish cedar inside the plywood soundboard. It sounds great like you mentioned, but it is not the first box I would have picked for the build. You just never know what you will get until you build it.
Comment by Poorness Studios on January 20, 2020 at 7:48pm

Nice bracing on the box top.

Comment by Bob Johnston on January 20, 2020 at 10:55am

Great build!  I did a through neck tenor and would like to make another without a through neck.  I like the bracing you did.  Also the hole cutter was a great idea that I'll have to copy.  I built two CBG's using the La Aroma de Cuba boxes and really like the acoustic sound.  It would probably be better using the bottom which is thinner and not mdf.  I have three more of the same box so I guess I'll find out.

Good job!

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