Curvy Box Guitar: The body is possibly an "old" wooden "curvy" trinket box that I bought from a newsagent which, oddly enough, also sold antiques. I decided to give this build a slightly worn and aged look to compliment the box. I stained and sympathetically "aged" the sapele neck and fitted brass frets. The box was lightly sanded, waxed and polished to bring out the colour detail. I made the nut, bridge saddle and the rear mounting bracket for the strings from brass bar. Pickup is an Original Flatpup Classic wound to 8k with a stained/aged wooden surround. Tone/Volume knobs are made from 14mm stained wooden beads embedded with 6mm Gold MOP fretboard dot inlays. The action is set so that I can comfortably play fretted and slide. Tuning is CGC. It produces a pleasant trebly tone when played unplugged.

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Comment by John Matrishon on April 15, 2019 at 9:24pm

Colors on “curvy” are outstanding. Blended so nicely

Comment by Joe Caruso on April 15, 2019 at 7:21am

A very classy looking CBG. Nice.

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on February 28, 2019 at 4:12am

Thank you for your kind comments guys.

Comment by Poorness Studios on February 27, 2019 at 7:51pm

Some sexy curves right there. Nice build!

Comment by AGP # on February 27, 2019 at 5:47pm

"Different", BUT!, "Very Very Nice", also good to see the description of the materials used, and the construction methods used, Well Done Bob!  :-)

Comment by Uncle John on February 27, 2019 at 4:53pm

High 9s., Ambrose.

Comment by Dave Lynas on February 27, 2019 at 9:58am

A beauty Ambrose. Love that curvy box! Not to mention the flatpup!

Comment by BeetleJuice! on February 27, 2019 at 7:05am

really cool!

Comment by Jerry Jordan on February 27, 2019 at 7:00am

Superb.,.,

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