Silverliner. My first attempt at a Tin Box Guitar. I bought this metal Dutch biscuit (cookie) box from an old antiques store. Cut the centre picture out and inserted 3-ply guitar scratchplate laminate. Box is strengthened with ply. I thought I would try to use the laminate as a fretboard to match... a bit tricky cutting and inserting the frets, but managed it. Neck is laminated walnut and oak , lightly stained and polished. I decided to insert some shaped off-cuts and a line of fret wire along the tail and head stock to finish. Chrome bolt-ons/electrics and butterfly machine heads. It feels solid and nice to play. Tuning is presently GDG.

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Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on March 23, 2019 at 5:10am

BrianQ, Thanks for the "Liking".

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on March 22, 2019 at 9:11am

Many thanks for "Liking" my first TBG attempt - Keith, UJ, AGP #, Dave, Denbo, George. Regards, Bob "Ambrose".

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on March 21, 2019 at 9:30am

Thanks Jerry, much appreciated.

Comment by Jerry Jordan on March 21, 2019 at 9:26am

Snazzy and very cool.,.,

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on March 21, 2019 at 9:10am

Dave, Don, AGP #, Uncle John -  I appreciate and value your kind comments.  This was a bit of an experimental build for me, particularly with the scratchplate fretboard, but still fun to build... I did wonder if it would work. 

Comment by Uncle John on March 21, 2019 at 8:29am

Very nice.  I like it.  It's kind of too fancy for what I like to play, yet it would sure look great on the wall and to take down for an occasional spin.   Very cool.

Comment by AGP # on March 20, 2019 at 6:17pm

"Classy Build Bob", definitely got the "Million Bucks" look about it  :-) 

Comment by Don Craig on March 20, 2019 at 5:26pm

Beautiful, nice ideas for details.

Comment by Dave Lynas on March 20, 2019 at 3:25pm

Very classy looking. Baroque. Fancy fretboard, Wow Ambrose

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