Building CBG's for a couple of years gave me the confidence in using hand tools to attempt a six string custom L-00. I worked under the supervision of local luthier Dave Bagwill and it took me several months to complete.
Since this is not a CBG I won't take up a ton of space here but thought some might enjoy looking at a couple of photos. Body is Sitka Spruce over East Indian Rosewood with Cocobolo trim and a Mahogany neck and Ebony fretboard.
It is ladder braced,14 fret to…Continue
Here is an update to the Vibro-Uke design progression. I started with the basic Echo-Uke design and added additional tines made from an old bandsaw blade and light weight springs. I also added a soundport to the upper bout and a piezo disk pickup. I now have the piezo wedged between the support and soundboard.
I will upload two videos, both are acoustic recordings played into a condensor mic. The first one compares how the different designs affected the sound and the second video…Continue
Converted 3 string electric/acoustic resonator slide guitar spoon. Beechwood body serving spoon designed and manufactured by Kikkerland. Handwash only. String scale is 7 ¾…Continue