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#1408 Rusticator DC

Double cutaway, set neck version of the Rusticator Top is beech barnwood, on a cucumbertree base. Neck is maple and walnut, with a persimmon fretboard. Pickups are my own homespun humbuckers; bridge 8k; neck 7k Schroeder wraparound bridge/tailpiece. Grover tuners … Continue reading

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#1405 Barnstormer redesign

So, here is the newly redesigned Barnstormer. Most of the older ones had a single cutaway, and set neck~ The new ones have a double asymmetric cutaway, and a bolt on neck. The body is made from salvaged barn rafter … Continue reading

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#1404 Sparrowhawk #3

This is the third Sparrowhawk, and a little different from the first two. The wing faces are cut from pieces of an old door, and retain the original green paint. They are laminated onto butternut backs, and flank a yellow … Continue reading

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#1403 Rusticator redesign

I have been in the process, yet again, of redesigning all my stuff. I haven’t done a Rusticator in a long time, so it seemed like a good place to start. Here are a couple of the early ones~ And … Continue reading

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#1311 Sparrowhawk #1

This is the first of a batch I will be building for sale through DestroyAllGuitars I made the prototype, called simply “The Hawk” earlier this year. The new version has a bolt on neck with my new headstock, but is … Continue reading

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#1304 Muleskinner SC-2

Top: Three piece salvaged ash Back: One piece cucumbertree, moderately distressed Neck: Black walnut, with persimmon fretboard, compensated nut Pickups: Dismal homespun bridge~ Tele style, Alnico 2, 9000 turns, 7k ohms neck~ P90/Jazzmaster hybrid, alnico 5 polepieces, 7500 turns 42awg, … Continue reading

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#1303 Barnstormer SC-0

Three piece salvaged yellow pine body Soft maple neck with black locust fretboard Tonerider pickups: Vintage 90 bridge, Hot 90 neck Hipshot classic tuners Dismal Ax compensated aluminum bridge/tailpiece combo

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#1215 Road Dog Esquire

Body: One piece cucumbertree, with three piece salvaged yellow pine top Neck: Hard maple with persimmon fretboard Pickup: Seymour Duncan Hot tele stack Bridge: PRS intonated stoptail Tuners: Gotoh vintage Pickguard: 1958 West Virginia license plate Neck plate and pickup … Continue reading

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Something a little different…

This is what I am calling a “Banjimer.” It is essentially a hybrid of a banjo and a dulcimer, and I made it for Shanti Curran, of Arborea For those unfamiliar, the dulcimer is a traditional Appalachian folk instrument played … Continue reading

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#1207 and #1208 Two for Rebel Guitars

Rebel Guitars in Alabama is the newest Dismal Ax dealer and has recently ordered a Road Dog and a Privycaster with Alabama “Heart of Dixie” license tags. In addition to these special editions, they will also be carrying the standard … Continue reading

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