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one more oldie

this one is a barnstormer sc2 from 2011 arched beech barnwood top on buckeye back with distressed finish on back/sides walnut neck with cucumbertree laminates and persimmon fretboard 25″ scale, 24 frets seymour duncan ’59 humbuckers pigtail wraparound bridge hipshot … Continue reading

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older redbird

this is a redbird i built in 2012, and has been at fanny’s house of music for a few years. top is curly red cedar, on a salvaged yellow poplar back. neck is red mulberry, with walnut and osage orange … Continue reading

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older muleskinner bass

another of the ones i recently got back from california. this is a muleskinner bass i built in 2011 this also suffered from an unfortunate pickguard. as such… and now… body is one piece yellow poplar, with torched edges. neck … Continue reading

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an oldie…

recently got a few axes back that had been in california for several years, unsold. i am in the process of tinkering with and updating them a bit. this one is a muleskinner from 2010, which just got a new … Continue reading

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new blog

so i have a new blog now, for non-guitar-related stuff, like photography, ramblings and musings, and some of the more personal stuff that maybe some don’t want to read about here, which is quite ok, of course, as the internets … Continue reading

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#1503 Barnstormer DC

no, the picture is not backwards or upside down, this is indeed a left handed barnstormer with a “reverse” headstock; a custom order. had to constantly check to make sure i had things the right (or rather left) way around … Continue reading

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frozen…

so, i have not done much in the past week, except for feeding the woodstove. the latest polar vortex did a bit of a number on this area, encasing it in alternating layers of snow and ice. they don’t plow … Continue reading

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#1501 barnstormer sc

Bookmatched, quartersawn red mulberry top on chambered basswood body. Cherry neck with persimmon fretboard. Three single coil pickups with a three position switch and a new wiring arrangement~ the middle pickup is tapped halfway through the winding, and the middle … Continue reading

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#1410 barnstormer sc

Playing with milk paint some more, this time on sassafras I cut on my portable sawmill years ago. I miscalculated the shrinkage rate at the time, and after it dried, it was the thickness of a guitar body~ no room … Continue reading

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#1409 Barnstormer prototype

This is one I put together from an older neck, and a body prototype from when I was reworking the barnstormer DC design. I also used it to try out a couple ideas~ the finish is milk paint on barnwood, … Continue reading

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