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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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#1407 barnstormer SC

This is a single cutaway version of the barnstormer, with simpler appointments.. The body is cucumbertree, with an elm barnwood top featuring the worn remains of the original red paint. Neck is hard maple, with a persimmon fretboard Pickups are … Continue reading

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me

So yeah, a little about me, to clear up any confusion, and possibly to cause some. I used to be called George, but now I am Gwen. The former was largely a facade built up over a lifetime of fear. … Continue reading

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#1406 Wisconsin road dog

This one is a custom commission, and possibly the last T********r shaped ax I will build. I love this guitar as much as any of the others I have made, but I have gotten a bit tired of using this … Continue reading

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#1401 Sparrowhawk #2

Body~ Salvaged quartersawn poplar center block; virginia pine wings, with chestnut barnwood tops Neck~ Hard maple, with persimmon fretboard Available at DestroyAllGuitars

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