My Bass in progress by Pete Skjold

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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 12-14-2009 06:17 PM 2887 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pete has been building my Bass guitar for the last 6 months with my madrone top. Just wanted to show if off. This is the newest pics. It still needs to be sanded down and polished but it is coming along great!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#1 posted 12-14-2009 06:25 PM

Wow! this is very nicely built and excellent finish. Great progress. The burl figure, I don’t know what better word to say it out..

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 11:13 PM


-- Happy woodworking!

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#3 posted 12-14-2009 11:45 PM

oooooooooh beautiful!! And the sides are just as beautiful as the top.. well almost anyway :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 12:26 AM

Wow. That is a beauty Greg.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 12:29 AM

that is a sick looken burl. is that brushing lacquer or spray on?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 12:38 AM

Spray on!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#7 posted 12-16-2009 11:23 PM

Beautiful guitar

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#8 posted 12-18-2009 01:35 AM

Excellent choice.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 03-10-2012 06:31 AM

Wow Greg! Is it going to be a 4 string or will it be extended range?

-- that WOOD be cool..... JL

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#10 posted 03-10-2012 01:00 PM

This is a beautiful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 03-12-2012 04:46 AM

this one has been done and have been using it for over a year. It plays very nice. yes it is a 4 string.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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