Well, technically it’s not a cigar-box guitar because the (new) box was made for 3 small sample bottles of booze, Port to be precise. The name Amália has everything to do with a Portuguese Fado-guitar being the inspiration for this build...
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Location: Alqueidão, Tomar , Portugal
I started out in 1991 in Echteld (Netherlands) as a framemaker, moved to the north of the country in 1995 where I opened "De Kijkerij". After I won the Art & Frame award in 2005 (for being the best framemaker of the Netherlands), I sold my shop and worked on the emigration to Portugal. After 4 years of restoring our 200 year old cottage and the ruin next to it, time came to take up the planers, chisels and wood glue again.... Still working on the conversion of the old ruin into a new wood workshop...
-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal http://www.notjustsawdust.com
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|added project||A Portuguese souvenir..||01-31-2015 07:08 PM|
|commented on||Strum stick / Dulcitar||12-22-2014 09:27 PM|
|commented on||A Portuguese inspired "Cigar Box" Guitar called Amália||12-22-2014 09:24 PM|
|commented on||A Portuguese inspired "Cigar Box" Guitar called Amália||12-22-2014 09:23 PM|
|commented on||Triple Chaos #1: A CBG Called Amália, the making of||12-22-2014 09:21 PM|
|added blog entry||Triple Chaos #1: A CBG Called Amália, the making of||12-22-2014 09:00 PM|
|added project||A Portuguese inspired "Cigar Box" Guitar called Amália||12-19-2014 09:24 AM|
|added project||Low Budget Workbench||11-12-2014 11:09 AM|
|commented on||CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS #3: Chase to the Cut||10-18-2014 10:32 AM|
|commented on||Wool Spinners||10-14-2014 12:30 PM|
|commented on||Wool Spinners||10-14-2014 11:22 AM|
|added project||Wool Spinners||10-14-2014 08:04 AM|
|added project||A Birdhouse||10-03-2014 03:34 PM|
|commented on||Jewel box for my daughter - Japanese inspired.||06-04-2014 07:42 AM|
|commented on||Sound amplifier for smart phones||06-04-2014 07:37 AM|
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Oh well, it was difficult to find a 2×4 in Portugal but… in the end we found two 2×2’s which we used to make little side / plant / coffee /ashtray tables. It’s all about making something out of a 2×4 by 8ft. (about...
This time about some project updates, looking back at the easter video with the bunny and the pole lathe. About a new workshop made tool and….. a safety tip! As always, at the Não Só Serradura workshop, it’s about using reclaimed mate...
Well yes, my twin brother got a painted egg… I had to wait until the middle of the night…I guess you’ve never seen a rabbit painting an egg on a pole lathe, but now we know they do! We just want to wish everybody:Boa Páscoa, N...
My latest video on the Não Só Serradura Youtube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ19lqOF8p8