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Hand-made solid ebony (Diospyros ebenum) 6 string guitar with a neodymium Q-tuner q2.0 pickup in the neck position. No tone/vol. controls. Oil finish. Construction time: 3 months.





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becikeja

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#1 posted 01-06-2015 01:00 AM

Wow, that is one good looking guitar

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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Sam

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#2 posted 01-06-2015 01:43 AM

Very striking. Thanks for sharing.

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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MedicineMan

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#3 posted 01-06-2015 03:07 AM

BEAUTIFUL! Show us more pics. What materials for neck?
Thanks for sharing.

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mcoyfrog

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#4 posted 01-06-2015 03:53 AM

WOW damm fine guitar, and welcome to LJ’s

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 01-06-2015 04:03 AM

Solid Ebony? Man that must have cost a bundle. Looks great though.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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#6 posted 01-06-2015 04:04 AM

Amazing .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Violaine

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#7 posted 01-06-2015 09:37 AM

nice shot too! yes we would love to see more pics!

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tamtum

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#8 posted 01-06-2015 10:03 AM

A beautiful piece.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/

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steve_in_ohio

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#9 posted 01-06-2015 01:52 PM

Wow, that is amazing, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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mike1950

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#10 posted 01-06-2015 02:02 PM

Nice work. Beautiful wood.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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stanley2

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#11 posted 01-06-2015 02:21 PM

That is a beauty – tell us about the finish please.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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Ripthorn

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#12 posted 01-06-2015 04:22 PM

The body contouring is nicely different. I personally like to hide the jack, but that is purely aesthetics. I would like to see some pics from other angles. 3 months is a relatively short build for me, but then again, I don’t have tons of time to dedicate to builds (yet my wife would tell you that I somehow manage :) ). Looks like a very well executed guitar. How heavy is it being made of solid ceylon ebony? Is the fretboard the same wood? I love looking for new inspiration wherever I can find it, and this is not your normal kit guitar, so I think it is worth getting as much info as possible.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#13 posted 01-06-2015 04:50 PM

AWSOME! What a colour! Like I’m looking at some tuned racing car. Never seen ebony guitar.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Douglas

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#14 posted 01-06-2015 06:12 PM

is that a color photo?

-- Douglas in Chicago - https://dcwwoodworks.com, and https://midwestwoodworkingschool.com

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Neodymium

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#15 posted 01-06-2015 07:11 PM



is that a color photo?

- Douglas

Indeed it is, Douglas. The red push-lock situated above the input jack creates a sin city effect.

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