8 string Lap Steel Guitar

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Project by Bob Morris posted 1951 days ago 6758 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished, custom designed by the buyer. The body is cherry, the lighter wood on the head is maple. The custom designed fret board is basswood with plastic inlays. The strings anchor into a carved, rock maple block. The bridge is also a custom carved design.

-- Bob Morris, Ohio,

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Craftsman on the lake

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#1 posted 1951 days ago

way cool and very unusual. I’d like to see more picts of the body and head.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#2 posted 1951 days ago

Very cool!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 1951 days ago

WOW!!! Great Job!!! Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Cathy Krumrei

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#4 posted 1951 days ago

Wow! Bob again another beauty!

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#5 posted 1951 days ago

A real beauty. I love the sounds of a steel guitar. Great work my friend.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#6 posted 1951 days ago

Have not seen your work, projects, before, aren’t you the music man! Beautiful, great stuff!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 1951 days ago

Very sweet. Instruments are just so impressive!

-- Chris

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#8 posted 1951 days ago

Very beautiful guitar, always wanted to build one, never had the guts to try.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 1951 days ago

Looks nice!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1951 days ago

Super woodworking, I play and know the love you put into this project

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