8 string Lap Steel Guitar

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Project by Bob Morris posted 03-22-2009 06:27 PM 8654 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 03-22-2009 06:43 PM

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 03-22-2009 07:30 PM

Very cool!

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 03-23-2009 12:50 AM

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

-- Dennis Zongker

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Cathy Krumrei

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#4 posted 03-23-2009 01:38 AM

Wow! Bob again another beauty!

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#5 posted 03-23-2009 01:40 AM

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 03-23-2009 03:25 AM

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 03-23-2009 04:02 AM

Very sweet. Instruments are just so impressive!

-- Chris

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#8 posted 03-23-2009 04:10 AM

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 03-23-2009 04:14 AM

Looks nice!

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#10 posted 03-23-2009 04:26 AM

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

-- Wood working will help heal your body and mind !!

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