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Project by Bob Morris posted 06-07-2007 11:37 AM 2155 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a custom order, going to Chattanooga Tenn.. Several different woods used, Mahogany neck, cherry peg head veneer, cherry sides, northern basswood front and back and ash braceing. The fretboard and bridge are rosewood.The design front and back is wood burning.

-- Bob Morris, Ohio,

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#1 posted 06-07-2007 11:50 AM

oh my !!!
Isn’t this a lovely instrument. So beautiful.
LOVE the woodburning. Impressive

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 06-07-2007 02:50 PM

Beautiful piece, does is play as well as it looks?

-- ~Capn Ron, workin wood is a way of life...

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#3 posted 06-07-2007 02:54 PM

As both a guitarist and a woodworker, I’d love to build my pwn one day. Thanks for sharing this buitiful instrument!

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

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Bob Morris

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#4 posted 06-07-2007 03:16 PM

Thanks for the kind comments and yes it sounds pretty good, a little on the bright side now but should mellow with age.

-- Bob Morris, Ohio,

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 06-07-2007 03:46 PM

Beautiful work! Awesome wood burning. That guitar building is quite an art.

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#6 posted 06-07-2007 03:47 PM

Wow! Is that ever nice!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 06-07-2007 04:58 PM

Beautiful woodart, the woodburning is excellent and the combination of woods makes it look very unique and rare. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 06-07-2007 06:05 PM

Beautiful work. How does it sound?

-- Hope Never fails

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#9 posted 06-08-2007 05:12 AM

Beatiful work! You’re customer is going to be blown away when he/she recieves this.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#10 posted 06-08-2007 05:17 AM

Yes, we need some audio of it being played. : ^ )

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Phil Brown

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#11 posted 06-09-2007 06:51 AM

Beautiful indeed!!

-- Phil Brown, Ontario

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Mark A. DeCou

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#12 posted 06-10-2007 04:34 PM

what a masterpiece. I saw a show on carousel horses called “Look What I did!” on HGTV. I thought it was about you at first, as the horses were so good. You are a talented dude!!

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#13 posted 06-10-2007 05:11 PM

That is awesome

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#14 posted 06-10-2007 05:41 PM

Great instrument. It looks like a masterpiece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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