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Project by Benji Reyes posted 06-20-2015 11:47 AM 2949 views 22 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Guitar stand was commissioned by a client and I ended up building one for myself too. The ‘C arc and the bottom stand are steambent laminates of molave and ipIL wood. The base is also ipil. The body rest and the neck hold are both done in narra. I play the guitar but don’t read notes. I feel that the piece just seems to flow like a music note. Maybe that’s just me…

Have a great weekend guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 06-20-2015 12:09 PM

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 06-20-2015 01:28 PM

As always beautiful and very artistic work Benji/

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#3 posted 06-20-2015 02:03 PM

I agree with you. The piece has a beautiful flowing look. Well done! RH

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#4 posted 06-20-2015 02:59 PM

Ah! another new thing I learned about my friend. It is another part of you. Music is another communication mechanism of the body.

Your work flows as music does! Nice Piece sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 06-20-2015 04:37 PM

Beautifully done and it does have a lovely flowing movement to it. The guitar isn’t to shabby either. Thanks for the share.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#6 posted 06-20-2015 05:17 PM

Beautiful artistic flow to this piece. I’m curious about the contrasting dowels in the base. Are they functional?

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#7 posted 06-20-2015 05:39 PM

Gorgeous!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#8 posted 06-20-2015 06:49 PM

Sweet looking piece with some beautiful wood. Always a pleasure to see your work – thanks.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#9 posted 06-20-2015 07:05 PM

Very impressive!

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#10 posted 06-20-2015 07:14 PM

Beautiful like everything you build Benji!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 06-20-2015 07:37 PM

nicely done! is the notch in the base designed to hold the strap button?

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#12 posted 06-20-2015 08:21 PM

AWESOME design and Craftsmanship…

Super COOL!

Great Job!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#13 posted 06-20-2015 08:31 PM

Who signed the guitar?

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#14 posted 06-20-2015 08:50 PM

not only is the design perfect for the guitar, but as always the woods of choice compliment each other in purity, perfect, maybe you should play for us a short clip of your favorite tune, and since your doing that, maybe a sing along as well…:)...love this piece Benji…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#15 posted 06-20-2015 09:34 PM

I don’t play guitar, but I know beauty when I see it. Outstanding!

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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