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My buddy got a signed eddie vanhalen guitar and he wanted case to hang it on his office wall.Man I didnt want to make this.I put it off for 3 years.I hated making this thing but it did turn out alright.
-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN
Jun 16, 2007
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#1 posted 06-17-2007 12:49 AM
Looks like your friends fortunate to have you for a buddy! Looks very nice.
-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"
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#2 posted 06-17-2007 01:02 AM
Phil….....you had no choice man…............Eddie VanHalen!!!!
When I saw the signature….....I had to “JUMP”............that’s COOL Phil…..........Neil
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#3 posted 06-17-2007 01:22 AM
That’s awesome! I have some pre 62’ Strats that I wanted to make display cases for. I’m a guitar owner more than player. That’s a really nice design. Did you use a plan, or make that from your own design? How deep is it? Is it meant to hang, or be a floor display? So many questions! I just love this project. Thanks for sharing!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#4 posted 06-17-2007 03:28 AM
You did a great job and must be proud to have a guitar like that in your piece.
-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#5 posted 06-17-2007 05:54 AM
A beautifull case your friend must be proud of you. The Guitar made for my Son, would look nice in a case like that.
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#6 posted 06-17-2007 07:27 AM
very nice…was the consternation just the fact that a guitar should be played rather than “cased”??? whatever the reason—-very nice job…
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#7 posted 06-17-2007 01:20 PM
Nice guitar…even Nicer case. I’m glad you decide to build it, otherwise we would have missed out.
-- Jesus is Lord!
#8 posted 06-17-2007 02:00 PM
Thank you all.
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#9 posted 06-17-2007 02:10 PM
Rentman: A great case to be used by an one-of-a-kind guitar.
-- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#10 posted 06-17-2007 04:01 PM
Great job rentman beautiful display case for a famous guitar. Be proud. jockmike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#11 posted 06-18-2007 01:21 AM
Nice case work and a very cool guitar!
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#12 posted 06-18-2007 04:32 PM
What a life time opt, I would have felt honored to do the case,great job on the case, do you have a blueprint for it? I have a 61 gibson archtop I would like to case.
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#13 posted 06-18-2007 06:52 PM
good friend – to wait 3 years!
And why did you hate to do it???
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#14 posted 06-19-2007 01:41 PM
For some reason, or another the Guitar link don’t work on my other comment, so try this: Guitar solo
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#15 posted 06-19-2007 03:03 PM
This is one great guitar case/cabinet Rentman. Your friend is indeed lucky to have you as a friend. Abosolutely, a great job.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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