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Licence Plate 3-string Guitar

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Project by TTF posted 10-18-2015 04:39 AM 762 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Basically goofed-off in the shop today, and made a licence plate guitar.

The box is make of 35-year old cedar, salvaged from my old garage door. The musical tone is nice once I plane it down thin enough. The neck is some kind of tropical hardwood I bought from the mark-down rack at rocker. The center support is white oak – a piece of scrap.

I finished it with Watco walnut colored oil, and it needs to dry over night.

I’ll string it up tomorrow and see how it sounds.

Update: I added the finished guitar, picture 4. It actually sounds pretty good.

-- Troy | http://tf-workshop.com | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 10-18-2015 03:37 PM

That’s hilarious. Looks a lot like the one I saw on you tube. Now can you play it?

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#2 posted 10-18-2015 03:42 PM

Now I know what we can do with with our old license plates. It a nice project. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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TTF

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#3 posted 10-19-2015 02:17 AM

No, I can’t play it. I’d like to learn. I’ve made a few of these, and gave them to people who can play.

Maybe I’ll take lessons next year.

-- Troy | http://tf-workshop.com | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur

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