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This is a guitar built for Bill Kitchens in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s made of Cocobola with an Adirondack Spruce Top. Acoustically, and aesthetically, it may be my best work to date.
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#1 posted 09-02-2009 06:28 PM
Very nice work. A beautiful instrument indeed!!
-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks
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#2 posted 09-02-2009 06:32 PM
That’s just magnificent, Scott!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 09-02-2009 06:35 PM
A matching (Stage) Guitar Stand would be an awesome addition.. Great Job once again.
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#4 posted 09-02-2009 06:36 PM
If I were rich, I would order a guitar from you. Beautiful work!
-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong
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#5 posted 09-02-2009 06:40 PM
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#6 posted 09-02-2009 06:46 PM
really beautiful how do you do the fake ivory trim round the edge this always intrigues me.Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#7 posted 09-02-2009 06:49 PM
nice guitar I wonder what it would have looked like with a thin piece of coco as the pick guard. Just a thought. Its a shame that only your belly gets to look at it when you play. Just an aside; has anyone seen Taylor swifts guitar? That is the curliest maple I think I have ever seen
-- My philosophy: Somewhere between Norm and Roy
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#8 posted 09-02-2009 06:56 PM
Wow is right! That is an amazing grain. I would be afraid to brush up against it with anything but my skin. That’s too beautiful to risk a scratch. (No pun intended) Nice guitar!
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#9 posted 09-02-2009 07:00 PM
Wow! That really underlines the level of skill and craftmanship you have.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#10 posted 09-02-2009 07:09 PM
The binding is curly maple and I am very lucky to know this great luthier and call him my friend. (He’s one helluva picker too)
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#11 posted 09-02-2009 07:10 PM
-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.
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#12 posted 09-02-2009 07:16 PM
Another fantastic project Scott!!!Great job.
-- Derrek L.
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#13 posted 09-02-2009 08:28 PM
Wow This is outstanding ! are the sides solid or veneer?
Great Job I’d love to hear it!
-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,
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#14 posted 09-02-2009 09:53 PM
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#15 posted 09-02-2009 09:54 PM
I am soooooooo jealous of that gorgeous instrument.
-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools
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