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Dan Riley Guitar

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Project by dannmarks posted 07-17-2018 12:27 AM 583 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Something I made with and for a friend. Body is made of Bubinga Wood from Honduras. The Hardware Parts come from Gibson. We had an in with a sanctioned Gibson repair shop so the parts like the fret board and hardware are all genuine Gibson made in Kalamazoo parts. I grew up washing Gibson hardware parts in gasoline in a Buffing shop next door to my parents small foundry. I was 12 years old at the time. The good old days. This is presented as a nod to a wonderful old friend Dan Riley. Note the name on the Guitar.





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 07-17-2018 12:51 AM

Impressive build!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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TheFridge

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#2 posted 07-17-2018 01:08 AM

Fantastic. I hope to build an EB0 one day. Loves me some Gibsons.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 07-17-2018 02:45 PM

It’s a beautiful guitar and it displays a lot of fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 07-17-2018 05:24 PM

Extraordinary work, I mean, instrument making is something realy special!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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JCamp

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#5 posted 07-17-2018 06:58 PM

Awesome guitar with a pretty cool story too. Congrats on a good project

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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