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Barnwood Guitar Sculpture

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Project by lordbyron posted 08-26-2011 10:06 PM 2830 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a decoration for my son’s room and liked the idea of hanging a guitar. We didn’t want to spend money on a real guitar just to hang for decoration. I decided to use strips of old barnwood and glued them to the cut out shape of a guitar. Using different shades of red/grey barnwood really make it stand out. This is the 2nd guitar I’ve made.

I had trouble earlier downloading the pictures. I added another one that shows the rest of the guitar.

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DaddyT

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#1 posted 08-26-2011 10:57 PM

Thats pretty cool! Welcome to LJ’s and look forward to more projects

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junipercanyon

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#2 posted 08-26-2011 11:05 PM

Great idea. I have added this to my favorites to remind me to make one for my wife. She would love this. Thank you very much for posting it!!!! Her birthday is in a couple of months, I better get started.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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whit

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#3 posted 08-27-2011 01:18 AM

LOVE IT!!! And welcome to what is, without doubt, the best woodworking site in the internet.

Whit

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#4 posted 08-27-2011 02:03 AM

Thats a great use of barnwood … nice to have you on board herre at LJs

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#5 posted 08-27-2011 03:42 AM

I wood love to see the rest of this tantalizing photo!

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#6 posted 08-27-2011 03:54 AM

Nice use of old barnwood.
Great design.
You should post more pics if you have them.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 08-27-2011 06:02 AM

Great…Anyone, including me, would be happy to hang that on a wall…

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Woodenwizard

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#8 posted 08-27-2011 07:51 AM

Way to go Byron!!! You need to post some of your other projects. As I have said before, you have an eye for developing your own style.

DAD

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rance

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#9 posted 08-27-2011 03:06 PM

That is just too cool. Thanks for sharing your artistry.

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vanzemaljac

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#10 posted 08-27-2011 04:08 PM

Serbian to English translation
I like these creations …

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