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Project by mountain934 posted 484 days ago 1375 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is one of my custom rod piezo bridges. I recently bought some ironwood burl and thought i`d give it a try on one of my custom bridges. The hardest part of this project was joining up the bone to give a good look. The saddle is part bone and ironwood too, with the treble string resting on the bone part. There`s a rod piezo under the saddle for the pickup. 2 1/2” long x 3/8” high. I also added some more of my custom bridges that i`ve made. One of my favorites is the bookmatch end grain osage orange with peruvian walnut ends and black buffalo horn saddle.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 484 days ago

Very cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 484 days ago

Amazing joinery. Looks great.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 484 days ago

Nice work! i like this one a lot!

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#4 posted 484 days ago

Unique and cool

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#5 posted 484 days ago

You blended them together so well, they look as one.
-don

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#6 posted 484 days ago

Nice combination, and quite unique. I took a look at your other projects too. You do some really nice carving. Thanks for sharing it. :)

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