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Project by mountain934 posted 12-22-2012 10:00 AM 3682 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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#1 posted 12-22-2012 10:21 AM

Very cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-22-2012 11:42 AM

Amazing joinery. Looks great.

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

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#3 posted 12-22-2012 02:39 PM

Nice work! i like this one a lot!

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#4 posted 12-22-2012 06:22 PM

Unique and cool

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#5 posted 12-22-2012 06:36 PM

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

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 12:37 AM

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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