Bug theme acoustic / electric rod piezo guitar bridges

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Project by solardave posted 05-29-2013 02:28 AM 1493 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know they will creep some people out, but there’s no denying someone will remember an instrument with a bug on it. These are carved from red oak, with bone or rosewood saddles. Under saddle rod piezo transducers handle the pickup chores. Just the thing to spice up a cigar box guitar, ukulele or dulci strummer. So far I’ve done the wolf spider, the roach, the horsefly & the grasshopper. Not just another pretty face, these are a good sounding addition to an instrument build. Hope you like em’

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#1 posted 05-29-2013 11:15 AM

These are so cool David, can`t wait to build a cgb guitar with that ” hopper ” on it.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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#2 posted 05-29-2013 11:22 AM

Great idea. I think people will remember them.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 05-29-2013 11:45 AM

Very cool!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 01:27 PM

Like them especially the hopper. Cool and unique bridges, make guitars fun to play. Great work!

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#5 posted 06-03-2013 02:13 PM

Thanks, I enjoy making the unusual.

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#6 posted 06-03-2013 02:39 PM

These are eye catchers. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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