Custom guitar bridges #2

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Project by mountain934 posted 09-28-2013 12:57 AM 1125 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been busy making custom bridges and slides for the last few months. Here are just a few that I did. Plus some real nice carved bone work ones….The ” snapper turtle ” is my favorite so far. I carved out a chamber underneath it and stuck a piezo disc pickup in there. The ” gator ” was a tough one.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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#1 posted 09-28-2013 01:28 AM

These are quite impressive! Each one has a unique character and beauty from the wood.

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#2 posted 09-28-2013 03:11 AM

I love those! Too bad I can’t use one of those on acoustic fiddle. I would love to jam with one of those.

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#3 posted 09-28-2013 10:10 AM

Very nice work on all of them. and that turtle is super fine.

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

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#4 posted 09-28-2013 12:38 PM

Great job

-- Doug

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#5 posted 09-28-2013 11:52 PM

These look awesome!!! Have you made any nuts with the bone? Or, are you concentrating on bridges and slides?

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#6 posted 09-28-2013 11:55 PM

These look really unique. Do they modify the sound at all? It would be intriguing if there was a tone connected to tge shape as well as the visual uniqueness.

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#7 posted 09-30-2013 12:46 PM

Very nice designs.

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#8 posted 10-01-2013 01:57 PM

Very cool guitar bridges and slides! Beautiful and unique design on different wood combo and bones. Like most the gator. Excellent work!

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#9 posted 10-02-2013 12:55 PM

Your bridges are great , I love the animals.

-- Billp

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