Handmade Guitar

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Project by Rob W posted 09-19-2008 10:12 PM 2688 views 3 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I created the guitar a couple years ago and I play in in church on Sundays.

The body is made from a piece of white oak, walnut and cherry. The neck is an aftermarket neck.

I also made the hanger that is is on.


-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#1 posted 09-19-2008 10:57 PM

Wow! I don’t suppose Leo Fender ever envisaged anything like this one Robin. That is so different; I love that scroll, and the carvings and the unusual slant on the body. Joyful!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#2 posted 09-19-2008 11:42 PM

Great job. I really like the carving. Good combo of woods. Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 09-20-2008 12:04 AM

Very cool!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 09-20-2008 04:32 AM

a real nice piece. the colors of the wood is enhanced by your handwork !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 09-20-2008 07:39 AM

Wow, nice guitar and nice carvings. Well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#7 posted 09-20-2008 12:30 PM

Nice! Good job. How does it sound?

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#8 posted 09-20-2008 03:47 PM

I’m not a guitar player, but would be very proud to display this piece of work anywhere. If it sounds half as good as it looks, then I guess you really have something….......

“A tip of the Hat to you sir”

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 09-21-2008 01:01 AM

A beautifully crafted piece of art. I bet you get a lot of oohs, & awes when people see it.

The diagonal run of the wood makes it real unique looking.

I greet you with a BIG WELCOME to LJs.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#10 posted 09-21-2008 02:19 PM

That’s awesome!! How does she sound? Welcome to LJ’s!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#11 posted 09-21-2008 02:46 PM

Wow! Nice guitar! Would look great in display case I made a friend. Watch out Mr. Leo Fenter.

-- Marty Ohio

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#12 posted 11-15-2008 01:57 AM

beautiful piece my sons would love it

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#13 posted 08-23-2009 07:55 PM

Very nice guitar.

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#14 posted 08-23-2009 07:58 PM

Great job Rob It looks amazing

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 08-23-2009 08:34 PM

I have a collection of guitars and this one beats all despite the Gibsons Fenders etc this is a real masterpiece lovely to look at, and lovely to hold ,and lovely to play, I bet.Thanks for showing I can never get too many guitar photo’s . this is as good as any I’ve seen alabour of love no doubt. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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