Monday, April 29, 2013

Monday, April 22, 2013

Sunday, April 21, 2013


bookmatched fully quilted maple guitar top
intended for the ricky pictured below

sid - one of two guys older than I am - w/ his blue psuedo les paul

blue in a lighter shade is definitely an option for the top
should look like water

Saturday, April 20, 2013

under the quilt

so I've got this bitching piece of bookmatched quilted maple
and thinking of using it to do something like this...

Friday, April 19, 2013

wrock school again

doing a lion tamer in the squirrel cage
removing glue
fun stuff
we fought with this for daze...

look at the loony tune in the background

in the booth

shooting a guitar

Thursday, April 11, 2013

an axe and a label evolved and evolving

getting this ready to shoot
gonna paint it wet fart brown w/ a dookie burst
note the coolasfuck von zipper shades
and hat hair

the final and hundredth iteration of this thing
it's done and glued into the back of the acoustic

which means the acoustic box is going together soon
should be gluing the back to sides en la manana

wrock on

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

as usual more pics than words

ready to carve braces

go bar deck gluing
last two braces glued in place

fitting the back inlay is a pita

another instructor extraordinaire
steve ("steve-o"- I don't call him that) davis
demoing gibson neck joint
bore epoxy and carbon fiber rod reinforcement

bound guitar dry fit for neck glue
everything must be dressed right dressed and covered down
dotting i's and crossing t's
before venturing into one of the bermuda triangles of luthiery