Ganesh’s Neck Template & Koa’s FB

I wanted to make a perfect neck pocket for Ganesh’s build and so I mapped it all out and started mounting the side rails for the router when it began to rain. I’ll get back to it on Sunday. Just the neck pocket, cavities and neck shaping left. It’s nearly complete!!! His Indian rosewood fingerboard…

Ganesh Rao’s Burl Maple Baritone

This is going to be a really fun build alongside Roger’s semi hollow. I’m fortunate to have the chance to work with Ganesh on his build which will be a drop tuned beast of a guitar. Our goal is to make an instrument which can handle the extreme low tunings that Ganesh employs in his…

Top Carved pt. 2

Ok so I got a carving kit and went at this by hand to make this contour top, an archtop. It took me all of the chronicles of riddick to get this done. I still need to smooth out the base transition and finish sand the body. So far I’m working cleaner than I have…

Pau Ferro Fingerboards

These are for the burl and walnut 6 string guitars. Both 26 scale radiused to 20in . I had the salesperson at LMII pick out a very dark board for the burl top and had them draw the entire centerline which will make my life easier. I printed out the fretboard design from fretfind2d and…