Guitar & Woodwork Projects · The Cork Board

Bespoke bookcase in elm and bubinga ( not my punchiest heading) …

Finished at last after many interruptions. Designed for a specific space in the house which requires access through the middle section, which is why it is a slightly larger space than the other book areas, it is made from European Elm and Bubinga. A simple leaf inlay design was used to liven it a little… Continue reading Bespoke bookcase in elm and bubinga ( not my punchiest heading) …

Guitar & Woodwork Projects · The Cork Board

At last….Danielle’s Guitar is done

I have been somewhat occupied of late, focusing on the long delayed completion of a guitar I started building a couple of years ago. Two full-time jobs and two house moves have, since beginning the project, slowed progress but, Danielle, the soon to be new owner of the guitar, has shown admirable patience and not cancelled the… Continue reading At last….Danielle’s Guitar is done

Guitar & Woodwork Projects

Oh, God of Luthiery, why hast thou forsaken me?

Up at 6.00 am yesterday and straight into my workshop to begin the sprint finish on Danielle’s guitar. The tape is in the distance. The adoring crowd is cheering. At 3.00 pm I flipped the guitar onto its side to carefully cut a scalpel line along the masking of the neck in order to ease… Continue reading Oh, God of Luthiery, why hast thou forsaken me?