Many of you have inquired as to what I've been up to the last month or so. I have been taking a computer break to work on some guitars and stuff.
THE TWO BIT RASCALThis is a slide played, electric, 3 string blues guitar. It was made from a cigar box and some other recycled junk. I tried to give it some Art Deco, 1930's retro, depression era styling.
It's called "The Two Bit Rascal" because it is the colors of our cat, Rascal, and there is a 1930 Standing Liberty quarter inlaid in the headstock.
This is an electric, Cigar box guitar that my wife and I built for one of our Grandsons 13th birthday. it is played with a slide. The only actual guitar parts used in it's construction are the tuners and strings.
The Headstock features a Dragons eye that has a inlaid piece of Tiger Eye.
This is a dulcimer type instrument made from an old copper tea kettle. Since it is a tea kettle I thought it would be nice if it had a U.K connection so I named her "Miss Moneypenny". I found the 1944 penny and inlaid it in the fret board. She rings nice and bright.
Tuners are eyebolts dressed up with some gromets.