Just got it. Plays great. Good strong voice.
So I suck at photography.
It's going to get a new pickguard and pickup. The Gibson BJB it's got now doesn't like bronze strings, but as an acoustic it's definitely a keeper.
I'm designing a guitar having been inspired by the design thread that's been running. I'm trying to figure the neck angle required.
Scale length 25.5"
bridge height .5" with the saddles seated at the base
Frets have a .043 crown
I'm figuring the fingerboard will be 1/4" thick and will not be...
So my daughter decided it was time to buy herself a guitar. She had about $500 saved and asked me to help. We hit some shops and figured out quickly that she was going to want something about the size of a Martin 000. We tried everything we could find in three shops including some used Martins...
Don't worry about sparing my feelings
WATER By Trey Caldwell
It seems to me, the water in the river just can't win.
Sweet water from the mountains knows the ocean's 'round the bend.
and sea ain't got no choice but to let the river in.
no matter how sweet the water it gets...
I wrote this in the Eighties. At the time the big world crisis was in El Salvador. The country was ruled by a dictator named Magana. He was opposed by a rebel group that called themselves the Sandinistas that had formed in Nicaragua. I started thinking about all the people there that were not...
So I just finished building a TC-15 Amplifier kit. IT LIVES!!!
It was something I had wanted do do since forever. I've got some tweaking to do, but the cleans are very tasty. You can dial up an amazing variety rich harmonic voices. Something is sounding harsh when I crank it up. I'll have to...
My wife has a Yamaha SVC-110. We need to amplify it. We would like to achieve as close to an acoustic cello sound as we can get. Any versatility after that would be a plus. It would mostly be used in an acoustic guitar centered band at relatively low volume.
Any experience or advice?