Guitar Pic Serving Bowl, Original design

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Project by anthm27 posted 02-16-2020 08:28 AM 984 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The reason I haven’t been on Lumberjocks a lot lately is because on Christmas eve I bought myself a Christmas present of an Acoustic Guitar, Having not played since I was 16 years of age I decided that the 35 year sabbatical was long enough. I,m taking private lessons and have not been able to put the thing down. Loving it.

I decided that my Expertly Patient Guitar Teacher the Talented Italian Mr Simone Galdelli deserves a gift.
So here we have it. My Original design and my take of ”The Guitar Pic serving bowl” I think it should give him quite a surprise.
It does seem though I am going to have to make a bunch of theses things to distribute among friends and supporters of my Midlife Guitar journey. Fortunately the template and prototype are complete.

I built the guitar pic serving bowl using My original design on a paper cut out then plywood template and some sandwich laminated Sapele and Ash.
Lots of routing with flush cut and bowl cutter router bits.

Below a few pics of the construction. The design paper cut out, template, then the routeing of the shape. Finished with Gloss wipe on Poly, Also, the new Initialed Branding Iron saw its first project.

Thanks for reading.
Kind Regards

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#1 posted 02-16-2020 08:32 AM

Looks like an Award for reMastering the guitar.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 02-16-2020 08:35 AM

Wow! Great idea and theme… Perfect as musician’s gift

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-16-2020 11:00 AM

We’ll have to have a jam session when you come to the states! Glad to see you finding an old friend again…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#4 posted 02-16-2020 11:57 AM

That is cool, nice gift.

-- Petey

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#5 posted 02-16-2020 12:54 PM

much cooler is that you rekindled an old love with your Christmas gift and then topped that off with a perfect companion wood gift
Nice job Anthony

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 02-16-2020 02:45 PM

What a great Project, Gift and Story Anthm! Love the Sapele and Ash combo. An excellent unique gift!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 02-16-2020 02:50 PM

GR8 gift for the music lover i play a mean air guitar LOL GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#8 posted 02-16-2020 03:02 PM

I don’t believe you could of made a finer gift than that for the teacher. I bet he will be surprised.
Either that or earplugs. LOL. Really nice work Anthony.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 02-16-2020 08:21 PM

A great gift Anthony and thanks for the blog on how you did it.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 02-16-2020 11:36 PM

So that’s what happened to the 5th. member….

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#11 posted 02-17-2020 02:56 AM

OMG nobody is safe from ducks flying about!

I think you picked the right key with the timbre.

Sapelle, the best I have of this timber is a roll of veneer, again a bit rare in QLD

Saw your new mark, its looks good!

Here is my effort!!

hey! I couldn’t find your youtube rendition of Stairway to Heven!!!

-- Regards Rob

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#12 posted 02-17-2020 03:10 AM

Thanks Gentlemen for all the encouraging comments.
My Cheryl loves it when projects get DT3.
Thanks to all for the comments

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#13 posted 02-17-2020 03:12 AM

So that s what happened to the 5th. member….

- LittleBlackDuck

I must say that is truly good photo shop work.
I like it.
5th Member? Not sure??

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#14 posted 02-17-2020 01:44 PM

Very nice! Don’t lay that guitar down, keep it up, I wish I had not taken a long hiatus from mine but now playing a great deal.

-- Dennis, WV

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