A "Cherry" Guitar

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A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Patrick delBosque » Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:04 pm

To follow up:
Here are a couple of pics of the guitar that resulted from my "line and berry" rosette project (search for separate post).
She is named "Cereza" (cherry).
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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Adam S. Vernon » Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:06 pm

Nicely done. What is the back and side wood? I would have assumed cherry, but it looks too figured, more like zebrawood or something...
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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Keith » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:06 pm

zebrawood? nice looking guitar and the cherry idea is interesting. a cherry rosette would definitey be cool --especially if the cherries are tart and not sweet.
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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Stefan Srećković » Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:07 pm

I like it! Very subtle yet very appealing.
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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Scot Tremblay » Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:52 pm

Very pretty guitar! I made an instrument from Zebrawood a few years back. Interesting wood to work with...Don't be fooled into thinking it's the stripes that gives the wood it's name...for weeks my shop smelled like a herd of zebras took a dump in the corner somewhere... :wink:
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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby emilg » Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:59 pm

Nice guitar Patrick, and some striking figuring ..

Haha Scot, the term 'Zebrella odorata' comes to mind ;)

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Re: A "Cherry" Guitar

Postby Mick the Ramirez Man » Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:10 pm

I've always wanted to see a cherry Classical Guitar. Beautiful guitar and nice work! I put the 2nd photo up as wallpaper on my computer! :D
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