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    Default Guittern Finished!

    Here is the 5 string "guittern" - a guitar bodied instrument tuned CGDAE. Scale length = 25.5". Just completed yesterday by Jim Shenk of Goshen, IN. It is absolutely delightful to play, has a rich, deep, full tone across all strings, and is gorgeous in simple finish and appointments.

    Below are a few select photos. HERE are many more photos. I hope to have sound clips up after a while. See the build thread OVER HERE.
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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    That is a beautiful instrument, congratulations!

    Fliss

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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    It's been fun to follow the build process on your other thread. Can't wait for some audio/video.
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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    A video clip is now available over on the build thread.

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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    PhilGE,

    Your Guittern is absolutely beautiful!!!!

    I'm looking forward to hearing some sound clips.

    Good Luck
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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    Thanks, Keith. Though it's over on the build thread, here's the video - included reasonable sound sample.


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    Default Re: Guittern Finished!

    Looks (and sounds!) GREAT, Phil! Congrats to you and to the builder, of course. Thanks for sharing with us, and enjoy!

    MK

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