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    Mandogenerator Mike Black's Avatar
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    Default My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Here are a few pictures of my personal simi-hollow electric guitar that I just finished up last week, using scrape maple for the top. It's a joy to play. I'm loving it. I almost went a little over my head on wiring the thing. I did the 4 push/pull pots (ala Jimmy Page wiring) for it. I wanted to be able to get as many different sounds out if it as I possibly could.

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Here's more pictures!

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Here are a few pictures my 8 year old son took of me playing it at church last week.

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    That is beautiful.

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Mike, that's a super cool instrument!
    Mandolins: 1920s (?) Meinel & Herold Bowlback, 2006 Furch "Redwood MA-1" A5

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    I like the modernistic Monteleone-ish, Rickenbacker-oid design. Very nice. No back pics? No sound file or video?
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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Jim, Here are some pictures of the back. Pretty simple really.

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    I'll see if I can't get a video / sound clip up in the next few days.

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Great design...

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Mike, I totally dig your aesthetic. And I see that SG tenor lurking in the background!

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    Nice!

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    Default Re: My new simi-hollow electric tenor guitar

    Beautiful instrument. I'd like to hear it.
    What is scrape maple?
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