The pine wood is not really considered a „tone wood”. It’s been said many times that it’s not hard and dense enough to be used for guitar bodies. Yet, „Martha” will be made mostly out of pine. Read on… There’s
The headstock turned out to be the most difficult part to design. Finally though, here it is. But wait, is it a headstock or a head? While I imagined body shape of my guitar a long time ago, I was
It’s been some time since I last posted here. Summer was hot (it still is actually), we welcomed a lot of guests and did some travelling. But now vacation are over so it’s time to get back to workshop and
Recently I started a series about wood that’s used for guitar building. I’m gonna cover some interesting aspects and ideas there but now I guess it’s time to say something about the guitar I’m building. The choice of wood may
I may be full of feelings and even romantic but the guitar won’t build itself. It always start with ideas and it’s time to make these ideas alive. Pretty much everbody builds first diy electric guitar as a Telecaster clone.
“Today Martha was born” – I wrote here. It’s not that hard to guess that “Martha” is the name I gave to my first hand build DIY guitar. The question is however: why? There was a few Marthas in my