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Comment by The Phrygian Kid on February 18, 2012 at 3:51am

thanks guys x

Comment by Diane in Chicago on January 30, 2012 at 6:43pm

Jef, that is really beautiful!  It will be cherished where it is heading!  Think of the tales it will have to tell!

Comment by David Johnson on January 30, 2012 at 6:05pm

Beautiful, Jef.

Comment by c# merle on January 30, 2012 at 7:32am

super smooth like this a lot

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on January 30, 2012 at 7:04am

Super !!!!!!

Comment by The Phrygian Kid on January 30, 2012 at 6:42am

i carved this tasmanian devil head in this lovely piece of Tassie blackwood sometime in 2010.  It sat abandoned for a couple of years in my pile of half finished necks until i volunteered to send a build to Afghanistan for Dianne S's group over at nation.  Unfortunately in his time in storage this devil lost part of an ear, presumably in a fight over mates or territory. This was to be a cookie tin but it was such a nice plank i decided to do a stick.  The pilot I got hooked up with chose cedar for a top and back, and he wanted a pickup so I had my work cut out for me.  In the end I only had 11mm clearance for the pickup, but i managed to pull it off with only 7 !  I know I know, elmar's done em thinner, but be fair he's from an engineering people, and he's a genius :)

also made a gig bag from half a pair of old jeans

the extra little knob on the side was to cover a crack in the side, but it also makes a nice notch for the knee to play it while seated.  I really like it and am gonna do another stick with those on both sides real soon.

i already did a vid with this thing unplugged, i'll get another with it amplified before i send it off.  I am rather sorry to part with this one, its real nice

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