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Cigar Boxes for sale!

Started this discussion. Last reply by ozziebob May 20, 2013. 5 Replies

Hey guys, I'm cleanin off the shelves and I'm letting go of my cigar box collection. There's somewhere close to 80 boxes in total of various sizes. Mostly good for guitars, a few I picked up for amps…Continue

Diamondback's Tradin' Post

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Sep 28, 2011. 5 Replies

Hey everyone,                 I'm about to start building parts again, and I thought I'd offer some up in trade, or if you can't trade, I'll just ask the price of the materials used. What I make…Continue


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Diamondback Telecaster

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 12:00am 1 Comment

I started on a few of these guitars this summer, and I thought I'd try my hand at another progress blog.

The bodies are mostly African Mahogany, a couple of canarywood and one Bubinga in there too. When all is said and done they'll all have figured maple necks and one kind of rosewood or another as the fretboard. Another feature I'm putting on these that I don't see very often is a wood pickguard and control cover. The one in the picture is an African Mahogany body with…


Electric Bouzouki build

Posted on April 10, 2011 at 12:16am 6 Comments

Today I started on a commission build- A solid body Bouzouki.


The body is African Mahogany, Quilted Maple top, African Mahogany neck, Rosewood fretboard.


Today I got the body joined, and the neck cut out. I'll have more pictures very soon!




Custom Lowezo #2

Posted on August 13, 2010 at 12:39am 8 Comments

On Ted's suggestion, I've decided to make a progress blog of my latest custom guitar. I'm using a Las Cabrillas I've had in my reserve since buying it from Jay. The cone I'm putting in it is actually the first cone I bought from Old Lowe. I've bought several, but somehow my first never made it to a build.

Anyway, I'm using a piece of curly maple for the neck and I'm slotting the peghead and doing putting in a one-off inlay. (Whoever can tell me what it is AND who said it will… Continue

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At 2:01am on May 20, 2013, ozziebob said…
those solid boxes I dont know how many you will do but looking at $100 worth of boxes and freght to Brisbane Australia

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