A scene from the Hobbit?
Or the front yard of the new Club Ted & Crocker Guitars shop in Stuart, Florida?…Continue
This is a commission instrument for John Campbell. It's name is Newgrange, inspired by the prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland.
Here's a pic of the progress so far - a Las Cabrillas box, and some maple
I decided to put a strip of…Continue
Hey Ted, can you make me 70 unique Crocker instruments in 5 weeks?
See The Coalhouse Project Part 1 blog, with the first 36 instruments HERE
Hey Ted, can you make me 70 unique Crocker instruments in 4 weeks?
(see the next 35 instruments in the Coalhouse Project HERE)…Continue
EDIT: Here it is:
Not a proper Progress Blog, but here's pics of Double Trouble along the way to completion.
An insane instrument for Sanddraggin (Matt). This is a guitar/bass combo with stereo output. The bass string has its own circuit with volume/tone/jack and a one string Stonehenge. The guitar circuit has volume/tone for both pickups…Continue
A custom build for sid Workman and his brood of rockers. Sid supplied the chunk of homegrown walnut, plus some other really unique woods I'll use.
January 12, 2012
This is it so far. Who knows what it'll turn out to be...
Inspired by Armageddon…Continue
Ted Crocker custom instrument for Harrison Withers.
EDIT: Finished instrument
A gorgeous slab of walnut from Sid Workman
Update: January 5, 2012
The Delta Box will be a Crocker production instrument. I'm creating all the templates, jigs, components and hardware so I can assemble many of these at a time. The complete opposite of what I usually do.
Using a Forstner bit in the drill press to make holes for the 2 broomsticks neck…Continue
(I found this old post on my computer of the Ugly Duckling/Beautiful Swan CBG Challenge from the old Yahoo CBG group (2008). I thought you'd enjoy it. BTW, I won the Challenge)
Bojangles. A surprise for JoJo when she arrives at the Club Ted shop in a few hours.…
The shape is rough cut and some mineral spirits applied to bring out the gorgeous grain.…
One more Honey Dripper about to be released into the wild! This baby will be tamed and ridden hard by Keith Urban!!!…
scroll to see the step by step progress
Another touring/recording rig. Right now it's just a slab of African Mahogany. All I have to do is remove the wood that's not the Hitchhiker and craft the parts that are...
EDIT: here's the final. Scroll down to see it built step by step
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A new client build. Here's a photoshopped idea for a general shape. I'm going for a hot rod, chevy tail fin vibe. The wood in this idea shot is 2 pieces of African Black Walnut with a racing stripe down the center made of…Continue