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Balalaika restoration

I got this old balalaika from my grandma and after a closer look I decided it needs a new finish. I mean it was in a horrible condition. There's a sticker inside that says 1982 and something else in russia. Im pretty sure it says "No sandpaper was harmed in the making of this instrument". If you think chinese guitars are bad quality you should see these. Anyways here's a few pictures before the re-finish.…


Added by Juha K on April 23, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

The Square - Behind the scenes


I thought I'd post some pictures of the work process. The idea was to make a really cheap electric guitar. Expectations were pretty low since this was my first buld. I didn't have a clear view on what the finished product will look like. Only that it will have 3 strings and no fretboard. Everything else was decided on the fly.



Added by Juha K on October 24, 2011 at 1:12am — 2 Comments

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