Monday, November 29, 2010

My Guitar

I don't recall if I've posted about my guitar on this blog or not, but I finally generated a nice photo of it.

Long story short, I started building a custom guitar for myself about 18 months ago (last July). Lots of things like school, etc. got in the way of my having as much time as I wanted to work on it, so it took a really long time. But now it is very nearly finished. I am expecting to sand flat the last 10 coats of lacquer and then cut polish to a finish this Wednesday.

But for the time being, the guitar looks awesome in the sunlight. The slightly excessive amount of lacquer on it is extremely reflective, but not yet flat; so the reflections take on interesting textures.

Star Guitar
Aperture: f/2.8
Shutter Speed: 1/125
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 50mm

I'm proud of the guitar, and have been enjoying playing it—the tone worked out to be exactly how I planned it back when I was first selecting my materials.

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