Author Topic: [Theme] Musical instruments  (Read 9832 times)

stenrasmussen

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[Theme] Musical instruments
« on: November 28, 2016, 00:04:41 »
I would like to see my fellow members' musical instruments.
Here's a glimpse of some of my guitars. In the back to the left is a Strat, the centre one is a self-built PRS style and with its back towards you is my old el-cheapo Martin; a Sigma.
This was shot with a Sigma 35/1.4A...yes...  :o

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2016, 01:34:39 »
Good idea for a theme, perhaps I can get around to shooting some of my instruments for this.

Sweet guitars. Mind sharing a bit more about the process of making your own guitar. I've picked up woodworking over the past couple years so naturally making a guitar has crossed my mind. Was yours a kit sort of deal or did you make the body from scratch?




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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2016, 01:47:24 »
Nice idea, Sten!

These images were posted here some time ago, but I hope it is appropriate to re-post here.  These details were shot at the trade show called Tokyo Handcraft Guitar Festival last year.

First two images were the rosetta and the bridge ornament of a baroque guitar.  The last one is the elaborate binding/purfling job of a Torres-inspired original Spanish guitar.
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« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2016, 09:31:26 »


A levin acoustic from the early seventies, before the takeover by Sigma i bought new and still have.



Hamer sunburst from 1982, modded the electronics which is a sin actually, the original Dimarzio pickups
exchanged for Lawrence 2 L-90 1 L-100

Leaning against a Vox ac15c2



Gibson les paul standard from 1987, exchanged the original pickups for low output Ox4 pickups, leaning
against a Marshall 4140 combo


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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2016, 18:50:59 »
The violin of Matthys Barnhoorn - on tour with the Band Magna Carta.
Matthys is one of the finest violin players I know (okey I dont know that many )
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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2019, 02:16:18 »
Replicas of the ancient string instruments of the lute family with elaborate inlays (#1: Gen-kan and #2 Bi-wa).  The original ones were made around 8c.
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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2019, 16:37:39 »
My guitar got burned :)

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2019, 20:19:50 »
Somehow I missed this thread first time around.
Love the images from Elsa, Kang and Akira.

But now, I just want to hear Fons playing some of those axes....!

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2019, 07:52:23 »
another guitar
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« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2019, 08:14:11 »
Herman van Veen presents his violin to me
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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2019, 22:42:01 »
My first Hollow body build during nitrocellulose coating and final

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« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2019, 22:38:11 »
My first Hollow body build during nitrocellulose coating and final

superb lighting!
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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2020, 13:22:02 »
Thank you Frank... after a long time
My new toy, one piece flame maple neck

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« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2020, 16:59:10 »
Wonderful job Nasos!

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2020, 22:29:10 »
So this doesn't really show off the instrument
(and is probably a fair relfection of the stage I've reached in learning to play it)

Thanks to the lmited DOF of the 105mm at this magnification, you're pretty much restricted to admiring some of the threadwork :)

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