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Akira

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2020, 10:28:08 »
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 :)

More to follow

A native American flute?  Beautiful aesthetic.
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« Reply #16 on: April 03, 2020, 10:29:45 »
My new travel bass customized for a tenor piccolo fretless bass.
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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2020, 14:23:02 »
Akira, i had the pleasure to listen to you play it :)
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« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2020, 14:28:31 »
Akira, i had the pleasure to listen to you play it :)

Glad you enjoyed it, Jakov!
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« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2020, 15:18:32 »
My new travel bass customized for a tenor piccolo fretless bass.

Beautiful instrument, mahogany?

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« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2020, 16:56:12 »
Beautiful instrument, mahogany?

Thank you, Fons.  Yes, the body/neck is made of mahogany.  This is made by a Turkish luthier/bass player, and I think the design is brilliant.
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« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2020, 22:46:52 »
My new travel bass customized for a tenor piccolo fretless bass.

I would love to hear how this sounds Akira

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« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2020, 22:49:16 »
A native American flute?  Beautiful aesthetic.

This is a Bansuri (from India)

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« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2020, 01:30:51 »
I would love to hear how this sounds Akira

You can watch my video playing it on FB.

This is a Bansuri (from India)

Thank you.  I like Hariprasad Chaurasia.
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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2020, 18:13:25 »
Thanks Akira.
It was listening to his nephew Rakesh Chaurasia that persuaded me to try to learn.

Several weeks later a mysterious parcel (with typical Indian stitched packaging) arrived from Delhi. Progress has been slow, with occaisional bursts of inspiration.

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Re: [Theme] Musical instruments
« Reply #25 on: January 16, 2021, 03:29:45 »
My latest wood burning :)

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« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2021, 08:28:25 »
My latest wood burning :)

Nice parlor.

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« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2021, 16:46:26 »
My wife took this one in which the dog is telling me enough of that. Guitar is a Martin. Since I only play in the house and yard it is a bit big. But nothing else I have sustains as well.

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« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2021, 17:20:52 »
My latest wood burning :)

Beautiful work!


My wife took this one in which the dog is telling me enough of that. Guitar is a Martin. Since I only play in the house and yard it is a bit big. But nothing else I have sustains as well.

The dog looks like how we call "Shiba-Inu" in Japan.  Cute!  The dreadnought looks cool with the herringbone purfling.
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« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2021, 17:36:11 »
Beautiful work!


The dog looks like how we call "Shiba-Inu" in Japan.  Cute!  The dreadnought looks cool with the herringbone purfling.

She is a shiba, or at least mostly shiba. We got her as a rescue dog from a family who could not handle her. As you probably know shibas look cute, but often have strong opinions and can be quite fierce. They are quite loyal too.

I’ll try to take and post some photos of another guitar I have which looks more interesting.