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Thread: really big wooden guitar

  1. #1
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    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs

    really big wooden guitar

    I once made a piece of wall art, looked like a 5 foot electric guitar, all wood.

    then I see someone certainly outdid mine, came across this one this weekend. Id love to tackle one this size, but Id need a much larger shop.
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  2. #2
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    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Nah Allen I made a 10 foot by 5 foot cross in my little 10x20 shop you can do it.
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  3. #3
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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada

    Re: really big wooden guitar

    Very cool:thumbup:

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  4. #4
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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    That's cool, did they use piano wire for the strings?

    Somewhere I have a pic of my wife and I outside the Grand ole Opry (the new one) where they have a guitar at the entrance. There's no strings on it though.

    Can get a sense of scale from the bench and trash can though.
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  5. #5
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Very cool, Allen. What was it made out of?

    Gibson commissioned a series of these guitars all over the Hollywood area, painted (or otherwise decorated) by different artists. They are molded fiberglass, and they bug me because the angle of the bridge on most of them is backward.

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  6. #6
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    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    looked like some kind of veneer, not sure what the body was made of.
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