Build Update – Ready for edge binding!

A couple of features you gotta check out are the contour of neck-to-body and guitar string inlays on the tail. Thinking about also doing guitar string inlays as purfling. All used strings of course = good mojo! Wood bodied resonator sides, back, top, and adjustable tone control cone ring have been assembled. Neck is test... Continue Reading →

What the…?!

Please check out my blog today at hijinxguitars.wordpress.com! I’ve been working on the Hijinx Wood Bodied Resonator Guitar project for about 3 months now, along the way I have gained a few followers to this project via new blog and Twitter account (please share, retweet, etc… ALWAYS room for more!). I thought it was time... Continue Reading →

Artist Spotlight: Justin Johnson [19 String Countdown]

It doesn’t take long to go through a few YouTube searches to find a wide variety of acoustic & electric stringed musical instruments skillfully played by Justin Johnson. I found him playing instruments with as many as 19 strings all the way down to 1 string. And he makes them all sing! This research was... Continue Reading →

Wood Body Resonator Guitar [Build Update]: Adjustable Resonator Cone Well

Another big step completed, I think I can see my workbench again! Adjustable cone well, neck stick and top mocked up really shows what this guitar is going to look like. So far... I LIKE! Adjustable Resonator Cone Well Sliders are installed on the prototype and cone well is ready to attach to the resonators wooden... Continue Reading →

Wood Body Resonator Guitar [Build Update]: Neck Stick & Headstock

It’s been a while since I published an update to the resonator guitar project so here you go! Neck Stick The resonator guitar neck is now complete and ready for fitting into the body of the wood body resonator guitar. Two quick coats of sanding sealer were applied and then followed up with six hand... Continue Reading →

Toss Me A Bone!

  My dog Leo is a very caring dog and will share his bones with me anytime. Especially when he’s done trying to get “the good stuff” out of the middle… I’ve found that with a little effort Leo’s chew-toy bones are good bone guitar nut material. I just made a trade with Leo so... Continue Reading →

Impact On Tone – A must Read

This is a great article for any player looking to manipulate their tone - I just had to share it. While Joseph is referencing electric guitars the theories and application can also apply to your acoustic guitar or wood bodied resonator guitar. - Thanks for putting this out there Joseph Price! -Tripper By Joseph Price https://www.facebook.com/Soxymusic-120181894668529/?fref=nf If... Continue Reading →

Are you playing what you are meant to play?

“The way of Zen guitar is to play what you are meant to play, not necessarily what you want to play. Understand the difference. Sometimes the two are the same, sometimes they are not. You must reconcile one with the other or you will not make any progress on the path.” - Philip Toshio Sudo,... Continue Reading →

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