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 →

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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 →

Artist Spotlight: Seasick Steve

Newest album release "Keepin' The Horse Between Me And The Ground" contains a wide range of styles including Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, some tracks that sound like the Black Keys. Top it all off with his own blend that could be described as nothing else than Seasick Steve's very own. If his music doesn't entertain... Continue Reading →

Identity Crisis!

Guitar Headstock Design Besides the body shape of a guitar I think a key part of any guitars identity is it’s headstock design. Perhaps more so than any other musical instrument. I’ve been so caught up in the construction of the neckstick for my wood bodied resonator guitar project that I kept putting this detail... Continue Reading →

“Stop, Hey What’s That Sound”?

...everybody look what's going down... (Buffalo Springfield) The Adjustable Sound Well In A Wood Bodied Resonator Guitar When I first started this blog I mentioned the interest I’ve got in developing some options for the player of this wood bodied resonator guitar to be able to adjust the tone. (click here to read earlier post) I... Continue Reading →

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