Slowly every thing comes together. The part of the neck that runs thru the box and the inside of the box were painted black, so when looking alongside the tuna can's into the box, all will look nice and clean. The plywood top and back were sanded down to have a distressed look. We started on the fretboard, which in this case isn't a fretboard because we went back to the good old nails. It means a bit more filing, but it beats original guitar fret's on a build like this. Today we were designing a pattern for the "nailboard" dots, it had to be inline with the re-used tuners, which have some kind of a "crab" shape. In the end we simplified it to a big circle with 6 around it, and used it on the sound-hole on the body. Now it's just matter of drilling the holes in the right place on the "fretboard", we'll see....
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The Creative Couple
They are living in a 200 year old cottage on a lonely hill in the rural heart of Portugal. Next to working on the Triple Chaos creative instruments in the "Not Just Sawdust" woodwork and recycling workshop, they're running the Bluesbarn Studio, make video's, write poems and books, paint, build marionettes and other puppets, love, welcome guests, and enjoy life their way.