2007 Sexauer style 18 Dreadnought
Recently traded in by it's first owner, this is likely the best BlueGrass Dread I've made so far (2012)
|Honduras Mahogany Back and Sides.
Snakewood Backstrip w/flamed and quartered Maple edging.
I have move the latest pictures to the top of the page, to save us both the scrolling!
I literally "bind" my bindings on, 1/4 at a time. This is the 4th quarter. Next the end graft, then I make the neck.
Hand carved braces
|Italian Alpine Spruce top
Before and after the second stage braces go in.
Sides go onto the top, and the side reinforcement is added.
|I told you this wood would pop
when the finish went on, and here's the first sealer coat:
I've never seen the like!
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