Matt has been submitting his projects to our newsletter for years, as much as Matt is a gifted luthier he has finished his schooling and as a recent law school grad is heading north. Good luck Matt & Keep in touch!!!
This guitar has a western maple body and neck with and an ebony fretboard and knobs. Western maple makes up the interval dots on the fretboard.
Oil and poly hybrid finish.
Another year for Joel at BCIT – Joinery Apprenticeship. All went well; next year booked.
Nice to know that fine woodwork is not a dying art; nor is it gender specific. Here is an excerpt from a letter I received from my Great-Niece, Vienna in Fort Fraser, BC. Her comment on her Grade 10 Wood Shop Class:
In my wood shop class I built a rocking dinosaur toy and I am currently working on a hope chest. There is only one other girl in my class and we work extra hard to show up the boys. They often tease me because I’m the smallest, and they know I’m tougher than them. Every class I think of you guys!
Sold to a customer in Australia the eccentric piece is a solid sapele body with a laminate top of (from centre out) bubinga, cherry, figured sapele, ziricote, purpleheart, western maple, padauk, wenge, flame maple, and mahogany. The pickup rings and cavity cover are sapele, and the neck is (centre-out) bloodwood, eastern maple, walnut, cherry, and more bloodwood, with a purpleheart fretboard and maple interval dots.