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My sanctuaryThe shop has the best smell in the world.  It always makes me happy!View from my usual work spotSpruce and redwood topsTable saw and workbenchDuplicator router and more work counter topsMisc partsThe best little band saw in the worldResaw band saw on the right, table saw and work benchSome of my go-to toolsNeck blanks, binding and purflingBending moldsWaiting for fretwireState of the art, patent pending, high tech clamps.  Laminating purfling to binding.A few fretboardsRosette router jigWorking on a rosetteBrazilian rosewood back with extra stability strips.Bending a side in the side bending jig.  This is one of the shop work horses!  It gets a ton of use.Gluing rosette with go-barsMore of my high tech clamps.  Gluing kerfed lining to sidesLots of little bits for inlayLeafy branch inlayReady to start fitting the neck to the body.A few final setup adjustments.oops.Top bracingTop bracingA classic design, with a twistBevel back boneCutting a rosetteLittle wood guitaristIndian Rosewood bevelBookmatched ziricote endwedgeMy table at the Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2011Line of guitars at the Healdsburg Guitar FestivalA whirlwind of people3 of 4 guitars I brought to the showDr. Elmo Shropshire and I.  He wrote 'Grandma got ran over by a reindeer' and sold 11 million copies of it!  He bought one of my show guitars.  Hopefully he'll write some tunes with it!Non-stop people.