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The Story of a Mahogany Parlor Guitar
Label, Mahogany, wood, guitar, parlor, Hamilton Stringed Instruments, Building, repair, banjo, mandolin, Scottsdale, AZ, Historic Cattle Track Compound

The new Hamilton Stringed Instrument label glued to the inside back of instrument #008, a Mahogany Parlor guitar.

parabolic, sanding, sides, guitar, parlor, building, repair, Hamilton Stringed Instruments, Frank Hamilton, Luthier

I color the guitar sides and kerfing with a pencil before I sand a parabolic into the sides.


Parlor guitar, Hamilton Stringed Instruments, Historic Cattle Track Arts Compound, Go-bar deck, go bar deck, go bar, Frank Hamilton, luthier, guitar building, guitar

A Sitka Spruce top in the process of being glued to the Wenge sides in the Go-Bar deck.

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Back braces, carving, shaping, Hamilton Stringed Instruments, Frank Hamilton, Hamilton Stringed Instruments

Finished carving the back braces. Now I just have to clean them up.