Custom, hand-built guitars and mandolins, restoration, repair and consignment for collectors and Bluegrass and acoustic musicians by Chris Oliver in Springfield, Illinois.
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The porch and other obligations have kept me from building the small group of mandolins I started earlier in the year. With IBMA week right around the corner I have decided/gotten permission to quickly complete one F5 before the conference. … Continue reading
Well…. the Old Growth River Recovered Honduras Mahogany body blank did not receive any bids. The minimum bid was reasonable at the cost of the billet with no additional mark up for the labor to turn the billet into a … Continue reading
Finally. I have a Les Paul body and neck all glued up from the same billet going on eBay. This old growth mahogany was recovered from the Belize River, Belize. It is too bad we do not have pieces large … Continue reading