Firstly, this month, we have this spectacular Koa Lamorna.
We bought the wood from a local furniture maker who regularly visits Hawaii sourcing the timber,
Koa purfling to match.
It’s great to be able to include customers again in our monthly news update now we’re able to invite them back into the workshop and I think it’s fair to say Tim was delighted with his guitar!
Another Lamorna left the workshop with singer songwriter Will Adams who records under the name Graffiti,
Here are two previous recordings, Will’s planning on writing a Lamorna song inspired by the instrument.
The third Lamorna of the month, a rosewood and Sitka one, was collected by Kevin from Milton Abbot in West Devon.
David sent us these photos of himself with his Engelmann and black walnut Taw in his parents’ garden in New South Wales, just south of Sydney.
He’s just put in an order for a reclaimed mahogany and Sitka Lamorna.
Stewart came over and we fitted a pickup on his new Abbey, he brought over his sunburst Lyn which will be coming up for its tenth birthday shortly.
James managed to navigate the lane in the largest motor-home we’d had up here for a quick set-up on his fifteen year old cocobolo Torridge.
Bob bought the rosewood Taw we had in the shop, we were delighted to see the slightly serious face offset by the very fine fez!
A pair of Torridges here for Coda,
Sitka tops, one with a figured mahogany back and sides and the other with rosewood.
Amongst the repairs this month perhaps the most interesting was this neck narrowing and reshaping on a guitar for Matt, a fine guitarist and classical guitar teacher in Exeter.
That’s all we have for you until next month!