Kristi drove down from South Wales to pick up her custom nylon strung Carey,
Rosewood back and sides,
With an elevated fingerboard,
Sound-port and arm rest.
Another nylon strung Brook here for Alan from Somerset,
This time a Carey fourteen fretter with a cutaway,
A Sitka top, a very old set of Cocobolo for the back and sides,
With a rounded off plain slotted headstock.
Here’s a new model that’s just gone off to Phil McKnight in New South Wales,
It’s actually a slightly larger version of the Ian Anderson model we make for Andy Manson, Phil asked for this specific size, we’ve named the model the Becka after the diminutive Becka Brook on Dartmoor.
Ivor picked up the mahogany Lyn we featured last month
And Chris collected his cutaway Tamar, also featured last month!
Mandy Woods, a singer songwriter from Glastonbury, bought her Little Silver from Coda Music and brought it over to have a Fishman pickup installed. She wrote a blog about her visit and the Little Silver here
Charlotte picked up this Gibson archtop with an authentic Charlie Christian pickup & her ES 330 which were in for various repairs.
It was good to catch up with our friend Dave Carless the other week who brought over his twenty year old Taw for us to fit a Fishman Rare Earth Blend pickup.
TV’s latest album features acoustic versions of some favourite songs, there are photos of his two Taws – in various states of repair!
Lastly – over the previous months we’ve shown the snowdrops, primroses and daffodils, this month it’s the turn of this healthy carpet of bluebells!