New Instrument from Michael Thames

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bacsidoan
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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby bacsidoan » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:20 pm

Jabberwocky wrote:Beautiful work by Michael as always. I love that spruce top!

He shipped this out before he left for the Land of 1000 Smiles for a holiday...


Very nice! You have chosen wisely...
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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby poriforo » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:04 am

Jabberwocky wrote:Beautiful work by Michael as always. I love that spruce top!

He shipped this out before he left for the Land of 1000 Smiles for a holiday...


Stunningly beautiful. How have you enjoyed the FE-17?

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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby Feynman » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:12 am

Lovely instrument(s). Thanks for sharing with us.
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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby Guther » Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:24 pm

Amazing guitar! Congrats!
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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby Laudiesdad69 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:48 am

That is a stunning CG. The wood is beautiful.

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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby JohnH* » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:48 pm

poriforo wrote:The A.B. instruments you've had were custom builds, or are there a few builders you uncovered that more commonly use this wood?


African blackwood is one of Anders Sterners' favored woods.
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Re: New Instrument from Michael Thames

Postby Jabberwocky » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:36 am

poriforo wrote:
Jabberwocky wrote:Beautiful work by Michael as always. I love that spruce top!

He shipped this out before he left for the Land of 1000 Smiles for a holiday...


Stunningly beautiful. How have you enjoyed the FE-17?


Just got it today. I am all smiles! Thank you for asking. It was in storage for a bit. Don't ask :roll: Michael made two less ornamented ones in November 2016. I like the one in birdseye maple.


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