One-off, freestyle laser guitar

image image image Lol. Had no idea how to name this post! Hardest thing I’ve ever attempted. With or without a laser!! This machine amazes me daily…

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Great project and build pics. Guitar looks amazing!

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Thanks! It’s been a painful journey!

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Soooo beautiful. I would love to hear the music this produces.

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WOW! That’s gorgeous! How does it sound?

This one, and the laser made ukulele, are the two projects so far that I’ve said “That’s so cool…I don’t think I can even wrap my mind around making that!”

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The fact that you were able to design this is amazing enough. The fact that you actually built it is even more amazing!

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Stringing it tonight!! We shall see…

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It’s almost done!!! Had to make it as I went. Too many parts to try and design first. It has to be very tight and strong.

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Wow! Impressive, intricate and slick!

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Brilliant. Great job!

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just… Wow!!

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That looks absolutely great! And I interpret ‘painful’ as having to make each part at least three times!

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Not each… but definetly quite a few.

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What an amazing piece! Great idea to put a steel truss rod in there—I guess you are putting steel strings on it? Can’t wait for the action video/sound file!

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This is just a totally fantastic project. I can see why you have not posted in a while, you have been busy.

Totally Amazing Guitar!

I started wandering the Cigar Box Guitar rabbit hole as a tourist and Imagined what a serious Glowforger might be able to do with the concept but you have added many wrinkles well beyond my imagining! :guitar::heart_eyes::guitar:

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The pain is the price for all that you learned, so it’s actually a reward for the struggle.
Nice work! :sunglasses:

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Very cool! Nice to see a thriving luthier community here.

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Make sure that you post some sample music so that we know how it sounds.

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