Wednesday, January 27, 2010

End of January 2010

Joe (Ontario) working on a guitar for Randy, our Live Sound Instructor

Joshua (California) is working on the neck for his Acoustic.
Joshua has also completed two Bass'

Paul (British Columbia) is getting his Acoustic strung up to take home to show his family this weekend.

Joel (England) has been sanding up a storm on his electric.
Watch to see what color sunburst he will apply......
Warren (New York) is working on the neck of his semi-hollow body style guitar.
He is using Bloodwood/Ebony on his fingerboard and Zebrawood on the neck and headstock.

Cody (Ontario) planing his fret board

Tyler (Alberta) Drawing out the plans for his next guitar

Wyatt ( Washington) is finishing up his Acoustic and the Five month program here at Summit

Dylan (Nova Scotia) Preparing the fretboard for his Bass

Patrick (Manitoba) Shaping the headstock

Pat (Ontario) Is clamping his neck and getting ready to be done the Six month Course here at Summit School

Brad (Ohio) was given this guitar body to work with, so he is making it a part of his next project.

Dwayne (Manitoba) showing us his first hand built electric guitar, only nut and strings to go and it will be finished. (Nice work Dwayne)

Justin (British Columbia) is finishing up the jig for routing the pick up slot.
The picture below is of two wood blanks glued by Justin. The guitar is starting to take shape..
Next picture, Justin has cut out the body and is now sanding it.

Brian (Pennsylvania) is working on his second practice neck.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

January 2010 - Welcome back

Happy New Year everyone!!!!!!

Justin (British Columbia) making the jig for his solid body guitar

This is the finished neck for Justins solid body

This just proves the guys cook for themselves

This is Cody' (Ontario) corner of the shop. He is working on an Acoustic, a Ukelele and a Hawaiian style guitar.

Tyler (Alberta) has just made the routes for his hardware and is about to drill for his input jack on his solid body guitar.

Dwayne ( Manitoba) is about to glue the bracing in his Acoustic.

Patrick ( Manitoba) is gluing the binding on his Acoustic

Brian (Pennsylvania) making a practice neck for his solid body electric as part of his One Year Master Program

Arlen ( instructor at Summit) doing some adjustments on the belt sander

Wyatt ( Washington) is french polishing his Acoustic

Dylan (Nova Scotia) is cutting fret slots for his Bass

Brad ( Ohio) is making a jig for his Alenbic style electric guitar
Paul ( British Columbia) is kicking back shaping the bridge for his Acoustic

Pat (Ontario) is working on his headstock veneer

Namm Show in Los Ageles 2010

Mike arrives at Namm 2010

Leif flew in from Sweden to attend Namm

Maurice, Leif (former Summit School Students) and Mike hang out
after the Namm Show

Iacapo (Former student at Summit) is at the Namm show from Italy.

Dave (former student at Summit) is at the Namm show