Building guitars north of Tampere, Finland

Visited my friend Juha (pictured below) at his workshop (also pictured) in the woods in Finland, and made a little “guitar”.

The body was hand carved from a single block of elder, and the tuning pegs from a block of maple.

Will post photos when I put strings and a pick-up on it🙂

Buy Juha’s instruments here: http://masauniverse.tumblr.com/

His hardcore band is here: http://sokeapiste.bandcamp.com/

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photo 1Some kantele he has made previously.

photo0This was my favourite chisel!!!

photo00Hand tooling maple tuning pegs!

~ by annavo on xxx.

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