Gun Display for my Father

    This is a gun display I made for my father after hearing he was looking for one that could fit quite a few guns, but not finding anything you could buy that he liked. Christmas was coming up so it ended up being a great gift and I was wanting another wood working project anyway.     The design is pretty simple, I made it as large as I could for the wall it would be mounted on, 4 ft. x 4ft. It has a 3/4″ thick finished plywood back with 1/2″ x 6″ sides, and some decorative […]

My First Cigar Box Guitar – JTCBG#1

   As if I dont have too many hobbies already, I started a new one the other day, making homemade cigar box guitars. I have always liked doing wood working and recently purchased a laser engraver, so I thought this would be a great way to combine the two. I can engrave all sorts of designs and embellishments onto the neck and body of the guitar. Cigar Box Guitars get their name from the fact that early ones actually used old cigar boxes for the body of the guitar. They have roots back to the early days of blues and […]