Not quite a cigar box! Skull 2 string

Just finishing up a new skull instrument, this time it'll make some noise with a piezo in the bridge!

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Comment by Cloudy Knuckles on September 13, 2011 at 1:41pm

Wow, you've something to play on Halloween.

 

Great concept.

Comment by Tate Chmielewski on September 10, 2011 at 6:44pm

Theres a 1/4 thread insert in the neck and I slipped an allen head bolt into the opening where the spine would start... turn the neck until its almost tight then finished it with an allen wrench

happy with the way this one fit together... the neck and fretboard sit snug to the skull

Comment by Habanera Hal on September 10, 2011 at 5:40pm
How did you attach the neck to the......neck?
Comment by Tate Chmielewski on September 9, 2011 at 10:14pm

Thanks!  Yeah thought about doing a bone nut but that black ebony matches everything nicer... and I don't like the smell of bone dust haha

I've made some other skull instruments and this is the first that can be played... even though its a little awkward

need to make some kinda base for it to stand it on

Comment by Jeremiah Cornelius on September 9, 2011 at 9:03pm

I like the volute curve behind the nut, and shaping the back of your headstock.  Very artful.

 

Now QUIT FREAKING ME OUT like that!

Comment by Jeff "Strat Fink" Tinsley on September 9, 2011 at 11:56am

I guess a  bone saddle and nut would have been overkill.

Crazy, cool instrument. Thumbs up!

Comment by legnahkra on September 9, 2011 at 11:28am
simply WOW..!
Comment by Keni Lee Burgess on September 9, 2011 at 8:06am

Rather unsettling. Reminds me of RAUSCHENBERG's monogram.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RxXyPresXyI/TfgYg2_1BPI/AAAAAAAAAZQ/mA2Bu...

Thanks for sharing.

 

Comment by Habanera Hal on September 9, 2011 at 7:25am
Too cool.

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