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Little boxes

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Apr 1, 2012. 5 Replies

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Father daughter duet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Hitesman Jan 19, 2011. 3 Replies


Pick up question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Lillo Jun 15, 2010. 15 Replies

Has anybody tried cutting pickup? I have an under the bridge strip style pickup I would like to cut for a 3 string resonator.Will it still work if I cut it?Continue



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Email I received from a customer

Posted on August 17, 2012 at 10:02am 7 Comments

Hi Mark

This is a bit overdue but thanks again for the great guitar.  My wife Shelly didn't even scold me which I attribute to the guitar's beauty. 

There was an employee at the hotel we stayed at in St Paul who is a player and he went nuts for it.  He kept saying it's folk art (which it is).  I was walking out of the hotel (the day after I found myself hanging in the lobby next to Billy Crystal, Robin Williams and Steve Martin - Im sure you know Martin is quite the…


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At 12:12am on June 4, 2015, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks again Mark

At 3:57am on April 25, 2015, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment Mark

At 8:45pm on April 21, 2015, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Mark! Thanks for the Nice Comments there, well appriciated!! The Woodman Talks again Some nice flames in the wood of the  New piece Looking real Nice! Greeettsszzz A.D

At 4:05am on January 24, 2015, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the Nice Comments there Mark ! See  your the Builder for the Nice Laptop Slider Builds ! Looks real Well Build, what do they weigh? they look Heavy! The Beauty of a Nice Piece of WOOD ! Greeetssszzz A.D.

At 1:04am on November 28, 2014, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks Mark, Keepin on. Keep making those works of art and music. Happy days ahead. ... Dave

At 1:05am on July 12, 2013, Rob (Uker) Porras said…

Nice Page.

Looks like high quality work.

At 2:58pm on July 9, 2013, Kenneth Wilson Hale said…

Thanks, Mark, Man It looks like you are a REAL builder. You got some great looking

guitars on your site. Ken Hale

At 1:29am on June 30, 2013, Loco said…
Hey Mark,

Love your cedar reso! Cedar is my favorite...very nice work.
At 7:19am on May 13, 2013, James said…

happy  birthday!!!

At 2:07am on July 14, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment. Been looking through your photos ,great stuff there


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