Classic headstock short-scale 6-string. Built-in amp-guitar.

#upcycle, #reuse, #recycle

Mini-scale travel guitar with tele bridge and dobro tailpiece


come into focus
Part of this was already done years ago, but the project failed to hold my attention.

When I had time...

during #stayhome
I used some broken pieces of a classical guitar with a broken neck and some leftover redwood to marry the neck to the amp cabinet. The bridge/amp assembly was leftover since 2016.

out of many, one.

E Pluribus Unum was once the motto of the United States of America and references the fact that the cohesive single nation was formed as the result of the thirteen smaller colonies joining together.



  • Neck

    15.5" scale
    This was a "broken neck project" meets "going back into it" (artist lingo) on another project. redwood was used to fill in the missing parts of the neck that was needed.
  • Body

    Bubinga (wood)
    ARTEC MA3T TINO Mini Amp SOLID Bubinga Wood Case. I had already robbed the case of it's circuit and the metal faceplate but I had an amp made by Artec for the British company Orange, and it fits and looks cool.
  • Bridge

    G style
    Les Paul Jr.®
  • Pickup

    Telecaster® for all the tone
  • Amplifier

    Orange Crush Mini
    VERSATILE, SIMPLE CONTROLS A whole lotta tone in three controls. Adjust the Gain and Volume to get any sound, from clean and clear to high-gain and heavy. The Shape control quickly changes the midrange character from mega-thick to super-scooped – and everything in between. SPEAKER OUTPUT Turn your Crush Mini into an amp head by hooking up a speaker cabinet to the Speaker output (8 Ohms minimum). HEADPHONE OUTPUT Connecting headphones disengages the speaker output for silent practice. AUX IN Play along to your music with the Aux In, perfect for practice. BUILT-IN TUNER A simple, easy to read, built-in tuner makes the Crush Mini a great all-in-one amplifier.


First "test drive" video


May 9, 2020 at 8:51am

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#sculpting #stayhome

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May 11, 2020 at 2:29am

MMay 15, 2020 at 2:18pm

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More #fretwork #stayhome

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May 17, 2020 at 12:32pm

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#tuningmachines #stayhome

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