"Annie", "Blackie" & "Sassie" Alan Hamley
left to right in the picture above are:
by my friend and fine guitar builder, Taffy Evans. I have had this
beautiful guitar for a few years now.
a Cedar top, New Guiena Rosewood back and sides, Jarrah fingerboard
and bridge with a Walnut head plate.
one of mine and he is all Tasmanian Blackwood.
my first build and she is Tasmanian Golden Sassafrass with Tasmanian
Alan's MySpace Page to have a listen
cheap pile of politically-incorrect plywood humble factory-built
Polished a bit , fitted with brass nut & saddle, Kluson-style tuners.
Now also pimped with a laminate fretboard overlay since this photo.
Yeah, I know,
Radio-Tone circa 1926
My Radio-Tone found on Ebay
"Restored to Unoriginal Condition" May 2007
Solid Gumwood & the sweetest can of worms your ears'll ever taste!
More on the Radio-Tone Hollownecks here.
Gregertsen's 3 beauties...
hang on, that one on the left ain't no hollowneck.!.!.!
Oh, what the hell, it's in good company, right? We'll let that one slide
( if you'll pardon the expression! hehe )
right: '30s MayBell parlour
Lazy River Spruce/Walnut Weiss
Lazy River Sapele Teardrop Weiss
Brobek's "Brauchli" Hollownecks...
pair of beautiful guitars were made by Tasmanian luthier Daniel
Both contain bracing which incorporates carbon-fibre for increased volume
The darker fixed bridge is made of Tasmanian Blackwood.
The lighter floating
bridge guitar has a cedar sound-board
with Blackwood sides and back.
a 1929 model, restored with original tailpiece & bridge.
Driscoll from the band Barefoot Truth
plays this sweeet Lazy River hollowneck made by Rance
Is that beautiful ribbon-grain Mahogany
with flamed Maple binding?
is Kathy's absolutely stunning Koa Weissenborn made by Rayco,
which sounds as good as it looks!
Isn't Koa a remarkable thing?
Kathy's original 1930s Kona, ok not a hollowneck but must be a joy
"Parlour-Size" guitar with shorter than standard scale-length
by Bristolian Guitars of Bristol, UK.
This one is tuned to open E & the top is specifically voiced for
tunings like low-bass A & the more usual electric-steel tunings like
has mahogany back & sides & a "cider" top (cedar with a stain!)
Bristolian has a spruce top & floating-bridge with tailpiece.
The ladder-braced top imparts a "dry" tone unlike an X-braced guitar.
Donate your hollowneck guitar photo & comment!...
Yup, you guessed it,
via the sharey bit!
upload them to this page, who knows, maybe I'll have to update the
gallery to have thumbnails! ( When there's enough pix here )