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13 hours ago

Wilborn Guitars

Fossil walrus ivory tailpin set in myrtle, bound with curly koa. ... See MoreSee Less

Fossil walrus ivory tailpin set in myrtle, bound with curly koa.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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From Burton?

Good lord !! Where is my wilborn !!!!

Now that is kool!

Daddy like

Outstanding!

Wowie-zowie!

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2 days ago

Wilborn Guitars

Pau Ferro fingerboard, bound in curly Koa with maple purfling. Pau Ferro is very hard and reasonably light. It has very small pores, and often has beautiful coloration. A great alternative to rosewood for fingerboards, bridges as well as backs and sides. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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outstanding, Wilborn!

Absolutely beautiful

That is nice. Looks very glassy.

Like the color in the wood.

Flamed wood binding. What's not to like?

Gorgeous work

Wow! What is that maple? Looks very different from European one, much deeper texture and not white at all!

nice fret board

Really enjoy seeing your craftwork. Hope you don't lose the personal touch. Do the neck and fret board need to have a direct transference of input, (in a sense inert ), or can they have some resonance of their own, ( in a sense contributive )?

a quarter sawn fret board....a new fashion I think...new woods ...Beautiful

Really pretty!

Very, very nice!

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3 days ago

Wilborn Guitars

Cocobolo bevel on African Blackwood and 50 year old Sitka. Man, that is juicy!!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Cocobolo bevel on African Blackwood and 50 year old Sitka. Man, that is juicy!!!!!

 

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Beautiful

Bee too tee full. Show the whole guitar plz

Oh man .. wow

You make beautiful acoustic guitars!

Dude, that's naff

damn...that's so purty it's dirty...I'm agog

Gorgeous, Ben. It does look good enough to eat!

Yes, indeed, it’s a beauty!

You do some beautiful work my man. My hat's off to you. I just wish I could afford one of your guitars.

wooow. i hope u will help me too

nice

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4 days ago

Wilborn Guitars

A landmark moment here at Wilborn Guitars. My son Leo (11) helped me make a little tool, reached inside the Black and White Bantam and planed down two back braces that I couldn’t reach. He’s been showing some interest in the shop lately and he’s a smart, mechanically intuitive kid. He did a great job, and I’m as proud as can be. ... See MoreSee Less

A landmark moment here at Wilborn Guitars. My son Leo (11) helped me make a little tool, reached inside the Black and White Bantam and planed down two back braces that I couldn’t reach. He’s been showing some interest in the shop lately and he’s a smart, mechanically intuitive kid. He did a great job, and I’m as proud as can be.Image attachment

 

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Excellent! Wayvto go dad and Leo! Think of the innovations he's going to invent or discover!

Ah, so this is what the elves look like. Mini Bens with hair.

Maybe there’s a name change in the near future....”Wilborn and Son Guitars”?

Kids. My 9 year old helped me deliver a breech calf🙂

What a clever idea!

So great !!

His expression tells me "he's got this"!

The most I remember accomplishing at "little hand" stage was getting a mangled piece of metal out of the garbage disposal. Go Leo!

Wilborn & Son Guitars....

He’s a natural! Luthier/Fly fisherman

Those tiny, useful fingers.

What was up with the brace?

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1 week ago

Wilborn Guitars

Hawking my meager wares at the CBA bluegrass festival in Grass Valley, CA. ... See MoreSee Less

Hawking my meager wares at the CBA bluegrass festival in Grass Valley, CA.

 

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Wow... didn't know this was going on .

Lets see how good I can do...left to right, warhorse, Elliebelle, a cutaway Lion, a non-cutaway lion and a Bantom?

Hey say Hey to Bruce for me, I know he is there too. You guys can talk about what a great guy I am!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I think Molly Tuttle should get one of your guitars in her blessedly talented hands and play the livin' heck out of it!

Great event. Good luck, Ben.

A table of riches...Sweet Lion! Specs?

The non cut away Lion is the one that grabbed me. Cedar? Redwood?

I was born in Lovely Grass Valley 😊

Knock em dead and come home empty handed!!!

I’ll take that meager bantam on the right

Man oh man. I wish.

Have a great show!

That full body Lion and the one on the far left would look much better sitting in my house. ;)

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