Guitar no.7 the Eleventh is coming along nicely!
I shaped the new bridge and cut out the opening… but couldn’t resist putting the strings back on at this stage. Now, while the new bridge is better at countering torque, I’ll admit it’s not as good-sounding as the previous version. I preferred the original, as it sounded like the guitar didn’t tint the strings’ sound – whereas this one noticeably dampens the brilliance of the instrument.
In other words : there will be a bridge version 3!
Now, the soundhole!
Yes, it is intended to act like a window to the inside structure, which I plan to decorate in the near future.
When you hold the guitar, this is what you see :