Bob applying his antiqued violin varnish on the 50th Anniversary La Venezia model.

50th ANNIVERSARY GUITAR

Bob applying his antiqued violin varnish on the 50th Anniversary La Venezia model.


Howard, Bob and Cindy with the 50th the day it was picked up

Signing the label on the 50th (Yes, he made the pen, too!)

Stringing the 50th

Signing rear of headstock

Fitting tuning machines

Fitting tuning machines on 50th Anniversary

Attaching fingerrest (June 2017)

Positioning the bridge close-up

Positioning the bridge

Shaping the Nut

French polishing cutaway

Rubbing varnish with bronze wool

Bob varnishing the f-holes

Scraping the top

Scraping the top

Preparing the 50th Anniversary for Varnish - Feb 2017

Varnishing f-hole

Varnishing the 50th Anniversary La Venezia