Meet “Delta”. Delta gives a nod to both the kitchen and to Delta blues where the metal resonator guitar, or Dobro, was a staple. The “swampy” sound is a combination of wood &steel. The resonator is an original design using stainless steel cat bowls from a pet store as well as the blade from a vegetable grater and salt and pepper shakers for the sound holes. She has a maple neck & jatoba fretboard.
4-string resonator guitar
Original resonator using stainless steel cat bowls. hand made oak & bone saddle/bridge.
Salt & Pepper shakers for sound hole covers, plus an antique dresser drawer pull for the tailpiece.
Hand carved headstock with chrome tuners.
Headstock (rear view)
Headstock (side view)
Neck & fret board
Maple neck and jatoba fret board, with 9mm silver shell casings for fret markers. Frets inlaid by hand.