Merryweather

Meet "Merryweather!" Merryweather is a 6-string acoustic-electric lap steel. He was a custom build and is made from an antique 100-year-old Original GSB wooden violin case with original hardware. He features and internall piezo pickup,  antique drawer pull tailpiece, old door plates for the sound hole covers, a bowed oak hand rest, chrome open gear tuners and a violin scroll accent. Strings are elevated to allow for lap slide playing. Normal finger fretting is not possible. The case opens.

Hand rest

Hand rest

Merryweather

Merryweather

6-string acoustic lapsteel

Open gear tuners

Open gear tuners

Custom nut

Custom nut

Case opens

Case opens

Original GSB Decal

Original GSB Decal

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20200908_110711

Original GSB stamp

Original GSB stamp

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20200908_110442

Original hardware

Original hardware

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20200908_105839

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Maple headstock

Maple headstock

Violin scroll accent

Violin scroll accent

Oak fretboard

Oak fretboard

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20200908_105720

Antique door plate sound hole covers

Antique door plate sound hole covers

Antique drawer pull tailpiece

Antique drawer pull tailpiece

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20200908_105619