The Collings Forum Guitar II
09/22/05

This will be Collings forum guitar No. 2. The second guitar of mine dedicated to the Collings Forum.. I custom ordered it to pair with my OM-2HAV. Pictures will be posted during the production process! Thanks Alex for the effort in this special "documentary" project of a special guitar!

This guitar will be a Collings Baby with the following spec:

Specifications:

  • Collings Baby 2H
  • Brazilian Rosewood Back and Side
  • Master Grade Adirondack Spruce Top
  • 1 3/4 nut width
  • No endpin installed
  • Brazilian Rosewood Heel Cap

The Progress: (mm/dd/yyyy)

09/22/2005 - Confirm order to Collings
09/24/2005 - Brazilian Rosewood Selection
09/24/2005 - Wood selection - A Detail look at the Brazilian Backs
09/24/2005 - Wood selection - A Detail look at the Brazilian Sides
10/07/2005 - Production begin
10/20/2005 - Brazilian Rosewood Back glued and profiled
11/08/2005 - Adirondack Top selected and profiled
11/08/2005 - Brazilian Rosewood Back further profiled
12/21/2005 - Brazilian Rosewood Headstock shaped
12/21/2005 - Neck profiled
12/21/2005 - Body assembled and polished - Front
12/21/2005 - Body assembled and polished - Back
01/26/2006 - Guitar Completed
12/02/2006 - Arrived!

 

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