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One-of-a-Kind Electric Guitar

One-of-a-Kind-Electric-GuitarAnother custom electric guitar by Yves Begin.

Built from scratch using wood all bought from Windsor Plywood in Airdrie, Alberta.

It has a Purple Heart top, and the back wood is Mahogany with a Bubinga and Purple Heart laminated neck.

Quoted from Yves “This thing sounds great!”

Woodworker Winner from 2008 Contest

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Customer Projects Galore!

In 2008, Windsor Plywood ran a contest called “The Great Canadian Project Contest”. The entries were as varied as coffee tables, playhouses, and grandfather clocks to completely renovated rooms. All work must have been completed by the entrant and be the property of entrant. The stipulation was that the project must have incorporated some Windsor product.

Don”t forget to enter your project in the My Windsor Project Contest! Contest ends September 30, 2014.

Woodworking Winner 
Lord Nelson Grandfather Clock made from East Indian Rosewood. No wood filler was used and all wood components were joined by either biscuit joints or with wood screws. Fitting was not to a 10 thousandths of an inch – it was exact!

 

Picture of the winner, Elmer from Cranbrook

Picture of the winner in his workshop

 

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Close up the raised panel made from Rosewood

Electric Guitar

Electric_Guitar_by _YvonElectric Guitar by Yvon Begin.

Made from flame maple. With indian rosewood fretboard, body is 1″ black walnut sandwiched between 5/8″ hard maple top and 5/8″ hard maple back.

Materials sourced from Windsor Plywood Airdrie

 

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