Show Us Your Gear: Unique Instruments II
Bob Wallace's Custom Commission
Wallace, of WBW Stringed Instruments, submitted photos of a recent commission from a daughter to her father. The guitar is a hollow-body, 9-piece laminate neck of maple, cherry, and walnut. Brazilian cherry compound radius fretboard with deer antler fret markers, wild chery body with walnut details, oil and wax finish. The electronics include push-pull volume for in-phase/out-of-phase, 3-way switch, push-pull tone pot for coil split, an LR Baggs piezo A/E bridge with selection switch and control knob. The guitar is a tri-beam bridged, neck-through, string through design with a routed column for the strings to feed through to an aircraft aluminum ferrule bar. He says, "Of the instruments I've built over the years, this has been one of my favorites.