Paul Rhoney's Latest Builds

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Here's some updates on stuff I've showed off before.

The Ash top Oceana DuoTone 25.5" scale prototype has the transparent Blonde on now.
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The Iverness Green Balinese is finished and got the pinstriping treament courtesy of a local rat rod enthusiast/artist.
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The Caddy green Oceana Junior for my son is finished.
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And last but not least for today, this Oceana DuoTone, which is a tribute to the customer's long gone Gretsch SilverJet is finished.
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Just awesome work! I especially like the Bigsby on the last picture. Really classy look.

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Epic designs.

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Thanks guys! :)

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What's the news on the Ash top. Need to post some pictures if you have that one complete.
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Darn nice!

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John Meyers wrote:What's the news on the Ash top.
I finally got the pickups, but I still have some other hardware to get. It ought to be done within a month or so. I'm crossing my fingers that I get to keep that one for myself. Lol.

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Paul Rhoney wrote:
John Meyers wrote:What's the news on the Ash top.
I finally got the pickups, but I still have some other hardware to get. It ought to be done within a month or so. I'm crossing my fingers that I get to keep that one for myself. Lol.
Now you are sounding like me wanting to keep everything for your self. So glad to see that guitar being built/sold, it is one of the best designs I have seen in such a long time. Great work as always! Oh, when you going to build a bass? Give us bass players some love!
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Thanks so much John! The Oceana is near and dear to my heart, so you can imagine how happy I am whenever somebody wants to buy one.

No bass plans in the works yet, but I have made six short-scale six-string basses.

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Is there some Saul Koll influence in your design aesthetic?

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I think Paul has a picture around here somewhere of him hanging with Saul.
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I love your use of the "chicken head" switches. I offer my most grand and bellowing bravo. Bravo!

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Loren Schulte wrote:Is there some Saul Koll influence in your design aesthetic?
Jason Rodgers wrote:I think Paul has a picture around here somewhere of him hanging with Saul.
Absolutely! Saul is my all-time favorite guitar maker, and I'm fortunate enough to call him a friend.

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Makes sense. The subtle, elegant simplicity of your work reminded me of Saul's.

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Being such a fan of his work, I'm definitely taking that as a compliment!

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New stuff!
Finally got some decals made.
Finally got some decals made.
Prototype of a new model. My take on a Tele, basically. I call it the Vireo.
Prototype of a new model. My take on a Tele, basically. I call it the Vireo.
This isn't a new model for me, but I haven't made any of these in a while. The Starblaster.
This isn't a new model for me, but I haven't made any of these in a while. The Starblaster.

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Finished Oceana Duo-Tone in Super Burgundy Mist Metallic.
Finished Oceana Duo-Tone in Super Burgundy Mist Metallic.
Finished Oceana Duo-Tone in natural finish with a nice flame Maple top.
Finished Oceana Duo-Tone in natural finish with a nice flame Maple top.
Finished '58 Flying V replica.
Finished '58 Flying V replica.

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Starblaster Thinline.
Starblaster Thinline.
25.5" scale Oceana Duo-Tone prototype.
25.5" scale Oceana Duo-Tone prototype.

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Fercryinoutloud, Pauly, how many of these bad boyz are you cranking out per month?!
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Eh, only really like one or two a month. It just looks like more when I haven't posted anything in a while, and then bomb the site.

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