Hey, do you all remember the lovely Monica and Bob, the artist-musician couple we wrote about on the blog a couple months back?
We finished their rings! And they’re gorgeous.
Bob’s ring (bottom) is made of purpleheart, lined wenge. Monica’s (standing) is the reverse. As you can see, both the purpleheart and the wenge have a crazy amount of tonal depth. The variance of wood never ceases to amaze us. We guess that’s why we dedicate a lot of our lives to it.
Want to make us a ring of a special wood or material in your life?
At a show a few years ago, a gentleman approached Gustav: he had worked for a now-defunct Chicago xylophone factory for years, and had collected out-of-tune rosewood keys throughout his career. He’d never found a real use for them. Now he was clearing out his house and wanted to know, did Gustav want them? Of course the answer was a resounding (ha!) YES.
We’re so proud of this beautiful custom ring, made with that rosewood and a client-supplied guitar string. Check out how well the metallic spring of the string combines with the super-rich and multi-tonal wood. What could be more visually musical?
Want to own your own guitar string ring? Head over to our Custom Orders page to start the show!
Want to reuse the rest of the guitar, too?
Check out this ingenious/melodic home from Fairy Meadows Miniatures!
Perhaps something a bit more pragmatic and everyday?
Everyone needs more shelving! (via Apartment Therapy/Recyclart)
Reusing is all about innovation, and we love that!