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Daniel Petrzelka  Maker. Creative Director. Adventurer. Harrowed Strings – Repair and Restoration.

Have no fear of perfection—you’ll never reach it. #salvadorDali
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But it doesn’t hurt to try. #whatsonyourbench #luthier #lutherie #guitar #0012 #acoustic #guitarbuilding #inlay #heystewmac #acousticguitar #slottedheadstock #slothead #tone #finewoodworking

I have only one secret. Get up early and work hard all day. #philipglass .
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I’ve tried a number of new ideas on this 00-12, but coming back to my favorite, hand-rubbed French polish for finish. #whatsonyourbench #luthier #lutherie #guitar #0012 #acoustic #guitarbuilding #heystewmac #acousticguitar #slottedheadstock #slothead #tone #finewoodworking

Straight Necks & Tall Saddles... .
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Creating something for yourself is the most challenging of all. Only slightly harder than sharing works in progress, or first attempts. Trying my hand at this whole #handlettering thing—a quick sketch for the upcoming Harrowed Strings website. #whatsonyourbench #luthier #lutherie #guitar #acoustic #guitarbuilding #heystewmac #acousticguitar #finewoodworking #lettering

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. #daVinci
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Ebony and brass on a classic slotted headstock. #whatsonyourbench #luthier #lutherie #guitar #0012 #acoustic #guitarbuilding #inlay #heystewmac #acousticguitar #slottedheadstock #slothead #tone #finewoodworking

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. #emerson .
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Truing up the big rig: 5hp, 12", unstoppable. Working out the final .0015” for a clean cut. #tablesaw #grizzly #lutherie #finewoodworking #incra #starrett #freud #woodworking #woodworking #whatsonyourbench

Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming. #davidbowie .
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Exploring sonic landscapes with Bing. #microkorg #synthsunday #synthesizer #fender #fenderamp #tubeamp #princetonreverb #prri #digital #analog #music

Measure twice.
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A new modern OM in the works. 25” scale, Redwood on Brazilian Tigerwood / Goncalo Alves. #luthier #lutherie #tone #guitar #acoustic #guitarmaking #OM #acousticguitar #heystewmac #finewoodworking #whatsonyourbench

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. #edithwharton .
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Whispers of mahogany—simple beauty of what’s left on the bench. #finewoodworking #woodworking #luthier #guitarmaking #handcrafted #handtools #handmade #madeinusa #handplane #lienielsen #ecemmerich #woodgrain #whatsonyourbench

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse. #churchill
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I’ve tried a number of new ideas on this 00-12, but coming back to my favorite, hand-rubbed French polish for finish. #whatsonyourbench #luthier #lutherie #guitar #0012 #acoustic #guitarbuilding #heystewmac #acousticguitar #slottedheadstock #slothead #tone #finewoodworking

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. #hemingway .
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Repinning hammer flanges for precise friction. #piano #pianotech #pianotuning #restoration #handtools #finewoodworking #whatsonyourbench #pianotechnician #music #pianoforte #grandpiano #babygrand #baldwin #baldwinpiano #modelG #houseofbaldwin #pianosbolduc

I have many leather bound books, and my shop smells of rich mahogany. #ronburgundy .
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Squaring some beautiful mahogany neck blanks in prep for a round of new builds. #luthier #lutherie #tone #guitar #guitarrepair #acoustic #OM #parlorguitar #acousticguitar #heystewmac #veritas #lienielsen #leevalley #handplane #finewoodworking #whatsonyourbench

It’s all in the prep.
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Squaring some beautiful mahogany neck blanks in prep for a round of new builds. #luthier #lutherie #tone #guitar #guitarrepair #acoustic #OM #parlorguitar #acousticguitar #heystewmac #veritas #lienielsen #leevalley #incra #handplane #finewoodworking #whatsonyourbench

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