It is always exciting to finish an instrument, attach the strings and hear its song. #146 has a lovely voice, and she ain't bad lookin either.
A Kasha tenor with a very nice bear-claw Sitka spruce top
Tiger stripe Big Leaf Maple body, Hondo Mahogany neck and Koa binding makes for a pretty girl.
and of course my signature g inlayed into the spalted maple peg head plate. Lloyd wanted Waverly tuners with curly Koa knobs so here they are. and notice the zero fret.
And of course the important thing, Great volume, sustain, intonation and tone. This will be a good one. It will soon be heading to its new home in Tucson Arizona, but I want to play it for a couple of days first.