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« on: August 28, 2007, 09:22:17 PM »
I wasn't there but I snagged these pics from the following blog. Enjoy.
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2007, 09:27:12 PM »
Man do I love that Taz guitar.

Thanks for posting.

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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2007, 09:33:00 PM »
Those are amazing thank you. There was a thread about on The Gear Page in small luthier section.

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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2007, 09:41:47 PM »
He is nothing short of incredible.  What a gift to the world.


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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2007, 09:55:51 PM »
That archtop looks like it would be an incredible treat for the player's ears. That sound hole looks like it would somehow balance the treble and bass response aimed at your head. I love all the details he puts in. What is most remarkable is that there is always a reason and function to all the details and uniqueness. None of it is to be fancy or "different"" from the rest.

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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2007, 10:07:41 PM »
So often, form following function results in ugly, but Ken Parker somehow keeps developing functional works of art.  Thankfully, I'm fortunate enough to own a few pieces of it.



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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2007, 11:15:09 PM »
I've had dreams about the "Olive Branch!" One thing I've noticed in most of the pic's and conversations of him, is that Ken seems to be enjoying his craft! I'm happy for him! [:D]

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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2007, 06:21:27 AM »
Those are some very cool guitars. Interesting how that neck seems to be floating above the body on the Olive Branch...

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« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2007, 09:57:21 AM »
The acoustics are breathtaking.  The Taz however, is shaped like a spleen.  Back to the drawing board on that one.
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« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2007, 10:38:50 AM »
quote:
Originally posted by rusty

The acoustics are breathtaking.  The Taz however, is shaped like a spleen.  Back to the drawing board on that one.

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As I understand it, there were only three of those made.  This one is called the Taz because of the wood in it.  It has also been said that this is the orignal idea for the single cut. When you look at it, it is the Fly shape with the gap between the horn and body filled in. At first, I wasn't sure if I liked it, but like all artistic things, if grows on you.  I've also heard from people who have played the Taz and it is amazing.  Just another piece of musical art from the master himself.



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« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2007, 11:16:28 AM »
I love that shape. I want a regular solid mahogany body that shape with two humbuckers and flamed maple top. But it has to have a Fat Fly neck.[:0]



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« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2007, 11:50:07 AM »
I too love the shape and design of the Tas.  




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« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2007, 12:09:47 PM »
Does anyone know who built this guitar?  This picture is from the Healdsburg festival.


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« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2007, 02:10:12 PM »
I get my guitar forums confused...

Did anyone here mention Taku Sakashta's guitars?  I think he was at the show with his acoustics, but I lust after his electrics:

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« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2007, 02:16:10 PM »
That's the guitar that Robbin Ford is playing now.
http://www.robbenford.com/
Nice guitar but I prefer the Taz shape.

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