Banjo Uke

By |July 2nd, 2015|Videos|

Wickland built banjo ukulele played by Sean Hutchinson. Bolivian rosewood neck and 10" block rim construction

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Resonator Veena

By |July 2nd, 2015|Videos|

Grant Wickland built resonator veena played by Donn Tarris. 24.9" scale 20 string resonator veena. German silver body with a full length Bolivian rosewood neck. Gotoh tuners, Elixir 80/20 bronze strings. Jason Lollar Tele special pickup in a National Hot Plate

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Hockey Stick

By |July 2nd, 2015|Videos|

Harry Manx playing a 4 string "hockey stick" guitar/bass built by Grant Wickland, Salt Spring Island B.C. Gotoh tuners, Elixir strings, and a Lace dobro sensor power this Eastern Maple instrument. Brass flush frets inlaid in ebony fret board. There are two swing out stabilizers that rest on the players legs as well as a finger rest for the players right hand. Strings are .065",.035",.018" and .016" for a F#F#C#F# tuning

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Box Dobro

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Harry Manx playing a 6 string box dobro built by Grant Wickland, Salt Spring Island, B.C. Gotoh 21:1 tuners, Elixir strings, and a Lace dobro sensor power this Bolivian rosewood instrument. Brass flush frets inlaid in ebony fret board with MOP position markers. The rectangular body is 3 3/4" deep and is constructed from 3/16" Bolivian rosewood or pau ferro. An inverted cone with spider bridge give a distinctive sound.

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Cigar Box

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Harry Manx playing a 4 string cigar box guitar/bass built by Grant Wickland, Salt Spring Island B.C. Gotoh tuners, Elixir strings, and a Lace dobro sensor power this mahogany instrument. Brass flush frets inlaid in ebony fret board with MOP position markers. The bridge has spring loaded set screw adjustable intonation and is built from rosewood and brass.

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Parlour Veena

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This 20 string resonator veena was built by Grant Wickland,Salt Spring Island, B.C. and is being played by Harry Manx. The neck is full length, constructed of Bolivian rosewood. The fretboard is ebony with MOP position markers.There are 20 Gotoh tuners and Elixir strings picked up with a Lollar tele special pickup in a National hot plate. The body is German Silver built from scratch in my shop.The biscuit bridge has been redesigned to carry the 12 lower sympathetic sitar strings and the upper melody and drone strings. The metal body produces a natural reverb.

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Jumbo Veena

By |July 2nd, 2015|Videos|

This jumbo body 20 string resonator veena was built by Grant Wickland, Salt Spring Island, B.C. and is being played by Harry Manx. The three piece neck is full length, constructed of Bolivian rosewood. The fretboard is ebony with MOP position markers.There are 20 Gotoh tuners and Elixir strings picked up with two Lace pickups, one for each string level. The body is German Silver built from scratch in my shop.The biscuit bridge has been redesigned to carry the 12 lower sympathetic sitar strings and the upper melody and drone strings. The metal body produces a natural reverb with a 10 1/2" cone and deeper sound well and is 3 3/4" deep.

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