After restoring a guitar around the Christmas holidays, in the early spring I also built one (almost) from scratch!
I started from a plank, hence the name seemed appropriate:
Here is what it was before the “transformation”:
and this is how it turned out to be:
If you look at this set on Flickr you can see the whole process I went thru.
It’s quite satisfying to produce something like this. It sounds beautifully. I might do a few more: would you like one?