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Parabolic dish guitar

Get dish and make guitar around it
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This guitar has a standard neck. It is shorter than a standard guitar neck because the body is different, so no really high notes. Instead of a box with a hole in it, the body is a parabolic dish with the strings across it. The dish amplifies and broadcasts the sweet sounds. Point dish at listener.
bungston, Nov 06 2016

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       "Your guitar looks like a parabolic."
"Yeah? Well your clarinet looks like a knob."
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 06 2016
  

       How is the bridge supported ? On an acoustic guitar, it is fixed just below the sound hole ...
8th of 7, Nov 06 2016
  

       I think out of necessity the bridge would be at the bottom edge of the dish. With a guitar the site for strumming / manipulating the strings should not matter, and if with this guitar the strumming occurs several inches higher than the bridge, so be it.
bungston, Nov 06 2016
  

       I here assert that conventional guitars waste sound emitted from the string along its length, as really only sounds over the sound hole get captured. The dish guitar uses sound from the entire string across the width of the dish.   

       I should mention that the dish is made with exotic hardwood veneers salvaged from recycled 19th century furniture.
bungston, Nov 06 2016
  

       //I here assert that conventional guitars waste sound emitted from the string along its length, as really only sounds over the sound hole get captured.//   

       I here assert that that is complete bollox.
pocmloc, Nov 06 2016
  

       I assert that [bung] may have a point. I also assert that he may not. I assert that I am unable to decide at this point in time.
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 06 2016
  

       Assertiveness training, [MB]?
pertinax, Nov 09 2016
  

       I was going to have assertiveness training, but they wouldn't let me.
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 09 2016
  

       Wouldn't let you what?
pocmloc, Nov 09 2016
  

       // the site for strumming / manipulating the strings should not matter//   

       I'm sorry to tell you that you're completely wrong. As a simple example, if you pluck exactly halfway along the string, then no even harmonics will be excited, since they would have a node at the centre. It ends up sounding more like a square/triangle wave.
mitxela, Nov 09 2016
  

       As compared to those really cool triangle waves ...
normzone, Nov 09 2016
  
      
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