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Working Prototype Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.
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Working Prototype Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.
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Working Protytpe Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.
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Working Protytpe Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.
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Solidworks Model
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Solidworks Model
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Solidworks Model
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Solidworks Model
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Concept Sketches - Conveying concept of rotating fretboard
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Concept Sketches - Conveying volume detail
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Concept Sketches - Early exploration of body shape
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Concept Sketches - Exploring sitting vs. standing functionality
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Concept Renderings - Early concept of what would become the final mechanism design.
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Concept Renderings - Early concept for a rotating mechanism design.
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Concept Renderings
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Concept Renderings
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Orthographic Drawings - Final design- ready for prototype fabrication
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Mechanism Section View - Mechanism inserts and locks into place like a key. This way it can be disassembled easily.
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Original Study Model - The purpose of the original study model was to understand how the downward turn motion of the neck would feel on the fretting wrist.
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Progressive Study Models - Because of the importance of the tactile relationship between instrument and user I created many variations of study models before arriving at a final form.
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Working Prototype Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.
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Working Prototype Pic - Many guitarists experience the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome due to excessive strain on the fretting wrist. With a rotating fret board this guitar addresses the problem without sacrificing functionality or superior performance.

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