Terry

name Terry Has been in Australia from the UK on and off for about 25 years. He lives aboard his Lugger, "The Nicky J Miller"that his partner Nicky and he built " Upside down in a paddock on top of five oildrums" He is a keen blues slide guitarist, songwriter and writes articles for boating magazines around the world

Building A Guitar-choosing tonewood timber

05th July 2009
Over many years guitars have been built from a carefully chosen selection of timbers noted for their particular tonal qualities. These are known as tonewoods. Up until quite recently, many of these timbers have been in plentiful supply but suddenly it see... Read >

HowTto Revive Your Outboard Engine

02nd July 2009
Having recently had a close look at my brand new Tohatsu outboard (well, it's eighteen months old!) I have been rather alarmed to find that this once pristine and beautiful beast has in fact at this tender age begun already to suffer the ravages of living... Read >

Why you should shellac your weissenborn guitar

13th March 2009
When I began to build my Queensland Maple Weissenborn guitar I almost immediately began to think about what kind of finish it was going to have. To be perfectly honest I really had decided right from the start that it was to be a Shellac or "French Polish... Read >

How to convert your guitar into a lapslide

26th June 2007
There is something addictive about guitar playing that just seems to suck you in further than you meant to go...a bit like sex, rum, red wine, chocolate someone else's wife, luscious things that don't seem very good for you...the only thing is, guitars, e... Read >