Jim MacDonald and I have been friends for decades. He is an excellent marqueteur and has been making some fantastic guitars using the technique.
See another example of Jim’s work in the Friends section of this blog.
He has mastered the added dimension of wood burning to give his artwork an extra bit of three-dimensionality.
Here is what Jim has to say: “Steal This Book, I’ve created this guitar as part of a series on the counterculture literature making the rounds in the 60’s and 70’s. I recall coming upon the book in a paperback rack at my public library when I was 13. Reading the cover, I admit to looking around to see if anyone might be there to catch me, but I did not steal the book. Could’ve though…”