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Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by ozziebluesman » Sat May 23, 2020 2:54 pm

Hello to you all,

In 2013 I bought a vintage Lyon&Healy parlor guitar for restoration and if your interested the original thread is here:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5250&hilit=lyon+and+healy

The guitar restoration was finished in 2017 and I have played the guitar since then often. It has opened up nicely and is a little beauty. Recently with plenty of time at home I decided to buy a video audio device to demo a few of my guitars. The videos are raw and no effects added so I hope you will enjoy them as I have the whole journey with this little guitar.

Thanks for listening.

Cheers

Alan


youtu.be/6pN9SfUZ7UM


youtu.be/dEVKOmal2xw


youtu.be/aptcZdt2Xhk
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by 56nortondomy » Sat May 23, 2020 5:49 pm

Very nice Al, good job with the restoration. The guitar sounds great.
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by ozziebluesman » Sat May 23, 2020 8:41 pm

Thanks Wayne it was about time I recorded the guitar.
Cheers
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by Bruce McC » Sun May 24, 2020 3:39 pm

Hi Al

You have done a great job on the restoration, take a bow.
Is the body size of the Lyon and Healy similar to the Torres FE 17?
I enjoyed your playing. Thanks for the post.
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by ozziebluesman » Sun May 24, 2020 3:56 pm

Hi Bruce and thanks for your comments.
Yes it would be very close to a FE-17 a little smaller I think.
When I disassembled the guitar Steve from the forum collaborated together and I have a plan of the guitar.
It is not perfect but if you would like a copy I can email it to you anytime.
I have built an all Koa guitar from the plan it is a good sounding guitar.
Thanks again
Al
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by kiwigeo » Sun May 24, 2020 6:16 pm

Nice work Alan..... :)
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by Fisherman » Sun May 24, 2020 7:33 pm

Very nice Alan, that's a beautiful and warm sounding guitar. Just the sound I like. That's quite a history for that guitar, and it's better than ever today.

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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by ozziebluesman » Mon May 25, 2020 10:24 am

Thanks Kiwigeo and Fishman for your comments.
I am very happy with the outcome.
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Al
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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by Jim » Mon May 25, 2020 2:50 pm

Super effort- sounds great!

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Re: Lyon&Healy Restoration Demo

Post by ozziebluesman » Thu May 28, 2020 3:48 pm

G'day Jim,
Thanks for the original heads up on the guitar and for your kind comments.
Cheers
Alan
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