THE morning is taken up with admin, emails, socials and a Zoom guitar session with one of my students.
II also take the chance to update the forthcoming (hopefully) Kickstarter so the backers’ pin badges are not labelled as handmade by yours truly…that means a trailer video edit and rewards listing edit. I also take the opportunity to generate and add subtitles to the video. I should know sometime tomorrow (Tuesday) if Kickstarter has approved the campaign.
In the office I open up the silicon moulds I made yesterday. The wee guitars have some bubbles but I try casting with the small amount of pewter I have left. It doesn’t work out but that may well be down to not having enough pewter for the pour. The loch moulds look OK….
The Dremel blowtorch I ordered from Amazon – mostly paid for by a generous Amazon gift voucher from Catriona, Will ands the kids – arrives. Looks great, but I have no useable pewter left to try it out. There’s some on order.
Back in the studio I work on the new song idea. It morphs from a hill country style to a country vide which doesn’t sound very ‘Dave Arcari’. I try moving to over from regular tuning guitar to bottleneck and it sounds arts to show a little promise.
I take a short walk up the loch and rush back for my 7pm Zoom guitar student then it’s straight into my weekly Wildcats’ livestream on Facebook….