This guitar was completed at Christmas time of 2008. Damian Openshaw is a local Cache County Deputy. I teach 5th grade and he has been our DARE instructor for the last few years. In his introduction to my class he mentioned his guitar playing hobby. I immediately started to think of a law enforcementthemed guitar. I mentioned to him what I had in mind. He was very enthused but knew it might require some time to raise the money. In the meantime an Openshaw family tragedy made me realize that I had to find a way to just get this done. Here was a good guy that deserved something nice done for him. I really couldn't afford to just build it, but I was willing to donate my labor. We ended up having Deputy Openshaw's DARE students from Providence, Millville,Wellsville, Canyon, Nibley and River Heights Elementary secretly each donate a dollar. This provided money for the materials and the project was underway. He picked it up on Christmas Eve.
alder body top made to duplicate the Cache County Sheriff's flag 1/4 inch top of curly ash and black walnut gold mother-of-pearl stars inlayed into the ash white mother-of-pearl inlayed as mountain snow caps digital sheriff's badge graphic strings through body
sheriff's green headstock and neck
gold plated hardware grover tuners
police spec bullets inlayed as fret markers, 44 mag to 223 deputy ID tag inlayed into 12th fret neck through construction maple neck, ebony fretboard