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Jord Mosselman replied to Jord Mosselman's discussion 3 string resonator in the group Reso Nation
"Someone told me not long ago that the top of the soundbox looks just like a front of an speakercabinet. Well, he is right! Thats exactly wat it is. Once the front and strings in place it will make sound if you strum the strings, just like a…"
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darryl.kernaghan commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Blueprints Bridge Side

"Great stuff Greg,but keep in mind the problem you MIGHT have using 1/4,or6 mm thread as your tuning regime,not being geared it an be a little difficult to tune/maintain tune,i'm going through the same issue a.t.m,so thought i'd give you a…"
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Jord Mosselman commented on Ted Crocker's photo
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The Coalhouse Project

"Great line-up of fabuleus looking guitars, very nice work Ted!!!"
7 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Harry A James's photo
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CAM01801

"All of these are great Harry!!!!!!"
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JohnHopper left a comment for Jord Mosselman
"Hey. It happens to be my page photo! Lucky me. Jh"
13 hours ago
JohnHopper left a comment for Jord Mosselman
"I have a cb redo ukulele on my cigar box nation page. Will try but may not be able to send pic from phone. Send me ur email and I'll try. Jh"
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Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Blueprints Bridge Side

"Here's the design for the bridge. I decided to change these plans and put the lugs I bought for the bass side's Steinberger situation on the end instead of on the back. So that's different from the design on the blueprint."
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Mark-up on the side.

"I also marked up the design on the side of the wood and on the ends so when cutting there's confirmation that the lines are correct. Notice how my tapping instrument tapers. The circle 25% of the way from the right is where a metal dowel will…"
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Iron Reinforcement Bars At Nut

"This shows the reinforcement bars terminating at the nut."
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Iron Reinforcement Bars At Bridge

"This shows where the reinforcement bars will go. They'll need to be cut so as to terminate at least a half inch before the pickups. "
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Iron Reinforcement Bars From the Side

"This shows how deep the iron reinforcement bars will penetrate the wood, and how the instrument tapers from a thin head to a thicker butt end."
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Closeup of Hardware before cutting.

"From top to bottom; cherry wood, grounding lugs bar, metal rod, flat aluminum, u channel, iron bars for reinforcement (they didn't have aluminum), L "iron," wooden dowels."
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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String Clamps for Locking Steinberger Situation.

"These also come individually. "
17 hours ago
Gregory Einar Turner commented on Gregory Einar Turner's photo
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Most of What you need for a Tapping Instrument

"btw Everything was purchased at Lowes except for the wood and the string fasteners which were purchased at an electrical supply shop."
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Most of What you need for a Tapping Instrument

"The only things missing from this image are the screws for attaching the L iron, screws for the flat aluminum, screws for attaching the bass string fasteners, the metal rod for the "lap dawg", and metal to metal epoxy. If you can measure…"
17 hours ago
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17 hours ago
darryl.kernaghan commented on darryl.kernaghan's photo
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strumstick

"thanks Mark"
20 hours ago
Jord Mosselman posted photos
21 hours ago
Jord Mosselman added a discussion to the group Reso Nation
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3 string resonator

Hello People,A post from a new guy on the Block.Started just after xmas last year my very first build of an 3 string guitar.It was my plan to make a wood-top guitar, but evolved rapidly towards something with an resonator included.I stuck with the…See More
21 hours ago

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