"I love Lautrec, even more are the rusty , gritty, machinist "C" clamps used to make such elegant instruments. Perfect with the tool layout . I need to learn your neck taper..with simple shop tools, great, as always. Many thanks…"
"My most brilliant and beloved Bosco looks like your dog. He passed 10 years ago. I love my Corgis; but Boz was the professor. Part spaniel part Doxie, part perfect. Forgive my lapse from CBG, but those eyes.... Thanks for the tip. In the Mood;…"
"Do you ever sleep? The creativity and execution is savant. Your sharing is totally appreciated by this "pre-schooler" ( a member with 15 builds calls himself beginner) The time you take to photo the process is an enormous gift. Im…"
"After the surfaces are smoothed, I do an x-acto cross cut. Some guy in England showed this with a box cutter. Seemed anti-to achieve flat surface; but provided just enough "bite" without raising the surface to be glued. Obviously dont go…"
"Ive got the same Harbor Freight bench; but nothing comes off mine as lovely as that! Must be a defective bench. Im afraid to ask how he cut the lace-work logo. Thats craftsmanship. Many thanks to Mark for clean visuals and inspiration.…"
"You kicked down the door with this one! Thanks for the step by photos. Kept me from big Doh's. Did you glue the lid to the top of the neck? or leave a gap for vibration. Is there still the banjo vibes with glued tin lid? Also what degree…"
"Hi Cynthia, welcome to the Clubhouse! Cool that you found us...
The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome…"
Hi Cynthia, welcome to the Clubhouse! Cool that you found us...
The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.
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