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Ted Crocker commented on Mike S's photo
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"Love the cutout!"
Apr 10
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Ted Crocker commented on Mike S's photo
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"Very cool Mike!"
Apr 10
darryl.kernaghan commented on Mike S's photo
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"Nice one Mike"
Apr 7
Jerry Jordan commented on Mike S's photo
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"xcellent..."
Apr 7
Jerry Jordan commented on Mike S's photo
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"cool.,.,looks like a player..."
Apr 7
Mike S commented on Mike S's photo
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"Sort of rat rod...."
Apr 7
Mike S commented on Mike S's photo
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"Laminated neck of NZ rimu(?) and body is a chopping board I found on my beach."
Apr 7
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"Talked a customer into switching out the piezo pup for a bucker and freeing up the neck. Goes good now. Neck is new Zealand red beech. I deliberately kept it simple and functional. Happy owner."
Apr 7
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Mike S commented on Tracy G. McDougal's photo
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"Yeah baby! Nice bevy of wailers! Danger Will Robinson, building is addictive like oxy but better for you."
Apr 7
Mike S commented on Lapsteel washboard's video
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Winnipeg Wally 16

"Sweet job, fully authentic!"
Mar 6
Mike S replied to Randy Tipton's discussion New to this & excited about it! (Intro)
"I made my first one not knowing if it would work and no idea how to play it anyhow except that seasick Steve had a sound I just had to have! Day before yesterday number 100 came off my bench and yesterday I sold it at my weekly stall....addictive…"
Mar 3
Mike S replied to William C. Shoemaker's discussion What is the best string spacing at the nut for a four stringer?
"I go at it the other way, set your outermost strings then divvy up the remainder. Once that is in the bag, figuring bridge spacing is a straight compare job. Yeah the spacings vary a little but since I bulk precut necks anyhow, it seems to work out…"
Jan 20
Mike S commented on moedecker's video
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"lol, I can dig it :-)"
Sep 8, 2016
Mike S replied to Ralph Jenkins's discussion Hello in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hi Ralph, greetings from New Zealand.  I mainly use recycled bed heads for necks, They are a great source of mahogany, english oak and a couple of others endemic to nz you probably don't have.  just (if you have one) set your table…"
Aug 14, 2016

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Just out cruzin'.....
What instruments are you building or playing?
Build 1 and 3 strings to order or as the spirit moves me

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At 1:48pm on April 10, 2017, Ted Crocker said…

At 10:12am on April 10, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 3:12am on April 10, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

At 5:45am on April 11, 2014, darryl.kernaghan said…

have a good one Mike

At 1:29am on April 10, 2014, Ted Crocker said…

At 8:17pm on February 13, 2014, Charles W. (Charlie) Brown said…

At 5:11pm on July 28, 2013, Charles W. (Charlie) Brown said…

At 2:03pm on April 26, 2013, Charles W. (Charlie) Brown said…

You asked for pix of my current build, I just posted a few.

CB

PS.

Happy Birthday.

At 10:18pm on April 10, 2013, Ted Hartman said…

Sounds like a Great time.!!!

At 12:34am on April 10, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

 
 
 

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