Hi Friends, Here's a stand up solid body electric bass I'm making, Maple / Sycamore neck with steel truss rod, Oak "wings" on body. Ready for finger board, and I haven't decided wheather to fret it,…Continue
"It'll work. The nylon string body is pretty light, but reducing it to three stringer will help. Make a bridge, and use a tailpiece. The top will eventually sag a little, but you will gain some valuable info on conversions.."
"Hi Diane, I like Ddad. I re-strung the G string with a D, then installed A strings dropped down to F#, then another pair of As tuned to A, and the E strings were dropped to D, hence, D F# A E. Beautiful open D chord, a bright…"
"Hi Mike. Most common scale for mandolins is 13 7/8", bowl backs are common at 13" , they have a "chirpy" sound. Many many mandolins don't have truss rods. In the ones I build I use a fixed carbon rod. I…"
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