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Slide licks, techniques and picking patterns?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Lauten Nov 13, 2012. 2 Replies

Does anyone have any suggestion where I can find some 3 string slide licks, techniques and picking patterns to add to my currently random wanderings over the strings?Just some basic variations and…Continue

 

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Tom Lauten replied to Tom Lauten's discussion My Bass Ukulele build in the group Homemade Bass Builders
"Well, there was a volume, led and a coin...ultimately to have been a Indian head nickel but it has ended up being replaced with a volume and gain pot and the power LED. The wood I used for the body is Beech Spalting. Finger board is Wenge. Neck is…"
Feb 6
Ted Crocker replied to Tom Lauten's discussion My Bass Ukulele build in the group Homemade Bass Builders
"Very cool build Tom!  Some great details.  Love the fret marker idea!  What are the 3 things on the control plate?  "
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My Bass Ukulele build

Over a year and a half ago I started planning my ukulele bass project. After a short debate I decided it was a solid body bass that was my goal. Fretted or fretless was the next choice, I went for fretted to make playing easier. I researched what was out there and decided a modern upright electric bass was the style I wanted. I had always planned on building it a removable floor stand for it. The first thing I bought was a set of strings, total ca ft before the horse situation. I was in…See More
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Homemade Bass Builders

This group is for everyone who has or wants to build their own bass, either standup or other types.Here`s a great site to check out some awesome homemade stand up basses http://ebass.nl/site2/photos/See More
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"Thanks guys, loads to look at!"
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Tom Lauten commented on Ted Crocker's group Reso Nation
"I'm about to start a reso project with a Lowes cone. I want a piezo pick up and love the way my Chickenbone John piezo rod bridge sounds. What would you suggest in terms of a bridge/pickup set up? I have rods, disks and even a CB Gitty rod…"
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Reso Nation

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"Sharp lookin build"
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"Thanks but Ben, "Randy Rooster", Moor built it... I only semi-designed it with him."
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"that's a real nice looking build. like it a lot. welcome to the clubhouse."
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Tom Lauten replied to Tom Lauten's discussion Slide licks, techniques and picking patterns?
"Great stuff, thanks very much!"
Nov 13, 2012
Skeesix replied to Tom Lauten's discussion Slide licks, techniques and picking patterns?
"Mainly what I do with a 3 string is use the 1st string only for slide. So you would go up and down one string to make your melody, as if it were a one string diddley bow - not across the strings. If I bring in the other strings they are more or less…"
Nov 12, 2012
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slide licks, techniques and picking patterns?

Does anyone have any suggestion where I can find some 3 string slide licks, techniques and picking patterns to add to my currently random wanderings over the strings?Just some basic variations and patterns would be great so that I have a place to start with and start to get some variety into my playing.
Nov 12, 2012
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Hello, my name is Tom

Hello folks,I'm Tom Lauten. I live near Loch Ness with my wife Siobhan and our German wired haired pointer, Rhed.I run a company that makes and sells theatrical make up prosthetics. www.buyandapply.comI have 4 CBGs in total, a Diddly bow I made from a Cohiba box, 2x fretted 3 stringers made by Ben "Randy Rooster" Moor and a 3 string fretless slider made by Chickenbone John. I also play harmonica.I'm new to all my instruments but have great fun playing…See More
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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Cigar box nation
What instruments are you building or playing?
3 string fretted baritone CBG
3 string fretted 25.5" CBG
3 string fret less slide CBG
Harmonica

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At 5:39pm on January 1, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

At 8:36pm on November 10, 2012, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Tom, welcome to the Clubhouse!

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.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!

 
 
 

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