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March 2015 Blog Posts (6)

Close-up of butt end.

Added by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Close-up of the headstock.

Added by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Side of my tapping project before adding hardware and a finish.

Added by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:51pm — No Comments

Roughed Out Neck for Tapping Instrument

Here's what it looks like before routing out the channels for the reinforcement bars. (The two pencil lines running top to bottom.)…

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Added by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:48pm — No Comments

help

Nearly finished my first build a d shaped cookie tin just got to fit pick up and jack socket I would like to no if I have to ground the strings ? If so which is the best way to do it    

Added by peter cooper on March 7, 2015 at 3:35am — 2 Comments

Blueprint Completed.

I'm going to put images here of the blueprints. I took the photos and just have to upload them. I bought all the hardware too. Just thinking now if I didn't want to use laminate and was going to use iron, brass, or aluminum reinforcing bars how thick would they need to be for an instrument with 12 strings on the front and 12 strings on the back.

Two of the strings on the back are thick. The fattest is .095 but they haven't got as much tension as a bass guitar which usually has…

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Added by Gregory Einar Turner on March 1, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

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