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March 2016 Blog Posts (2)

2 pickups 2 volume pots

I recently finished a 3 stringer with 2 pickups controlled by 2 volume pots,instead of a 3 way switch.Thanks to David L.for telling me about this idea (Stracciatella Mod). I used the coils from 2 Gitty Gold Foil pickups.Diodes are soldered between each pot and the jack. Instead of soldering my grounds to the back of the pots, I flattened a piece "tin" from a can and mounted the pots thru the metal and tied all the grounds together with a bolt. It made a nice clean connection

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Added by jeff weins on March 20, 2016 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Another Project

Going to try this again.  Wanted to build a Gourd Banjo. A friend gave me a gourd and I managed to get it cut and all looked well. Then I went to level the cut top on a belt sander. Not a good idea.
it cracked the gourd.  This one is thicker and I'll be more careful.

Added by Bill Baker on March 9, 2016 at 6:11pm — 1 Comment

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