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  1. Ahhh- New Frets!!

    Happy Player:

    Well Done Bruce!! My mando arrived on Tuesday evening and I pulled it out last night after work and couldn't put it down. I absolutely love it. Just being able to swing away and not click is going to help me so much. Speed neck is a big improvement as well. I kinda thought it would be but never felt like trying to scrap it down myself. Also, the nut and frets are super nice. What are those frets? they kinda shimmer like brass or something. I've never had new ...
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  2. Tenth Anniversary Instrument

    A tenth anniversary Weber mandolin owner sent over these pics on Facebook.

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  3. Home Sweet Shop

    'They' say it's our last night of 15 below...
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  4. Yes- We Still Make Armrests

    ...for now...Somebody asked us on FaceBook... Plain ebony or customized ...etc., as usual...
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  5. Scalloping

  6. Coming out of Hibernation

    Even though our thermometer is still hovering around zero we are engaged in a social whirl of activity. Link up:

    FaceBook
    Pinterest

    *So far on Pinterest I've mostly seen Bill Monroe and Alison Krauss under 'bluegrass', but I've just started. Maybe they are mostly who the 'outside' know about bluegrass music? I like to catch myself sort of thinking in a bubble world- makes you catch a glimpse...oh never mind. You can get stuck on Pinterest for HOURS.
  7. Bought a Used Mando?

    Following is a pretty common project, with a happy player!
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    Hi Bruce,

    Thanks so much for the great work on my Absaroka! Its playing just like I hoped it would when I bought it - looks and sounds great!

    Best,
    CB


    Re-fret
    Top cleat
    New nut
    New bridge
    Strings
    Inlay redo
    Glue bushings
    Replace TP felt
    Replace endpin ...
  8. Acoustic Background

  9. New Tshirts

    Needed to add to our wardrobe. Thanks to our male mando model, Paul!
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  10. Treat Yourself!

    Bruce upgrading a 98 Yellowstone: New Tailpiece, Traditional Bridge, Radius Fingerboard
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    Perks of luthierie...beautiful firewood (scrap of course!):
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