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  • Walt's Avatar
    Jan-17-2019, 10:37am
    I'm probably letting nostalgia get ahead of function here, but my dream is to track down the whole Walker Turner art deco catalog.
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    Jan-17-2019, 10:07am
    I looked for a Delta unisaw for a long time, and nothing would ever come up in my area. I'm still going to get one at some point. I saw your...
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    Jan-14-2019, 11:21pm
    I recently finished my two mandolin builds so I'm about to jump back into the Walker Turner Bandsaw Restoration. I wanted to get some work out of it...
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    Jan-13-2019, 11:18pm
    Walt replied to a thread Shop Climate in Builders and Repair
    I'm working on a similar project--we just moved to a place that has a 30x30 pole barn that I'm converting into a shop. I'm still looking into...
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    Jan-11-2019, 11:55am
    Walt replied to a thread Mandolin Kits in Builders and Repair
    I don't think anyone else is making an A model kit anymore. The A model from IV (I think) is the same as the Saga kit you occasionally see floating...
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    Jan-04-2019, 10:41am
    LOL, I'm going through this thing like the Zapruder film looking for clues. It's obviously a real shop, but I would guess that they have done some...
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    Jan-03-2019, 4:05pm
    Walt replied to a thread Mandolin Bridge in Builders and Repair
    There are a few old threads that discussed bridge material: HERE, HERE, and HERE. I'm sure a lot of the builders on here have experimented with...
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    Dec-31-2018, 5:34pm
    Walt replied to a thread Mandolin Bridge in Builders and Repair
    It looks to be sort of in the ballpark of mandolin bridge sizes. I don't know the dimensions of the Hofner bass bridge, though.
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    Dec-31-2018, 5:27pm
    Walt replied to a thread Mandolin Bridge in Builders and Repair
    It was on the Hofner bass.
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    Dec-31-2018, 2:39pm
    Walt replied to a thread Mandolin Bridge in Builders and Repair
    I like the idea of being able to tweak the compensation, but I agree that that bridge doesn't look great. I guess you could slot the metal inserts...
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  • hank's Avatar
    Dec-24-2018, 4:04pm
    More food for thought. On glueless joint technology Scott Walker has a nice neck connection adapted from Japanese Joinery on his Katana model.
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  • hank's Avatar
    Dec-24-2018, 3:55pm
    Jerseygirl Homemade Guitars has a model called Teko that uses screws to hold the cover/tailpiece over a bridge centered on a triangle driver of three...
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