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    Re: Marketing and getting your name/brand out.

    Just come accros this thread. Thanks to Graham for recomending my ebook. Yes, it is useful according to the nice emails I get from folk about it. Link HERE.

    The best way to sell your work is to...
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    Re: Calling Charles Duffert!

    Sorted!

    Nigel
    www.nkforsterguitars.com
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    Calling Charles Duffert!

    Charles Duffert of Wisconsin has tried to contact me several times in the last few weeks.

    Charles - the email address you give me bounces back - "This message was created automatically by mail...
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    Re: tone woods for Octave Mandolin

    Tbone, you're putting the cart before the horse. Pick a maker whose work you like and can afford. Then talk with them about what woods might suit you best.

    I say this having made hundreds of OMs,...
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    Stolen guitar bouzouki found

    I got an email last week from a chap in the NE of England to tell me he had found one of the many instruments stolen from my workshop in 2018.

    183523

    The recovered instrument is a 10 string...
  6. Re: O.M. neck length - short or long , pros and cons ?

    Scale and volume are not related.

    If you are primarily a tune player, picking out fiddle tunes, 22" is a great scale. With a longer scale you will be more inclined to fluff the odd note. If you...
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    Re: NK Forster Parlor King

    Well, contact me via my site, and get a price list. If my work is within your budget, you can send me a deposit and you'll get your build slot.

    Best,

    Nigel
    www.nkforsterguitars.com
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    Re: NK Forster Parlor King

    Both models feature in this video - this is the only video I've got with a Parlour King in it.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ospSb4fj8cY&feature=emb_logo

    I have to say, despite the two...
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    Re: NK Forster Parlor King

    In all the years I've been shipping guitars overseas I can only think of one feller in The USA who decided he didn't want to keep his guitar. And I've sold hundreds of my instruments to folk in the...
  10. Re: Nickel Wound 2nd course (mandola and bouzouki)

    Everything in the second half of this video applies to the bouzouki as well as the tenor/plectrum guitar I'm playing. The second part of the video is about GDAE.

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  11. New video - tenor guitar tuning and string gauges

    I get a lot of emails about what strings I use on my tenor guitars and plectrum guitars. So So here is a short video. Enjoy!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ospSb4fj8cY

    Nigel...
  12. Re: Video of stolen 10 string guitar bouzouki

    You can read about the break in here:

    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/blog/guitars-stolen/

    Nigel
    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/instruments/guitar-bouzouki/
  13. Video of stolen 10 string guitar bouzouki

    No, its not a recent sighting unfortunatly, but a video we made just before this wonderful 10 string guitar bouzouki was stolen last year.

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    Re: Octave Mandolin History

    A few years back I wrote a piece for my blog about the guitar bozuouki history - a little off topic but it may be of interest.

    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/blog/what-is-a-guitar-bouzouki/
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    Electric/Acoustic Session King Tenor

    Here is a Session King with a single coil pickup built into the end of the fretboard. Wish I'd taken a photo...but it has three pole pieces (inbetween the strings)

    Ian recorded it plugged in, then...
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    20 mins superb Celtic tunes

    A couple of weeks back I had time to make a compilation of old videos for YouTube. One of them is mandolin/cittern type instruments. Here it is -


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgkabydSIOI
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    Re: Tenor Guitars in Australia

    Don't know if you're looking for handmade Frank, but I moved to SE QLD about a year ago. I make these:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SI503cjOgaY

    Nigel...
  18. Re: Difference between a tenor guitar and a plectrum guitar

    Well, you start with a regular 14 fret to the body guitar design. In this case, my Model S.

    When you join the neck at the 15th or 16th fret you have two choices - move the neck out from the 14th...
  19. Re: New version of the NK Forster Guitar bouzouki

    You'd need to email me via my site and include your country so I can send you the price list. Link below.

    Best,

    Nigel
    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/contact/
  20. New version of the NK Forster Guitar bouzouki

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5Hurotz7Ko

    I've been busy!

    Enjoy,

    Nigel
    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/instruments/guitar-bouzouki/
  21. Difference between a tenor guitar and a plectrum guitar

    I was cleaning up me laptop today and found a video I recorded in 2017 and never published. I think the reason was the sound of the Session King distorts on the recording, but I've uploaded it 'cos I...
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    The new Session King mandolin?

    Some of you might have been following the Session King uke thread over in the "4 string/5 string" section. Long story short, one design stood out as a likley Session King Mandolin.

    Here it is:
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    Re: mando tuned ukes?

    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/handmade-ukulele-768x465.jpg

    Sinker redwood, Cuban mahogany body, one piece Cuban magogany neck and fretboard. Uke tuned, large bodies,...
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    Re: mando tuned ukes?

    This mandouke was braced for steel strings. For half a mandolin set. If you want to see what your uke can stand, use a string gauge calculator to match tension and gauge.

    Nigel...
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    Re: mando tuned ukes?

    Here is the latest pic...

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    Nigel
    https://www.nkforsterguitars.com/blog/a-batch-of-session-king-ukes/
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