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    Re: curly maple wood description

    I'd suggest looking at Orcas Island Tonewood. Bruce, aka Spruce, is a regular on the cafe. He has outstanding prices and service.
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    Re: Fender 5 string electric mando

    Order a red celluloid pen blank and fabricate your own.
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    Re: Fender 5 string electric mando

    How about a picture of what you are looking for?
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    Re: Mandolins in the works

    That is a 23" scale tenor guitar which will host dual P-90s from Pete at Almuse. It will also have a tunematic bridge on it but haven't quite decided on a tailpiece yet. That will be going in to the...
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    Re: Good idea / Bad idea ?? Suede back

    It could work against you meaning that it might put the instrument in a position, and or keep it in a position, that you don't want. As a builder, I don't add "accessories" that are typically...
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    Re: lacquer problem

    I've had that cracking and contributed it to the shellac. I use an off the shelf shellac and I think it was too old. A new can resolved the issue. I was unable to fix it with anything less than...
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    Re: Mandolins in the works

    That is the prototype for my E series. It will be going to Martin at Emando.com. If you want one then you will need to order through him. It will have the E from his webpage on the pickguard. I'm...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    My bench at present time.
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    Re: High action - is this fixable?

    If you dont own it yet then I wouldnt be making an adjustment to the truss rod. I would express my concerns to the seller, ask to either take it to a luthier for an inspection or ask for an approval...
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    Re: Mandolins in the works

    I build a batch of necks then I build a batch of bodies and put them together as people order them.
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    Re: 5 String Electric String Spacing?

    Just about every five string I build has a 1.25" nut and the .4375" bridge spacing was the compromise between standard guitar spacing and my acoustic mandolin bridge. I've never had anyone complain...
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    Re: Mandolins in the works

    I saw the video on painting the Sherman Tank. That is talent. Need to do a Flying V in Air Force colors.
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    Mandolins in the works

    I haven't posted all that much for awhile but I'm starting to make a dent in my backlog so I thought I'd post some photos of whats going on in the shop just to let everyone know I'm still around.
  14. Re: Disappointed with the Nashville music scene

    Wrong Nashville. Had you been in Nashville, IN then you wouldn't have had a problem. Can't throw a rock without hitting someone playing bluegrass or an old tyme tune. I like going to Nashville, TN...
  15. Re: Rough and ready ... quick and dirty, electric conversion.

    I have two hanging in my shop right now and three more in process. Must not be looking hard enough. :)
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    Re: New Tenor guitar

    I'm going to be working with Pete at Almuse on a set of pickups for it.
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    Re: New Tenor guitar

    Interesting idea. I think I'll mock that up in CAD and see how that looks. Thanks
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    Re: New Tenor guitar

    Scale length is 23". This is just a prototype that I'm trying to figure out some design and construction processes, so nothing is set in stone.
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    New Tenor guitar

    Looking for some feedback from the tenor guitar community. I have been building/experimenting with a variety of scales and styles of tenor guitars. I am currently working on an LP style and the...
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    Re: What's up with USPS?

    Guessing that Dorian may have had something to do with it. Non-priority mail being diverted. USPS has a section on their website for service alerts related to weather and other disasters. I do...
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    Re: V-shaping a C or round shaped neck

    I draw a line with a pencil off center on either side and use that as a no go line and only cross it when I'm ready to do the finish sanding.
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    Re: 8 string solid body playability

    Buy a solid body with no electronics. That will save you some money. Hmmmm. I wonder if there is a market for such a beast?
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    Re: Help please re. EM200

    Feel free to make me one at the same time.

    Andrew
  24. Re: Two point semi/hollow electric mando w/ magnetic pickup

    Thanks. I think I've only built three or four.

    Andrew
  25. Re: Two point semi/hollow electric mando w/ magnetic pickup

    I am just wrapping up a five string and just started on a eight string. I know that Belvoir Guitars has been building one but don't know if its spoken for or not. Its an archtop. He does good work...
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