Search:

Type: Posts; User: soliver

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    13
    Views
    298

    Re: Finding Parts for Banjolin

    Dan Erlewine does a video on Stew Mac on replacing the head on an Banjo Uke... might be worth checking out

    https://youtu.be/cdGyxVYxtiY


    https://youtu.be/cdGyxVYxtiY
  2. Thread: Kentucky Waltz

    by soliver
    Replies
    7
    Views
    423

    Re: Kentucky Waltz

    One of my favorite tunes to play!
  3. Replies
    1,195
    Views
    198,772

    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Here's a more complete pic of where I'm at:

    186972

    Top and back rough cut waiting on bracing; received brace wood from LMI, radiused ebony finger board from SM
  4. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,654

    Re: Help with upgrade, please

    Congrats!... great choice! I had about the exact same migration. Started with a super cheap used Rover off Craigslist and moved into an Eastman 305,... that's a great step up!

    Now start saving...
  5. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,572

    Re: Arm rest. Y or N?

    Same for mine, and it looks to me like the Northfield armrests (like the Cumberland Acoustic ones) are probably much thinner than both mine and the McClung that Doug makes.
  6. Replies
    1,195
    Views
    198,772

    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    INDEEDY!... I'll keep this thread updated!
  7. Replies
    1,195
    Views
    198,772

    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Working on Soliver #001: my first build is following plans from Terry Majewski for a Flatty just like the 1N. I had a 1N for a short period (see page 45 #1115 of this thread) and I kinda wish I'd...
  8. Replies
    13
    Views
    660

    Re: A little late but here is my NMD post

    Awesome!... Congrats!
  9. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,654

    Re: Help with upgrade, please

    It's important to note that there is a difference in sound between an arch top oval and a flat top oval, and it may be a matter of opinion. There a definite difference in voice and resonance...
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,117

    Re: Unusual maple grain pattern

    Beautiful!
  11. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,572

    Re: Arm rest. Y or N?

    Yes... I'm a fan of armrests. :))
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,123

    Re: Virtual Shop Tour(s)... I'll show you mine

    Love to see more of you guys' shops if you're willing to share!

    I had to take a break from soliver #001 because wifey wants a fancy new gate for her birthday... Why be concerned about burning down...
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    889

    Re: New Buckeye A model

    Congrats! I'm excited to see how it turns out!
  14. Replies
    37
    Views
    2,628

    Re: Live from Here is no more

    Funny thing; when I saw the title of the post I read it wrong assuming that they were done doing "Live from HOME"... That is a bummer though, I didn't ever get to hear it except in YouTube rerun, but...
  15. Replies
    931
    Views
    219,280

    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Y'all know I'm working my way through Graham McDonald's The Mandolin Project as I build my first. I glued up the (Flat) top today using the "traditional Spanish rope and wedges technique." I must say...
  16. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    One more question that's relative but not necessarily about heat bending:

    Do I need to keep the Relative Humidity near 40% during the entire build, or just during glue ups?... I'm imagining my...
  17. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    Didn't want to get annoying and post pics all over the place, so I just posted a pic of the Rim all glued up on the "Post a Pic of whats on your workbench" thread.... but why not:

    186642 186643
  18. Replies
    931
    Views
    219,280

    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    186618

    Soliver #001 is well underway!
  19. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    And Soliver #001 is well underway!
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    SUCESS!!!

    Thanks for the guidance everyone!... before investing in a bunch of new stuff, (pipe, electric heaters, etc.) I opted to give it another go with what I have. I cut the flame waaaaay back...
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    Great idea James!... thanks!
  22. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    Thanks everyone!

    I fiddled with my torch a little and found that if I crank it down practically to the point of it being off, the flame is around the 3/4" mark like Graham mentioned above.

    I'll...
  23. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    Re: First attempt at heat bending: questions

    Thanks everyone... Graham, I am following your book but using different plans from the ones in your book... thanks for such a great resource! I love the set up you have in the section on heat...
  24. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,383

    First attempt at heat bending: questions

    Hey guys, just gave it my first go at heat bending and I have a couple questions, here are the things to know first:

    A: building an A/N flat top with plans from Terry M from Crystal Forest...
  25. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,123

    Re: Virtual Shop Tour(s)... I'll show you mine

    Great pic Hank!

    Thanks Hank, I didn't used to care about either of these things and in fact up until about 2 moths ago, I only had an exact place for about half of my stuff. I have been hyper...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4