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    Re: 20 inch OM intonation and setup?

    Sorry for the hasty pictures. I don't have a ruler at hand, but the neck seems to be straight using the back of a book as a ruler. The neck has a truss rod, but it hasn't been moved yet. The...
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    20 inch OM intonation and setup?

    After over 2 years of slacking off with my project I managed to get it strung in white yesterday :cool:

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    The chords sounds quite different from my first mandolin which seems to have a...
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    Re: 20inch OM radiused or not?

    I have very little experience of radiused boards so I can't really say what I prefer. What styles of music would lean more towards a flat board or vice versa?
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    Re: 20inch OM radiused or not?

    I'm making the OM for myself and I'm still working on my luthiery skills.
    Going with around 16'' radius would probably be a compromise between having some radius and being totally flat. Should the...
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    20inch OM radiused or not?

    I'm in the process of building a 20,5'' scale octave mandolin and I'm wondering whether the fretboard should be radiused or not. This far I have experience of playing an ordinary mandolin with a flat...
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    Neck block size?

    I'm building a 20 inch scale octave mandolin and I'm wondering whether my neck block is strong enough as it is only 1/2 inch thick behind the dovetail. The attached picture shows the neck block from...
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