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    Re: New Bob Dylan

    This from the linked article:

    "Dylan last released original material on his album “Tempest,” from 2012."


    Dylan and original material ?
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    Re: GIROUARD F4 Delivered Today !!!

    Had to take another look at the F4 photos, what a knock out.!!

    I misspelled Les Stansell's last name.. it has 2 Ls.

    Here's his web site..a bit about his instruments and Port Orford Cedar.
    ...
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    Re: GIROUARD F4 Delivered Today !!!

    The F4 Girouard is Beautiful. I am envious. !

    Just my personal take,...
    Port Orford Cedar (a true cypress and not a cedar) is one of the finer top woods I have used, especially in flat top...
  4. Re: The virus, the economy, mandolins and you

    I neverhave time on my hands".
    My days are filled 6:00 AM to 10:Pm every day of the week.

    I am currently in the final steps of remodeling my house and renovating my property with the objective of...
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    Re: Social Distancing

    I don't intend to alter my social interaction as I have practiced for 73 years.
    Arms length at minimum has been my "social distancing".. now happily increased.
    Solitude is my preferred contact...
  6. Re: To the multi instrumentalists: which instrument is your no. 1

    Diatonic button accordeons. ( no, NOT piano accordeons, never)
  7. Re: Jazz guitar piece played on electric mandolin

    Well done Aaron .
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    "Half of this pile of cocobolo was cut with a $300 Lennox blade (left side) and the other half was with a $43 blade (right side)."

    Appears to be Panamanian cocobolo.

    As to the quality of either...
  9. Re: Marketing and getting your name/brand out.

    What about archtop.com in Seattle ?

    Ask Joe what he thinks.

    And djangobooks also in Seattle. Very knowledgeable on archtops.
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    Something I did not mention: I professionally built furniture for 20 years.
    I specialized in styles from No European immigrants to the US and Canada between 1850 and 1950.
    This to include...
  11. Re: Nut Width for new build - how important, really

    I prefer 1 1/4 +
    1 3/16ths is just too narrow for me for accurate finger placement.
    Anything less is unplayable.

    The profile, or thickness, of the neck has zip all to do with string spacing and...
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    Thanks Adrian.

    This may be the guy.. Snodgrass.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGbZqWac0jU&t=4s
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    I talked with Les, he says that operator skill is extremely important, as is the set-up and blade type, but adds that the fence does, in fact, make a difference.
    Not only did/does he cut for his own...
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    Thanks for the reply.

    Have you owned , and used, the Laguna Driftmaster?

    Les Stansell's cuts are smooth with no obvious saw marks.

    Given the value of what I am going to cut, I would like...
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    Re: Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    Thanks for the reply.

    I watched this video by Les Stansell, guitar/uke maker in Oregon.

    I called him today and he is still using the same set up and very pleased with it.

    About $700.
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    Band Saw Re-saw Fences

    I have a Jet 3HP 18" band saw.
    Owned it 8 years, never used it. Mostly use my Powermatic 14" with a riser block but not for larger stock re-saw.
    Now wishing to re-saw some of my instrument stock...
  17. Re: New to playing Celtic music but I see its big locally

    "I’d add diatonic accordion"

    B/C and C#/D accordeon players and perhaps some one row melodeon players.
    This would be for IRTRAD or modern interpretations of IRTRAD.

    List on request.
  18. Re: New to playing Celtic music but I see its big locally

    Who are the better Celtic mandolin players"

    "Celtic'' or Irish Traditional?
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    Re: Ibanez Buyer beware

    "My new favorite description is Taylor Guitars' "layered backs and sides". Reassuring to see that the backs and sides aren't mere laminate."

    Weasel words.

    Reassuring to see the backs aren't...
  20. Re: Quite ill with a trach and a feeding tube

    Best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.
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    Re: New Washburn 'Timeless' F-5

    https://www.wood-database.com/european-silver-fir/

    I owned a Japanese made top of the line herring bone trimmed, highly figured maple, hand carved, very high quality top, Jethro Burns F style...
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    Re: torrified wood woes

    "I consider "torrified" tonewood just another fad to come down the pike and will soon fade away."

    Completely agreed, it is yupspeak for the latest and greatest in the "new age" wood baking. ....
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    Re: Retirement gift. Fender Tele Tenor.

    Congrats Ted.

    I am envious.

    I'll have to be satisfied with my 2003 Tele Hiway 1, which I wish was a 4 string.
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    Re: italian spruce

    What if a spruce tree is a meter from the border between Italy and Switzerland.. what should we call it. ? Alpine Moon Spruce, or Splutz, or Tuscan Cypress, Luna Linden or in the case of the common...
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    Re: Disappointment = MAS Cure

    3 times in 2019 the Local GC ripped me off when I purchased an instrument with an expectation of picking it up the following day.

    In all three cases I showed up the following morning to pick up...
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