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  1. Re: Looking for black walnut back and sides for F5 build

    Anywhere near Pennsylvania?
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  2. Re: Looking for a Hunch Bet in the Preakness?

    How'd that no trust in Exaggerator work out for you?
  3. Re: Is Buffing Out High Gloss Finish Scuff Possible And/Or Urgent

    Good point Phil!
  4. Re: Recommendations for a Pennsylvania luthier to do a fret job A

    Pennsylvania is a big state, 284 miles from the Ohio border, directly east to Philadelphia and is
    158 miles from the state's central New York border, directly south to the Maryland border. Now...
  5. Re: Graduations for A-style oval hole mandolin

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    Spiltting Billets

    Is this the correct way to split billets? Just curious!

    https://www.facebook.com/woodworkingcrazy/videos/1726771610877597/?fref=nf
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    Re: Cedar as a top tone wood

    I am currently working on two cedar tops, one two point and an A model. These are numbers 16 and 17. Of the previous fifteen, ten of those were red cedar. It works well and sounds are to my...
  8. Re: Rover, Monroe or Loar for a beginner - intermediate player?

    Why this discussion in the Builders thread?
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    A few fellers felt the urge to sign this cedar top I was working on.
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  10. Re: Anyone use the fretboard slotting jig from Stew Mac?

    Jig with regular fret saw work just fine for me. The template works for me too. Would not buy it just to cut one board. It's your money!
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    Re: Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe

    Thanks everyone for your input. I've a couple projects in the works for now so I'll just be patient and plan ahead. I really don't need anymore scraps laying around the shop.
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    Re: Mandolin build

    Nice job, looks well built!
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    Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe

    I received this wonderful gift from a fellow worker. It measures 30" x 12" x 2". I am counting on getting four backs out of it and maybe some sidewood. I would appreciate any thoughts or advice on...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Was resawing maple today and lookie at what I found. 22 caliber no doubt. Looks like a good pattern.
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    Re: Peghead Veneer Separation??

    What do you see inside the truss rod cover?
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    Re: Saga AM-10 Build Thread

    I assume you are talking about the tone bars. If you have your bars fitted well it don't take much to hold them in place. I use these cheap clamps which serve me well.
    Enjoy your new addiction. ...
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    Re: Cast Tailpiece?

    I would pass on that one and keep looking. Too large and those string posts look subject to failure.
  18. Re: Post in this thread, get a chance to win a Cafe ball cap

    Baa humbug...I never win anything!
  19. Re: What strings do you put on the instruments you make?

    I put Jim Dunlop medium phosphor bronze on mine. Good sound, good price. And they last.
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    Re: Carbon Fiber rods

    Dragon Plate has $30 minimum purchase.
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    Re: Cutting out the soundboard

    Trace the outline on the other side?
  22. Sticky: Re: Invitation for users to use their real name

    Hey Scott, change mine also please. Wilburlin to Wilbur Tabacsko. Thanx!
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    Re: Uke top bowed after bracing

    If the top is straight from head to tail and the area of the bridge plate is straight, with just the outside edges being curled, I would glue it and never look back. Would like to see it finished.
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    Re: Ukulele sides height taper

    I built the one listed here. http://www.grellier.fr/plans.php?lang=fr

    I am fairly sure the taper started at tailblock.

    You didn't get drawing from S-M?
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    Re: F5, A5 Mandolin Plans

    What I've learned from a simple post is beyond me. Thanks for the education. Now tell me the name on the headstock of Loar's mandolin.
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