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    Re: Wood Binding F5 Mandolin

    Here's a YouTube video that's pretty interesting and shows promise to resolving the tight bend issue.

    https://youtu.be/9Z0SsAyHKzc
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    Re: Help fix a screwup

    Thanks to all for comments and suggestions. Still not sure which route I will take but I will post a picture when I finally either enhance it or screw it up worse. Live and learn.
    Tom
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    Re: Treasure found

    Looks like laminated sides.
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    Re: Bulldog Mandolins

    Barry,
    OK, I know the area well.....just down the street from Spanky's.
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    Re: Help fix a screwup

    That's ok, I made a 00 twelve fretted for my nephew last year, Ziricote and sinker redwood. He loved his too!
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    Re: Help fix a screwup

    Thanks to all for your comments. I owe my granddaughter an instrument so this will probably be hers. I made her a 12 fret 000 a few years back with inlaid Charlie Brown characters all the way down...
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    Help fix a screwup

    146597Drilling depth holes on drill press and the locking mechanism slipped. Tried to patch it but as you can see in the attachment, it looks like crap. I could do some sort of inlay embellishment...
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    Re: Bulldog Mandolins

    Barry,
    Just out of curiosity where in Savannah is your shop? I was a long time resident on the Isle of Hope about 1/4 mile from Randy Wood before he moved to Bloomindale. Got to know him pretty...
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    Re: Mandolin Shopping in the Southeast

    Randy Wood in Savannah
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    Hard maple back thickness vs. soft maple

    Newbie to mandolin builds but a dozen or so guitars in the past few years. I recently purchased a pre carved back made of very hard Birdseye maple that had a taped-on tag indicating it was a 1939...
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