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    Default Re: Just so excited!!!

    Glued and ready to carve.

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    Another step closer...
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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Carving fun...
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    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    A bit more carving and comparison to the Eastwood P90 tenor
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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Prep for the neck pocket
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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Did that work? It shows from my side
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    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
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    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Pocket cut
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    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Getting fun now... he just sent me the neck test fit pics!
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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Default Re: Just so excited!!!

    Trying again. Thumb relief : https://youtu.be/WL6VnLTpea8

    Cutting the neck pocket
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    2020 SRC Electric Octave Mandolin
    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Well, things have been on hold because of c19 and the luthier's access to tools, but it gave me time to get some hardware and we won't have to raid my tenor now to finish it. So, that is a plus to all this waiting...
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    Crafter Acoustic/Electric Mandolin
    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    I did get to see the work done so far, in person. It looks so much better in real life than in pictures. I was able to hold it and see what fret I could get to in the cutout to play a major chord on. I could bar chord to the 16th fret without any contortions. I also found out it will be wired in Gibson LP format, which I really like.
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    Surf City Octave Acoustic Mando
    Eastwood LP Tenor 4 String
    Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele
    Epiphone El Capitan Bass
    Epiphone 1924 Recording A Tenor Banjo
    Paramount 1929 Artcraft Tenor Banjo

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    Default Re: Just so excited!!!

    Yes totally exciting !
    Congratulations !!!
    my Mandola was recently finished and I got her on Saturday...so happy 😊
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    Thanks! Things are still at a stand still due to c19 and facility use issues for the builder, but I will survive the extra waiting.
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    Well I hope you get it soon, patience is a virtue I hear !
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    ~Shari Windsor

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