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    My father is a master-craftsman of forty plus years. #I convinced him to try building a mando. #He has the bug and his number one is shaping up!
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    How 'bout some more pics....
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    Here's the back
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    and another
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    the fingerboard is just being held in place, no glue yet

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    Is that a 3-piece top or is it just different color on the 2 piece bookmatched spruce?

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    that's a two piece bookmatched piece of spruce, very tightly grained

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    Looks very nice. I trust that he is going to give this one to you to try out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by (misterc @ Feb. 02 2007, 12:53)
    My father is a master-craftsman of forty plus years. #I convinced him to try building a mando. #He has the bug and his number one is shaping up!
    I can tell, shop is clean and organized. Definately not me, I can't ever find my pencil when I need it.

    Mandolin looks very nice.

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    Looks great!! Good for him...
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    Yes, I will get to be the owner of this one!

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    He built his shop above the garage in a ten by fifteen or so space with an angled ceiling, very tight. It has to be organized, its like a shop on a submarine

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    Awesome job! He sure is talented!!

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