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My home made oil can

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The hardest part of making a neck with no power saw

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted 58 minutes ago. 20 Replies

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