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3-Saddle-Bridge

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted 5 minutes ago. 1 Reply

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 Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music 17 minutes ago. 14 Replies

here she is the olive guitar!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick 47 minutes ago. 4 Replies

New to CBN

Started by John VanVoorhis in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by John VanVoorhis 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

intonation??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay 10 hours ago. 26 Replies

Too much bracing in the box

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder 17 hours ago. 1 Reply

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