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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 Christopher Lee dixon 1 minute ago. 7 Replies

Single String Canjo Plans

Started by Jim Eller in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 2 minutes ago. 10 Replies

New to CBN

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Some of my builds from a newly hooked builder...lol

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon 18 minutes ago. 8 Replies

intonation??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay 6 hours ago. 22 Replies

How would you use a Sawzall Box?

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Inexpensive strap holders

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