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Metal body resonator 4 string

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 8. 4 Replies

I have been looking at the Republic Highway 49 resonator tenor guitar lately and it looks sweet but I can't afford $700. I have made a few instruments and would like to see how close I could come to…Continue

Toning color challenge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig May 12. 4 Replies

Hi All,I am going to experiment with converting a 6 string kids electric guitar into a 4 string. I got a Luna electric for $50 but the color is Pink! I would like to tone this into a more reddish…Continue

New Banjolele build

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Mar 27. 3 Replies

Just finished a 19" scale steel string banjolele. 10" remo pot, Hickory neck. Check out a sound sample here:…Continue

Nut Challenges

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Mar 20. 22 Replies

I am enjoying building CBG type instruments and have completed 3. One area I am struggling with is the nut. I have been cutting nuts from Corian and fitting to necks that I have crafted using hand…Continue

 

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At 4:32pm on April 9, 2017, Rose Ericson said…
Thanks I will check it out. I have never used hickory for a neck but I have used it for a fret board. Thanks again
At 9:44am on March 27, 2017, Dan said…
Tried to reply to your email and it kicked back. The just of it was I'll make you a box as long as there is no big rush Ma has been sick and i haven't had much time in the shop we'll have to figure out how to communicate. E mail would be best. Maineshops@moosebrookroad.net
 
 
 

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