Joe Caruso
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Wall Hanger for CBG

My cousin wanted a hanger for his CBG,something simple, convenient and would blend in with the art on his wall. Well, our CBGs are works of art folks, so I created this 2 piece hanger. I had plastic handles lying around, and an old piece of stained…
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"Nice box! I put a piezo in my cookie tin CBG - works just fine! Just under the bridge or on the through neck works."
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"I’ve built both ways- my first was glued, the rest not- and I can’t tell the difference - I don’t glue to the top anymore personal preference. I’ve noticed the box itself can make a major difference in sound. "
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"Does sound Celtic and dulcimer like."
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"Hi Joe . The control panel of a Provost Jet Located at RAF Cosford "
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I'm creating something that creates something else - music.

I get to mix my passion for music with my passion for woodworking.

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My First Scarf Joint - how long a board do I need?

Posted on November 1, 2015 at 1:00pm 9 Comments

I learned a few things making my first scarf joint, I hope what I learned helps you.

I started by using the above diagram as my guide. I can do this I thought. Just decide which method I want, measure, cut and glue (very precisely)…

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At 3:50pm on January 18, 2018, shane wagstaff said…

Hi Joe .

The control panel of a Provost Jet Located at RAF Cosford 

At 11:47pm on January 2, 2018, George McLeod said…

Much appreciated, Joe!

Regards,

Gittys by George

At 11:15am on January 15, 2017, Mark K said…

Thanks Joe!

At 5:08pm on December 31, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I freehand almost everything. A limited shop and mind. Eyeballing...
At 7:06pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I like that scarf jig! I just trust my bandsaw and cut. Belt sander finishes the fit.
At 6:59pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be a friend. Thanks. Nice work Joe!
At 7:14pm on December 17, 2015, Peter Bulback said…
Thank you so much.
At 1:24pm on October 26, 2015, Mark Hunt said…

Thanks, Joe! Yep, addiction fully aquired.

At 12:50pm on October 17, 2015, Daddy Mojo said…
Hey Joe! Nice to meet you, the Montreal Guitar Show was actually cancelled a few years ago. A sad thing, actually...
At 11:18am on August 11, 2015, Dan Sirman said…
Hi Joe,
Yes I've already joined the Canadian group. Just starting to find my way around the site. Lots of stuff here.

Dan
 
 
 

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