Joe Caruso
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Joe Caruso commented on Loco's group Canadian CBG
"Tom - My bad - I typed Tony instead of Tom earlier - need new glasses - apologies."
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"Tony - i have not had to pay duty ever on anything from Gitty. My largest order ever was $170US. If you don't mind my asking,under what condition did they ask you pay duty? and are you any relation to Steven? ;-)"
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Joe Caruso commented on Loco's group Canadian CBG
"I hear you Peggy I have knocked my brains out trying to find alternatives to US exchange and shipping - there are a few - dollar stores - I have scored a bag of 3/4 inch grommets and a bag of very small ferrules at dollar stores and still haunt them…"
Oct 24
Joe Caruso replied to Mike's discussion Headstock templates in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Here's a few - I print the diagrams glue onto masonite and make a hard template and reuse. Hope this helps. Resize as required. "
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Joe Caruso replied to Mike's discussion scarf joint / miter saw in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Not overthinking before spending big bucks on something Questions - is it 15 degrees off zero or the back fence? Mine doesn't do 15 off the back fence ( would be 75 off of zero) and 15 off of zero will require two cuts (are you ok with that?)…"
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"great job.,.,very desirable.,.,.,"
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Joe Caruso replied to Niall Sheedy's discussion 1st build.. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Congrats Niall - big step 4 strings and fretted - I'm still learning (and make mistakes)cuz I never build the same thing twice so welcome to the club."
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
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 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
At 1:09pm on July 13, 2015, John W Brown said…

Glad to Joe, just got into this, going to add more pics-----jb

At 3:11pm on May 26, 2015, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Joe

 
 
 

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