"You can make the scale length anything you want as long as your strings go over the pick up. When I designed this lap steel I took into account a 25.5 inch scale length from the nut to the middle of the pickup. Just like a Dobro. So the…"
"very nice work.looks great. I thought about making one also but keep putting it off.
I have a technical question. since your using the 1/2 aluminum for the nut and bridge, then am I correct in assuming the adjustable tailpiece is…"
"I use bamboo skewers as fret markers and dowel rod for dots drilled and sanded flush. I have also tried tee shirt transfer paper. Printed on an ink jet printer and ironed on the fretboard then peel the backing off. It should have a…"
howdy paul--i jus stopped in ta answer yer question about the wirespool fretless banjo build,s strings.---i used nylon classical strings made by Labella and the drone string is an unwound string that is prolly real catgut that i got from an old russian 3 string guitar i bought some time ago. thanks fer yer question.