"Steampunk to me is like the sci-fi of the early industrial revolution. I really dig 20th century art deco and the art nouveau of the Victorian age and steampunk fits into those realms as well.
My wife is an Etsy crafter and some how managed to…"
"My wifey got me a high dollar guitar strap which was REALLY cool but not something I considered worth spending $70 for. It was a rifle bullet bandolier with silver faux bullets made of heavy leather and buckle. If I were in a band I would have…"
"Pine will dampen the tone because of the softness but if you are not planning on fingering the frets and only sliding them it won't be as much of an issue. I would avoid it personally for the reasons people listed in this thread. For a dollar…"
"Another thing, people who are way too hung up on Stevie Ray Vaughn need to realize that not everybody likes SRV. I'm not saying he wasn't good, all I'm saying is that some of us have got burned out on him and have a hard time even…"
"There are probably a bunch more to add to this list when it comes to putting a band together and practicing, especially if you want to put a band together that can actually go and play in front of people.
*** Is it wise to get mad when the…"
"I picked up on a similar deal a couple of years ago at a flea market. It was a Lyon which I think they used to sell before they called it First Act. It had been dropped which left a nasty ding in the body but for $45 I couldn't pass it up…"
"Well, I can testify that a handheld electric jigsaw isn't going to be great for cutting the neck sound area. it was fine for cutting the steps down, but the sound slot I cut is no where near as straight as your saw/chisel work. I'm using…"
"The spacing of the strings is really a matter of preference. You might want to make them like a regular acoustic spacing though. It won't have impact on the sound as much as your comfort in playing. Bottom line, not too close together, not too…"
"Harbor Freight has a multi-tool for about $40 and if you keep your eyes open in Readers Digest and other mags you can find a 20% off coupon. Make sure to use it alot in the first 90 days because the reviews I read some of them will fail rather…"