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Some of my past and present fretting ideas.

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Jan 9. 4 Replies

Hi All, at last I have found time to post this info.Captions should be on most photos.I obtained this fret plotting info on a sheet of paper back in the 1970's and transferred it to this sheet of…Continue

Pictures after Text?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 14, 2016. 3 Replies

sHi, I just started a post on fret work that contains quite a few pictures [and scrapped it]  what I need is the picture to follow the text. Is there a reliable way to do this? I've tried but only…Continue

Removing a Fingerboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 2, 2016. 7 Replies

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Taffy Evans replied to Joe Nanzer's discussion Neck bows?
"Hi, I saw the words natural reverb mentioned here and thought I'd share how I got natural reverb in my most recent build. I was nothing to do with necks but with how I built the body. Very responsive. I use a Pig Nose amp a lot but found it…"
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Taffy Evans replied to Joe Nanzer's discussion Neck bows?
"Way to go! Another contribution to a more stable neck is a good firm fret job. Taff"
Jan 9
JL replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Some of my past and present fretting ideas.
"Very nice, thank you"
Jan 9
Taffy Evans replied to Joe Nanzer's discussion Neck bows?
"Hi Joe, the most stable necks I think are when timber is cut on the 1/4, grain running vertically top to bottom. If I cant get this, the photo shows what I do if the grain is too far off of vertical. I've seen some rock maple electric…"
Jan 9
Henry Strat-o-varius Lowman commented on Taffy Evans's blog post My latest and best Six stringer
"In a word: BEAUTIFUL!!"
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"Very nice. Love the sound holes. "
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Taffy Evans commented on Taffy Evans's blog post My latest and best Six stringer
"Hi Guy's thanks for the comments, I saw quite a few more somewhere but they are not here so thanks to you guys also. Uncle John: I bolt my 3-4 necks the same way but with a small neck block. Kigar: here's a photo of the bracing, I'm…"
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"A beaut, Taffy. Sound holes and surround are clean and precise."
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Diglydog commented on Taffy Evans's blog post My latest and best Six stringer
"That's a very tidy piece of work.  Really nicely done with superb detail.  Great job !"
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"Great job!"
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Taffy Evans replied to john mackay's discussion scarf joint?
"Hi, just for the record. I have a couple of Martin guitars in the shop for repair that have 15deg peghead angle. Taff"
Jan 7
Uncle John commented on Taffy Evans's blog post My latest and best Six stringer
"That is a beauty.  Good work and I'm glad it is a good sounding good player.   I am kind of wishing / thinking about a bigger box six.   If I do it, I will try to remember and maybe repeat how you did the bolt on neck."
Jan 7

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My latest and best Six stringer

Posted on January 6, 2017 at 8:45pm 6 Comments

Hi Guy's just thought I'd share my latest build.

I think I posted this in the wrong place earlier, so I'll go again. Its…

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A Dulcimer from Way Waaaay Back

Posted on July 19, 2016 at 7:57pm 1 Comment

Hi, This dulcimer was my first build ever [apart from a mandolin built without plans or one to copy, but from photos]. Anyway built in…

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Dulcimer from way back

Posted on July 19, 2016 at 7:25pm 0 Comments

Hi, I hear its Dulcimer week. Here's a photo of one I built some time ago being played by my young granddaughter. She's a young kid there but the manager of a jewellery shop now, phew! how time fly's.

I walked in the room and found that she had picked up the stick dulcimer and found one of my slides and…

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Violin with a difference.

Posted on July 5, 2016 at 8:21pm 5 Comments

I thought I would add these photos of a violin I built, as I've just seen mention of CB violins. Must have built it about 25 years…

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