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michael spiker replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion 2017 Halloween Build-Off!
"This is my entry in the contest 6 1/2 foot tall but very playable the head piece is carved from a warped 2x6, the neck is laminated 2x6 , fretboard is oak hand radius-ed (that was fun), the bridge is plywood, the gargoyles were cut on a scroll saw,…"
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"thickness sander im building capacity of 1 15/16" to 0" anything bigger can go into the planer"
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"Great idea - like those 'cooling fins'!!   This looks well on the way to being a smokin' hot gitty!"
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"btw im a hot rodder and old skool tech i have to work on modern cars everyday got the idea for this after workin on my brothers 52 flattie"
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"first mockup still need another pu and switch, ermas comin supposed to be at least cat 4 when it gets here, we will see, still workin on the body at this point but i know as the week goes on its going to get worse weather wise im sure the weekend…"
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e-drum kit

Posted on June 11, 2017 at 8:43pm 2 Comments

Decided after the 2x4 contest that i wanted to build an e-drum version of my acoustic drum kit firstly to challenge myself secondly to keep good relations with my neighbors. also decided to once again use 2x4s

i got the stave rings glued up for the 20" bass and also started to improve the drum lathe i built i put my roughter table into the top of one of my benches and started building the uprights when done i should be able to do a drum from 6" to 24" and up to 20" long…

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At 10:25pm on June 7, 2017, Rose Ericson said…
Oh now you will be bomb barded with a million questions......are you going to use piezo's for the triggers? How will you isolate each drum so you do not get ghost beats? (I love drums)
At 10:09pm on June 7, 2017, Rose Ericson said…
I have thought many times about how much I would like to make a drum. Now you are going to make a whole set, dang that's amazing!!!!
 
 
 

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