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A Sobering thought on safety & lessons learnt

Just had an incident happen in my life that really drove home the safety issues when working with any power tools.

A friend of mine died last week from a chainsaw accident.

Sadly it was not necessarily a fatal injury but because he was on his property by himself he bled out leaving two gorgeous angels 18 month and 4 years behind him. 

What is it that I can take away from this tragedy to give it some…

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Added by Penny Nelson on February 11, 2013 at 6:35am — 6 Comments

Apprently CBG's are an essential for the End of the World.

Its the end of the world - Have a Cigar Box Guitar

Added by Penny Nelson on December 22, 2012 at 3:48am — 2 Comments

Build related links

These are some great sites that I have stumbled across that I dont want to lose. Hopefully others might find them useful. These are not specific CBG sites but rather amature luthier and Uke sites that I felt I could learn from and apply the information.  

This woman is a school teacher who builds guitars during her summer holidays. Awesome site with a tour of her workshop, links to luthier supply shops & Jig ideas I spent about an hour on this site and there is so much to go…

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Added by Penny Nelson on May 5, 2012 at 4:19am — No Comments

The Deco box saga continues...

Just when I thought it was finished....

But another useful lesson learnt. Click here for more pics  Never try and glue a bridge on to an existing finish. Wood glue requires…

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Added by Penny Nelson on November 6, 2011 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

Ruff n Fluff Sound Check

Hi All,
Its's 5.30am here so this is a bit Ruff. But wanted to share - not sure if you can here it in this but the cookie tin creates some amazing overtones.

Ruff n Fluff sound check - click here

Have a great day/night where ever you are
Penny

Added by Penny Nelson on July 14, 2011 at 3:42pm — 8 Comments

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