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"Hi David, Yes I have bought from pet shops,also from Tesco. Yorkshire Trading were t…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 30, 2014 to Box for three string reso

11 Apr 30, 2014
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"Hi Rand, A few years ago I made a pizza shovel (for getting the pizza in and out of…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 10, 2014 to Box for three string reso

11 Apr 30, 2014
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"Here are two more builds using this basic box design.This time with dog bowl resonat…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 9, 2014 to Box for three string reso

11 Apr 30, 2014
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"Now where can I get a Eu Long Lid? That body design with this headstock.Forget the G…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 8, 2014 to Notes on Making Sound Boxes for Metal Resonator CBGs

8 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by Philip Hale

"Rand, There is a beautiful classic look to that build with the Eu Long Lid, I really…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 8, 2014 to Notes on Making Sound Boxes for Metal Resonator CBGs

8 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by Philip Hale

"What Bert describes is a traditional way of box making.That way you're certain the l…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Dec 30, 2013 to Building your own box that opens? Anyone done this?

12 Jun 17, 2014
Reply by gary sheldon

"Hi Rand the holes were cut using a home made cutter the blade is a sharpened piece o…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Dec 3, 2013 to Box for three string reso

11 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Michael Fred Johnson

"This is a photo of the neck joint on an earlier build cut with a router using  …"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Nov 30, 2013 to Box for three string reso

11 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Michael Fred Johnson

"Would think you could afford to remove some timber from the top of the through neck…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Nov 9, 2013 to Problem with home-made box - warbling/distorting sound

13 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Richey Kay

"Definitely  use Titebond ( Titebond 1 can be steamed apart if a repair is neede…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Nov 9, 2013 to Problem with home-made box - warbling/distorting sound

13 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Richey Kay

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