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"Hey gang, RE: Tuning pegs: I learned a long time ago, when I'm making sawdust...…"

Al Lyons replied Jul 27, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hey Gang, Here's progress: End Pin I'll keep you posted. AL"

Al Lyons replied Mar 1, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"...And here we're gluing the neck into the box. AL."

Al Lyons replied Feb 25, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hi Gang, Here we are gluing the ebony fingerboard to the neck. I'll keep you p…"

Al Lyons replied Feb 25, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hi All, So, I purchased an ebony fingerboard off Ebay, which means I had to reexami…"

Al Lyons replied Feb 24, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hey Diane, I ordered a cheap fingerboard off Ebay yesterday, was less than $10 and s…"

Al Lyons replied Jan 31, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hey Gang,  So now, the issue is the neck and how to get the fingerboard rounde…"

Al Lyons replied Jan 28, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hey Gang,  So, at the end of weekend one, here we are with the pieces sort of…"

Al Lyons replied Jan 28, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Now, the F-Holes, I found the templates using Google, but I believe they actually or…"

Al Lyons replied Jan 27, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hi Diane,  Yes, I'm a little worried about width and bowing, but I am hoping it will…"

Al Lyons replied Jan 27, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

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