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"Until I saw this I didn't know I'd built a Tres Cubano back in 2011 this was inspire…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Tres Cubano Build

18 Dec 9, 2021
Reply by Paul Craig

"Here's a home made metal bridge that has the advantage of having adjustable height"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Hard metal bridges

2 Oct 22, 2021
Reply by Michael Fred Johnson

"This on is painted on with oils, the second is a photo, printed on plain paper and s…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Drawings or pictures on the box

6 Oct 22, 2021
Reply by Chad Taylor

"The dovetails will give you a strong box and you won't need to brace the corners. Yo…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Nov 7, 2019 to Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes

43 Nov 23, 2019
Reply by MadGomer

"Mainly Titebond original.Hot glue for encapsulating piezo discs. Must have developed…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied May 16, 2018 to Glues?

10 May 17, 2018
Reply by Uncle John

"P.S.Feuillus also sell replacement laths for garden seats that are about the right s…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"The neck is 5/8"thick at the nut and 7/8" at the heel.The finger board and spacers a…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"For timber in the UK try Feuillus Fencing,sapele,oak,lime,walnut,wenge etc.For finge…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"This tenor four string is 1 1/8" at the nut and 1 3/8" at the body.being a four stri…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 4, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"Setting the neck down 3 degrees allows you to use a higher bridge increasing the bre…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Feb 16, 2018 to Neck to Body offset

10 Apr 6, 2018
Reply by Thomas Parr

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