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Joining Lumber

Apologies as I already posted this in Baritone, before realising it probably belonged in here. My question is, I have a pile of 2x4 pieces…

Started by Where's Uranus?

8 Jun 4, 2013
Reply by Mark Lindsay

Fretboard radius

Was going to throw this container away and noticed It had a nice radius to the sides. I'm thinking of Filling it with plaster, covering wit…

Started by Wade

1 Feb 11, 2013
Reply by rusty case

Free grounding foil

I was ready to toss my foil coffee bag when it Occurred to me- this could make some great foil for grounding One of my builds. I may have t…

Started by Wade

0 Feb 10, 2013

Free Fret dot markers

  I use a hole punch and some veneer scraps. I also use the inside spike of pop rivets(after using those for string openings) for nice side…

Started by Wade

23 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by Mark Lindsay

Recycled tonewood

I'd like to discuss a bona fide tone wood source here. and the logistics involved in gathering it for recycling into newly built instrument…

Started by rusty case

13 Nov 21, 2012
Reply by rusty case

Low $ substitute for banjo face?

Is there something common that could be employed for a drum skin or banjo face? My near empty dogfood bag was noisy the other day when I m…

Started by rusty case

6 Nov 18, 2012
Reply by rusty case

Cheapo strings

I'm nearly done with my first build. It's a ukulele. I know that the better the strings, the better the sound, but right now I don't have s…

Started by Karl G. Siewert

4 Aug 27, 2012
Reply by rusty case

Hand saw.

I was ready to throw out an old hack saw blade but then I took a closer look at it. The blade was worn out in the middle, not the last few…

Started by Wade

2 Aug 27, 2012
Reply by rusty case

Tennis, anyone?

For the life of me, I couldn't find a way to limk attachments to the Comments section, so I guess i'll Thread it. Two tennis rackets, one…

Started by Order99

4 Aug 18, 2012
Reply by Order99

1/2 Priced Nuts and Saddles

Ok, now here's the thing, this is where some mathematics comes in. I like using a bolt as a nut and eye-bolt as saddles and bridges on some…

Started by Claude

10 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by Order99

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The Effects of Coffee, in a good way, folks........

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by Wilda Connell Aug 5, 2020. 7 Replies

Low Budget Sanding Tool

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by Order99 Jun 10, 2020. 3 Replies

Nails for frets?

Started by Mike. Last reply by Alan Robinson Aug 1, 2017. 8 Replies

Flea market finds

Started by Mike Jul 24, 2017. 0 Replies

Not just a lolly stick

Started by Wade Jan 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Save that box screw up!

Started by Wade. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Dec 4, 2014. 2 Replies

CB string height gauge

Started by Wade. Last reply by Wade Jul 9, 2014. 2 Replies

Recycled stuff

Started by Keith 66 Jun 11, 2014. 0 Replies

Free recycled Piezo pickups

Started by Wade. Last reply by Rob Brighton Jul 3, 2013. 19 Replies

Joining Lumber

Started by Where's Uranus?. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Jun 4, 2013. 8 Replies

Fretboard radius

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Feb 11, 2013. 1 Reply

Free grounding foil

Started by Wade Feb 10, 2013. 0 Replies

Free Fret dot markers

Started by Wade. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Feb 3, 2013. 23 Replies

Recycled tonewood

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 21, 2012. 13 Replies

Low $ substitute for banjo face?

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Cheapo strings

Started by Karl G. Siewert. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 4 Replies

Hand saw.

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Tennis, anyone?

Started by Order99. Last reply by Order99 Aug 18, 2012. 4 Replies

1/2 Priced Nuts and Saddles

Started by Claude. Last reply by Order99 Apr 8, 2012. 10 Replies

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