From what I am seeing, you are working on my tuning. I will eventually build a cigar box, with 4 strings tuned DBGD, because I'm a reformed banjo player, who plays tenor and plectrum guitars in that key. I also play dobro in two sets of G, but I have the most horrible time of transferring what I know fro the dobro to bottle neck guitar. changing from looking over the the fingerboard while it lying flat with that heavy bar, to a bottle neck vertically, really throws me off. I wack the thing on the frets, and it sounds like hell. Let me know what you have for trying to tame this. I have a real nice "Tenorcaster" that would work well for what I'm trying to accomplish. I'm guessing, I'd have to have a riser that jumps over the bridge to be able to play slide cleanly. Point me in the right direction!
Jul 29, 2018
Finally retired now. Thinking about guitars again. I have projects to finish. I went to Bethlehem Pa for a inlay course. Need to get back into it. Finish My inlay projects. I have an old LYS. Old Godin from the 1980s. I refinished the top. Had water damage. Seems to still be straight. I want to upgrade the dots. Maybe use the flower inlay or something. LYS means Lilly In French. What iconic inlay from Canada would be appropriate
Jan 30, 2020
That LYS was made in about 1983 before the factory caught fire. It's a nice Guitar. X braced like a un-scalloped brace Martin. Large sized scale. Built like a tank.
I want to add a pick up and get it playing. Need to do the inlay.