250 and 100 lb test fishing line strings, 23.5” scale length, GD tuning, 1/16” plywood top, various 3D printed components (marble filament), laminated yardstick neck, custom tuners, …

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Comment by Doug Thorsvik on January 20, 2022 at 5:13pm

Thanks Kale! DIY tuners have always appealed to me but they have to work well. I explored the options years ago before my 3D printer, and concluded I didn’t have the tools or skills. I revisited it last year when Mike Simpson sent me a YouTube video of 3D printed traditional style tuners; I printed them and they didn’t work, but it got me thinking … so I took a fresh look at the problem. I get by with a little help from my friends!

Comment by Poorness Studios on January 20, 2022 at 8:39am

I love all these clever gadgets you're creating to make CBG building more accessible Doug. Great ideas.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on January 19, 2022 at 10:45pm

Thanks Brian! The tuners actually work pretty good with fishing line which does not have near the tension of steel strings.

Comment by BrianQ. on January 19, 2022 at 12:30am

A feat of modern ingenuity!! 

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