Gus K
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Gus K replied to Jeffrey Phillips's discussion Finishing Fretboard in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Something seems wrong here."
Mar 4, 2020
Gus K replied to Jeffrey Phillips's discussion Finishing Fretboard in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Mar 3, 2020
Gus K replied to Jim Codog's discussion Yardstick Fretboards in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Here's a yardstick fingerboard with 4 strings."
Feb 17, 2020
Gus K replied to Michael shrader's discussion Snake oil pick up install question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Feb 17, 2020
Gus K replied to T-Gripped's discussion Too far gone?? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Feb 17, 2020
Gus K replied to Jim Codog's discussion Yardstick Fretboards in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Big bolts work fine."
Feb 13, 2020
Gus K replied to 3 Chord Ziggy's discussion Walnut overload in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"This stuff works well and is priced right. https://bit.ly/2UNtghr"
Feb 13, 2020
Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion "Rules? We don' need no stinkin' rules..."
"I like this guy take a peek at his various vids. Lotsa good stuff."
Jan 18, 2020
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"You got any of that gray wet/dry sandpaper?  Flip it over and use the paper side like you would the paper bag.  The poor man's micro-fine sandpaper."
Jan 18, 2020
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
Jan 18, 2020
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"No polyurethane in Watco Danish Oil."
Jan 17, 2020
Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion "Rules? We don' need no stinkin' rules..."
"This guy due to some physical restrictions had to adjust his technique."
Jan 17, 2020
Gus K liked Ron Lutz's blog post Dual lap steel
Jan 17, 2020
Gus K replied to Lothar Ahnert's discussion Nut milling
"Nice looking box.  Can't you just set the depth of the cut to 3mm and make multiple cuts till you get the width you need (6mm.) You will have to do a little clean up in the slot."
Dec 10, 2019
Gus K liked James Pobog's discussion Grandson's Xmas Lap Steel...
Dec 9, 2019
Gus K replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion HELP!! Going out of my flipping mind(intonation problem)
"If it's a fretted neck high action can also play hell with intonation as you will be stretching the string more to reach the fret, making it slightly 'sharp.' Here's a typical acoustic bridge. Note the angle and that treble…"
Dec 7, 2019

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