John B Treutlein
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Look what I picked up

Started this discussion. Last reply by John B Treutlein Jul 2, 2023. 12 Replies

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Handy adhesive

Started this discussion. Last reply by John B Treutlein Mar 31, 2023. 12 Replies

  Just thought I’d let out a hint on an adhesive that’s worked for me well in woodwork,Gunsmithing and now in guitar building,it has a couple of real nice features it comes with a hypodermic type…Continue

My next creation,I’m hooked…I guess

Started Mar 2, 2023 0 Replies

  My new creation is coming along well ,using experience gained from No.1.I opted for a different tuning…why have only two guitars and tuned the same?Other than that I don’t have enough time in grade…Continue

Considering wood tuners

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Feb 17, 2023. 15 Replies

How do old style wood pegs work out for tuners on cgb’s?  I am considering instituting them into a build.Continue

 

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John B Treutlein replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Been awhile, lot of work to do on the Mando,took the deck off,now i have try repairing it or make a new one,the front of the board by the neck is basically several cracks or -splintered in other words,the rear crack is just one long one almost to…"
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"We seem to be having some problems,or is it just me?"
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John B Treutlein replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Amazing put together,was that made from a gourd of some type? I’ve used rubber band clamps for gun work and woodwork,useful where you want even pressure but not the mechanical power of clamps,I’ve got a few big giant rubber bands…"
Jun 1, 2023
Taffy Evans replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Hi John, no offers? Ok, here is what I do but it depends on the situation. I have used this Citar repair as a way of demonstrating extreme separation. You are on the right track with the rubber band method... ...and a differents instrument...…"
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John B Treutlein replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"See that,I never noticed the backwards tuners even though I know that tuners are placed that way for a reason, (inexperience,)I will keep it as original as possible when I make the fretboard and it might require a slight angle to the fretboard as in…"
May 30, 2023
Taffy Evans replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Hi again, I just checked my stash box of old tuners and have set's the same look as yours, without the slot dating prewar. Top brand Waverly also had the same look back in the day. To check if the tailpiece is original remove it and look for…"
May 28, 2023
Taffy Evans replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Hi, also the tuners are upside down, the gear wheel is normally at the underside of the worm drive gear. Have a look on inside of the plate for any markings too. Also check that the neck is at the correct projection to the bridge and will not…"
May 28, 2023
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Carl Floyd replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Love that bowl!"
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BrianQ. replied to John B Treutlein's discussion Look what I picked up
"Yes, looking at those plain stamped tuners shouts that it’s a lower model from the 60’s, if it were earlier, it would have some ornament engraved on the tuner plate. Also the tailpiece is a later style, an earlier tailpiece would have…"
May 27, 2023
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