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Convertible Fretboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by rich poulin Sep 29, 2010. 15 Replies

Has anyone tried to make a convertible fingerboard/neck? I'm thinking of using a 3/16" fretboard which could be clipped to the neck with small rare-earth magnets.This would allow fretted playing and…Continue


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At 1:18pm on August 25, 2011, Michael Benneyworth said…
Thanks for the offer, I might just take you up on that. I'm working with a bunch of salvaged parts most of the time but there's always something. I need to work out the volume pot on the 3 string I mentioned, which is not built with a cigar box BTW. I made the body for it out of some pine, Baltic ply and sheet metal. Will have to get the pix up....
At 10:34am on August 25, 2011, Michael Benneyworth said…

That explains why I haven't been able to find any good boxes in town....

Only have one three string build and I haven't put pics up yet.

Yours look interesting.

At 6:46am on August 25, 2011, Michael Benneyworth said…

Hi Rich,

You're in Victoria too? didn't spot that.


At 1:37am on June 16, 2011, Jon Pruett said…

Great looking builds!  A custom guitar shop in Victoria contacted me looking for instruments to resell, and I thought they would appreciate your work too. Please drop me a message if it's OK to pass along your contact info.


At 2:35pm on December 18, 2010, Catalyst said…

THanks Rich! love the asym diddly bow


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