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About twelve months ago I began clearing a derelict garage in back of our house of decades of festering nastiness, then- during the hottest late summer I can remember- demolishing and hauling away…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 2, 2019. 52 Replies 5 Likes
This has been niggling at me for months, and now is the time to raise this in the community. I’m guessing that many of you have, in response to some question or another, replied “I build guitars.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David L. Jul 18, 2018. 4 Replies 2 Likes
They seem to be rife in the US, but I can find no mention of any upcoming CBG-related events in the UK. Any clues, anyone?Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Jun 9, 2018. 4 Replies 0 Likes
Springs in guitars- yes or no? If yes, why- and how.Continue
Well i use a template draw by my self (paper) put sharkcole on the back and draw over that on the place on the Box, and then drill small holes in the inside of the cutout drawing and use a scrollsaw, and cut away sand them down and if you like for special effect paint the rim gold or any other color of disire! Good Luck and Greeeeeettsss zz A.D.
Hi there Wal, Thanks for the Kind remarks there, thank you for detecting, i like to see my self a adept of the worldfair composer Varese, who workt whit klang & tone ,in a similar fasion like Zappa does or did must say, Music concrete as we say. Thanks again for your interest in the Work! Greeeettss A.D.
Posted on April 17, 2018 at 9:41am 3 Comments 5 Likes
I should share this, because much of it was shared with me- and it has helped me enormously. I've been building these things for less than a year, and I now find that each new instrument I finish plays like a real guitar. For the love of Gitty, some of them may even be saleable... Anyway, here goes.
I was initially shy of showing my builds to my friend S. Not only is she a skilled carpenter and fully qualified boatbuilder, she does not suffer fools gladly either. But she was really…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2018 at 10:18am 10 Comments 9 Likes
One day last summer I was driving down the hill to the local market town for bits and pieces. Saw a 'bike down in the middle of the road, so stopped and asked the chap in black leathers if he was OK. When he turned I could see he was my age-ish- late 50s, grey beard, that sort of thing. "Fine" he said, "only had this thing a couple of days", so I drove on. Got to town, parked, and burst out laughing. My wife, I thought, is luckier than she knows. There was a chap who may not have ridden a…Continue