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Wen drill press?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris F May 17. 9 Replies

I'm thinking about buying a bench top drill press, mostly for doing tuner holes. Have used a hand drill up till now, with varying results. I'm leaning towards the 8 inch Wen, 75$ - + . Anybody have…Continue

 

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JIMMY DRIFTWOOD playing on his famous homemade guitar

So many people have asked me about the full clip. Here it is!! The late and great Jimmy Driftwood home on his ranch in Timbo, Arkansas playing on his famous ...
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Gerald McGrory commented on jeff weins's blog post 6 string lap steel
"Looks great. I need to dig out and dust off the one I started years ago."
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6 string lap steel

A little while back I made a 4 string lap steel, I recently finished a 6 string  version trying to refine the design(thank you National New Yorker).https://youtu.be/9rUfdKCgJoE…See More
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6 string lap steel

Posted on June 3, 2018 at 6:00pm 3 Comments

A little while back I made a 4 string lap steel, I recently finished a 6 string  version trying to refine the design(thank you National New Yorker).

https://youtu.be/9rUfdKCgJoE…

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2 pickups 2 vol pots #2

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 4:14pm 1 Comment

This is my 2nd try at using 2 pick ups and 2 vol pots. This time I used a mini humbucker(10k) at the neck with a 500k pot and a single coil(9k) at the bridge with a 250k pot…

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soundboard wood

Posted on April 29, 2016 at 4:50pm 4 Comments

I was looking for a more resonate wood for my next project. Found this company Luthiers Mercantile International. They describe the wood as low grade soundboards, that you can use for practicing inlays or joining. For what we do the stuff is really nice, and 20$ for 5 bookmatched sets it was worth a try.              …

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2 pickups 2 volume pots

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 4:00pm 14 Comments

I recently finished a 3 stringer with 2 pickups controlled by 2 volume pots,instead of a 3 way switch.Thanks to David L.for telling me about this idea (Stracciatella Mod). I used the coils from 2 Gitty Gold Foil pickups.Diodes are soldered between each pot and the jack. Instead of soldering my grounds to the back of the pots, I flattened a piece "tin" from a can and mounted the pots thru the metal and tied all the grounds together with a bolt. It made a nice clean connection.

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