I posted a recent video where I made a diddley bow in 10 minutes. It came out surprisingly well for how quickly I did it, but I decided to go back and modify a few things to make it a little more robust... and just for fun, I painted it orange.

Intro - 0:00
What Would I Do Differently? - 0:36
Painting - 1:51
Crafting a Nut - 2:28
Re-installing Hardware & Painting Fretlines - 3:22
Wire Routing - 4:46
Re-installing Electronics & String - 5:23
Rundown of Mods - 6:12
Trick to Deal with Hum - 7:48
Sound Sample - 8:34
Conclusion - 9:16

See the first video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEa3OYoMeds

See a playlist with more Musical DIY Projects here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwIixlr7C6KUbPfAgFP6Sn4D46L0i0CQD

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Comment by Poorness Studios on May 28, 2022 at 8:23am

Every video is rough until you edit it Taffy. Including this one. Ha ha. No, I totally get what you're saying. Making 3 or 4 videos out of one video is sometimes a better way to consume it.

Comment by Taffy Evans on May 28, 2022 at 2:21am
Hi Brian Q, I did not want to put the video out on youtube, as it's a bit rough around the edges and unedited, but I thought the content would be good for new member builders as was the person it was made for at the time. I have tried for months to find a way to make it into episodes. I'll keep trying.

Sorry to highjack your thread poorness.
Taff
Comment by Poorness Studios on May 26, 2022 at 3:13pm

Thanks for checking in Taffy and Brian. I like to watch build vids whether they're 2 min or 2 hours.

Comment by BrianQ. on May 26, 2022 at 2:39am

Most people use those hooks on the headstock for hanging.Taff, make it into a Blog post with a description of what’s entailed & include a link to the video on YouTube? Or cut it down into 2 or 3 parts, easy peasy? 

Comment by Taffy Evans on May 26, 2022 at 2:24am

Hi, looks like you had fun doing that video, well done. I have a build video I want to post but it’s possibly too big, runs for about 30mins, and I can’t shorten it.
Taff

Comment by Poorness Studios on May 25, 2022 at 9:44am

Thanks John. Maybe it will become a new trend. Plant hook plank diddleys.

Comment by Uncle John on May 25, 2022 at 9:13am

I like what you did with it!

Comment by Poorness Studios on May 25, 2022 at 8:10am

Thanks Doug. It's kinda funny cuz the original build was just about throwing something together but now... I really like it.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on May 24, 2022 at 11:35pm

That Diddley bow cleaned up nicely Kale! It looks great; orange suits it well. Another fun video.

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