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Mounting magnetic pickup under 1/4" wood lid. Thoughts?

Any thoughts on mounting a magnetic (std electric guitar) pickup under the 1/4" wood lid (COHOBA box)? Better to cut a hold and mount expos…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

18 Jun 18, 2009
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uke string guages

What would be correct steel string gauges for soprano cigar box uke with piezo pickup?

Started by Michael Melonhead

1 Jun 17, 2009
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Fingerlakes Fest 2?

Just floating a trial balloon, here . . . . Finger Lakes Fest number 1 was a magical (but poorly attended) event last October in beautiful…

Started by Kevin Sprague (Knotlenny)

4 Jun 17, 2009
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Position markers. Help

Hi Folks Any idea's of what to use for position markers on fretboard and on the neck. Tam

Started by Tam Givens

12 Jun 17, 2009
Reply by Michael Melonhead

"Little Buddy" Diddley Bow

I got another new diddley bow design done - I'm calling it the "Little Buddy" - The scale length is only 17" and the whole thing including…

Started by Dennis Brooker

4 Jun 16, 2009
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What size finishing nails for frets?

Does anyone have a recommendation for which size nail to use for frets?

Started by Dan Sleep

8 Jun 16, 2009
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Laminated Neck problem

I was trying to make a laminated neck that is made from three 1/4 inch pieces of wood. Two of them are red oak, and the one in the middle i…

Started by Dan Sleep

6 Jun 16, 2009
Reply by Dennis R. Dehart

CAN BEANS!!

Beans Hambone's 1931 recording of 'Beans' sure is a nifty little novelty CBG record. I know, it's historically significant and all that - b…

Started by Kevin Sprague (Knotlenny)

8 Jun 15, 2009
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pick ups anyone?

I have 4 various pick-ups that I bought from a friend thinking I'd put them in my builds but honestly, I think that is a bit out of my capa…

Started by Anderson

2 Jun 14, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Marshall effects pedal board

Hi guys..Anyone out there familiar with this Marshall effects pedal board?? I can't find any info whatsoever on the net..Any help would b…

Started by Jim Tupper

5 Jun 14, 2009
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