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Truss rods in lap steel?

Hey Good People, the question is fairly simple: does a lap steel need a truss rod or can it be worked out by using sufficiently rigid mater…

Started by Henrik Jørgensen

22 Jul 27, 2019

How to make a lap harp/psaltery /zither including diy zither pins

So I decided to go a bit fancy and knocked up a psaltery and did up an instructable for it. I  even made my own zither pins.  https://www.…

Started by Titch the Clown

2 Oct 20, 2018
Reply by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly

Make a 2x4 Lap Steel Guitar

This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I've ever built, and it took me only an hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

17 May 8, 2018
Reply by bud molson

CONTEST: The 2x4 Challenge!!! May 2017

CONTEST OVERVIEW: What instrument can you build that starts with a 2x4 plank?  We're looking for the most spectacular, innovative, intere…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

57 May 31, 2017
Reply by John Bernyk

Questions about building a squareneck style resonator out of a tool box

Hey everyone.  I recently picked a really cool old metal tool box that is large enough to hold a full size biscuit cone and I intend to bui…

Started by Leo Ash

4 Jan 19, 2012
Reply by atkinson traveler


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