Thomas "Duck" Petry's Discussions (549)

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"So far from my experience, the bottom of the can has been strong enough without any…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jul 23, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Tuned that one to G with a .044 bronze wound string. I have used .041 aircraft safet…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jan 21, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"On the canjos I have built I just used the same basic scale length as my CBG builds…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jan 21, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Randal, if it was easy, everyone would be doing it. :)>"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 24, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Randal, that's a great looking 'Jo whatever you call it!"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 24, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Wouldn't a wooden can be a barrel? Hence if you build a canjo with a wooden can shou…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 22, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Probably would work, but the cookie tins seem to work pretty well as a resonator by…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 29, 2012 to resso cone

2 Oct 10, 2012
Reply by rusty case

"Right now the piezo is stuck inside the bottom of the can with doubleback tape. It s…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 26, 2012 to The Can

10 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Rand Moore

"Rusty Case, you have the right idea. Keep it simple and do what works best for you.…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 26, 2012 to The Can

10 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Rand Moore

"This one was my first build back in March when I got started on this stuff. Working…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 21, 2012 to The Cookie Tin Variety: a community image bank

34 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice)

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Can Cutting

Started by Mike Whisenhunt. Last reply by Adam Jellison Oct 7. 8 Replies

The Gas/Kerosene/Oil Can variety: a community image bank

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by James Conder Nov 5, 2018. 7 Replies

The Cookie Tin Variety: a community image bank

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) Aug 17, 2018. 34 Replies

How to adjust Intonation???

Started by JL. Last reply by Wichita Sam Mar 10, 2017. 9 Replies

1st Electric Canjo Build

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by TN Twang Aug 20, 2016. 4 Replies

Reds Wicked Apple canjo

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by TN Twang Aug 14, 2016. 8 Replies

Chromatic fretting.

Started by Graham Alibone. Last reply by Graham Alibone Sep 15, 2015. 6 Replies

Gunpowder Jug Resonator

Started by David Harris. Last reply by Greg Thompson Nov 27, 2014. 1 Reply

Can Jo for Children

Started by David Bowes. Last reply by David Bowes Sep 29, 2014. 11 Replies

Strings: Materials, Techniques, Sound, Etc.

Started by Dustan Eichler. Last reply by TN Twang Jun 13, 2014. 23 Replies

Circular hole tuner design

Started by Philip Daniel. Last reply by Rand Moore Apr 4, 2014. 10 Replies

cookie tin banjo (tinjo)

Started by Hillbilly Hobo. Last reply by Rand Moore Apr 4, 2014. 1 Reply

mag pup

Started by jabes. Last reply by jabes Mar 25, 2014. 2 Replies

Overthinking a simple cookie tin ?

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars). Last reply by PKB Jan 31, 2014. 7 Replies

brass canjo/cbg

Started by Mario Poggio. Last reply by Mario Poggio Nov 28, 2013. 7 Replies

Can Orientation

Started by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson. Last reply by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson Oct 20, 2013. 6 Replies

Scale length and bridge

Started by Battmann. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jul 23, 2013. 5 Replies

Attaching the Can

Started by Jim burt. Last reply by Russ Dugger Dec 13, 2012. 9 Replies

Loudness Versus Scale Length

Started by Randal. Last reply by Randal Oct 27, 2012. 9 Replies

resso cone

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by rusty case Oct 10, 2012. 2 Replies

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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"So it is, I was thinking of the neck above which is maple under the headstock and what looks like…"
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Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
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