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"Sometimes simple is elegant.  The minimal wings look great.  "

Wichita Sam replied Apr 3, 2014 to Builders tricks

4 Apr 3, 2014
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"When I use a hard tail like on the Havanna Honey, I use a piece of 1/4" hard wood (m…"

Wichita Sam replied Apr 13, 2012 to Bridge attachment comparison.

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Reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan)

"I've done both and had both work well.  I actually think that you can get away with…"

Wichita Sam replied Apr 7, 2012 to Bridge attachment comparison.

19 Jul 10, 2013
Reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan)

" shows 1/4" dots at 7, 12, 19  and 3/16" dots at 3,5,9, 15. "

Wichita Sam replied Jan 26, 2011 to Dot size

6 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Penny Nelson

"Diane, The curve is the same radius up and down the board, it's just wider at the b…"

Wichita Sam replied Jun 29, 2009 to Fingerboards and Frets

7 Feb 1, 2010
Reply by Roger Martin

"Diane, the only other thing I would add to what JuJu said (listen to him, he's a mas…"

Wichita Sam replied Jun 25, 2009 to Neck design and construction

13 Jun 26, 2009
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"vanity....vanity....putting sequines on a sow's ear doesn't make it a silk purse....…"

Wichita Sam replied Jun 12, 2009 to Braces and bars.

8 Mar 20, 2015
Reply by Monterey

"Randy, You might try looking at this webpage http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie…"

Wichita Sam replied Feb 20, 2009 to Tuning pegs

4 Feb 27, 2009
Reply by Wade

"Hi wade, Typical woods for the pegs are rosewood or ebony... I'm installed pegs in…"

Wichita Sam replied Feb 19, 2009 to Tuning pegs

4 Feb 27, 2009
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