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Comment by Lappy on June 20, 2021 at 7:01pm

I marked 1.5 inches high all around the can with a fine tipped sharpie. I used a dremel with a cut off wheel to cut the can. It can be done with a fine tooth hacksaw but you have to support the can on the inside. Clamp a 2 x 4 off the bench and hang the can on it. Then use light cuts.

Comment by Sam Brown on June 20, 2021 at 6:26pm

How did you cut the Coffee tin for the tone ring?  I've been wanting to build one of these and that's the part I can't figure out

Comment by Squirrel Bennett on June 6, 2021 at 8:41pm
Thank you! I enjoyed it and the reading, too.
Comment by Lappy on June 6, 2021 at 6:36pm

Here’s a video of the Frank Proffitt fretless banjo being played:

Comment by Squirrel Bennett on June 6, 2021 at 2:09pm

I'm impressed! Beautiful job on shaping and sanding. Are there any videos to see how it sounds?

Comment by Southern Ray on June 4, 2021 at 5:12pm
I'm with UJ on this.
Comment by Lappy on June 4, 2021 at 3:22pm
Thank you kindly Uncle John!
Comment by Uncle John on June 4, 2021 at 3:07pm
That is a gorgeous instrument.

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