"You could try my skunk removal recipe. The solution oxidizes pretty much anything.
1/3 cup dish soap
1/3 cup hydrogen peroxide (the regular first aid one)
1/3 cup baking soda.
Mix so it's the consistency of pancake batter. Apply, wait a bit…"
I picked up a few great boxes at my local flea market, and one of them has this nasty smoke smell to it. It's not too noticeable, but I'd like to get rid of it. Does anybody have any tips for removing the smell from the wood?See More
"Just be careful of the down pressure from the strings' break angle across the bridge, cookie tin lids aren't as rigid as paint can lids. Perhaps some sort of jack screw to raise the tail piece like a commercial banjo has to allow you…"
"One thing I discovered when I built mine is that in order to get that true banjo sound you have to use real banjo strings.
And on the good side they require less tension than guitar necks.
I discovered this by accident when I noticed that the neck…"
"Hi Ashley, I’ve built many cookietin guitars and a few banjos as well. I just posted a video here of a banjo I built using a salad bowl for the hoop and a silver-plated serving plate for the head! It sounds reasonably good all things…"
"It wont matter if it’s paint, coffee, or cookies, as long as it has a big enough lip to catch the box & thick enough to handle the downward pressure from string pull without bending? Use the Search bar for pics, I’m sure you’ll…"