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photos of old ukulele

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Krantz Dec 9, 2019. 4 Replies

Whilst talking to a gentleman at a music store the topic of cigarbox guitars came up.He told me his grandfather built a cigarbox ukulele in the early 30`s and he has it still.He was kind enough to…Continue

potential slide or nut material

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Jordan Nov 25, 2019. 4 Replies

Has anyone looked into using Tagua nut for slides or nuts,here`s a description,  Tagua nuts are small (roughly 2″ long) seeds from palm trees in the Phytelephas genus. Beneath the thin, brown, flaky…Continue

anyone seen these Pearlman bass guitars yet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan Sep 4, 2019. 1 Reply

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foot stomper....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blues Frog Sep 3, 2016. 8 Replies

Just sharing a picContinue

 

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Doug Krantz liked Taffy Evans's discussion From Oil to Sawdust.....creating a new workspace.
Sep 19, 2020
Doug Krantz replied to Paul Said's discussion String height on new build
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Doug Krantz replied to Paul Said's discussion String height on new build
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skip kern and Doug Krantz are now friends
Jun 5, 2020
skip kern commented on Doug Krantz's blog post 1947 plymouth hubcap
"Doug: this is great: as a hot rodder i have some old ford v-8 hub caps form the 1930s: the caps look to be about the same size: the ford ones i believe are one piece: nice, skip"
Jun 4, 2020
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Doug Krantz commented on Doug Krantz's blog post Bug sprayer
"The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1948 was awarded to Paul Hermann Müller "for his discovery of the high efficiency of DDT"
Mar 9, 2020
François commented on Doug Krantz's blog post Bug sprayer
"The best thing is that it won't get attacked by termites ;-) Just watch out for the DDT leftovers in the can..."
Mar 9, 2020
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Doug Krantz commented on Doug Krantz's blog post Bug sprayer
"thank you Poorness Studios"
Mar 8, 2020
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Doug Krantz commented on Doug Krantz's blog post Bug sprayer
"Thanks Myron, wanted to make the fill cap into the volume knob, maybe down the road."
Mar 7, 2020
Myron Joe Hickel commented on Doug Krantz's blog post Bug sprayer
"Now that must have been fun getting the pots into the pot. Nice build."
Mar 7, 2020

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Bug sprayer

Posted on March 6, 2020 at 7:05pm 6 Comments

 60`s something pump style bug sprayer, electric, purple heart inlay and bridge,

red oak nut and fabricated steel string holder.…

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1947 plymouth hubcap

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 12:25pm 3 Comments

Found this hubcap in the weeds behind an 1880`s log cabin ive been helping with.

These style of hubcaps are a two piece construction and can be separated, 

this is how the body  was made. It`s a 23 inch scale with a purple heart fret board.…

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At 10:01pm on May 24, 2017, Ryuji Ding Yamazaki said…
Thx for friend request ! I'm living in Japan .
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Hi there ! thanx for your kind comment. C ya !

 
 
 

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